Optometrist Tips for Heavy Computer Users

Posted on: 12 April 2017
One of the best ways to reduce eye strain is to reduce the amount of time that you spend staring into a screen. Unfortunately, for some professionals, it is impossible to not use a computer for long hours of the day. Fortunately, there are still some tricks that can be used to reduce the effects of eye strain. Close Your Eyes or Look Away From the Screen Depending on your work, it might be possible to close your eyes for a period of time while working.
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Keep An Eye Out For These Signs That Suggest Changes In Your Eyesight

Posted on: 6 May 2016
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

Posted on: 11 February 2016
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

Posted on: 3 September 2015
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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