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  • Two Tips To Help You Maintain The Health Of Your Eyes


    When your eyes work as they should, you likely don't give much thought to them.  It can be quite easy to forget how wonderful it is to have eyes capable of seeing all of the wonderful colors of the world around you.  However, if you want to enjoy that ability for the long haul, there are a few practices you should begin right now.  It's never too early to start learning about ophthamology and caring about the health of your eyes.
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  • Tips For Adjusting To Wearing Prescription Eyeglasses For The First Time In Your Life


    If you are getting older and have decided that it is time to get some reading glasses so you can read the small print in your newspaper again, then you need to understand that there will be an adjustment period for your new prescription eyeglasses. Since your eyes and brain need some time to adjust to seeing the world through a different lens, you may find this adjustment period to be uncomfortable and frustrating.
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  • Keep An Eye Out For These Signs That Suggest Changes In Your Eyesight


    When you wear glasses, an annual visit to your optometrist will reveal whether there's been enough of a change in your eyesight to warrant a new glasses prescription. However, there are times at which your eyesight will change dramatically in the months between your scheduled optometrist appointments, meaning that it's a good idea to schedule an additional appointment to confirm what you might suspect — that it's time for new glasses.
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  • 4 Signs That Your Child May Need Glasses


    Many children have vision problems, but since no one else can see exactly what your child is seeing, vision issues may not be detected right away. Living with vision problems can be difficult for a child, so it is important to know the signs and symptoms that he or she can't see well so you can take him or her to an optometrist for a vision screening and to get glasses if needed.
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  • Lifestyle Changes That May Stop The Effects Of Macular Degeneration


    Certain things you do in life can make your symptoms of macular degeneration worse, which will cause you to lose your eyesight faster. Learning what these are and finding ways to avoid them can be beneficial for your eyesight. Your optometrist can help you understand what these are and may give you a list of things to change. Here are four important changes you might see on the list your eye doctor gives you:
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  • Dealing With Corneal Ulcers


    Corneal ulcers are small holes in the cornea, the clear covering over the iris that also holds in the eye's fluid. Ulcers are potentially serious and, as soon as they are discovered, must be treated. There are several reasons why a corneal ulcer can form and their treatment is based on their cause. What are the symptoms of corneal ulcers? Corneal ulcers can present themselves as blurry vision in certain parts of the visual field.
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  • 4 Things You Need To Know Before Undergoing LASIK Surgery


    LASIK is a laser-assisted surgical procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea in order to correct your vision. The success rate of LASIK is quite high, with 96 percent of patients achieving their desired vision after undergoing the procedure. However, if you're considering LASIK as a way of reducing (or eliminating) your dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses, there are four things you should know: 1. You May Need a Second Surgery to Achieve Satisfactory Vision
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  • Can't See Well? Follow These Tips For Safer Nighttime Driving


    If you have trouble with your vision, you might have a hard time seeing when you drive at night. This can be a very frightening problem, but there are things that you can do. If you follow these tips, you're sure to feel more comfortable, confident and safe when you're on the road after the sun goes down. Make Sure Your Prescription is Up-to-Date First and foremost, make sure that your glasses or contact prescription is up-to-date.
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