Sunglasses And Reading Glasses: Why Prescription Eyewear Is Best

Even if you regularly visit an optometrist, you may not get all of your eyewear from them. Sunglasses and reading glasses are inexpensive purchases at discount stores and pharmacies, so you may be tempted to buy them there for their price and for the convenience. However, investing in prescription versions is a better option to protect and enhance your vision. Sunglasses Protecting your eyes from damaging UV rays is important to maintain good eye health.

Safeguarding Your Eyes: Keep The Fun In Summer With These Eye-Protecting Dos And Don'Ts

Summer is a time for family fun, but that family fun brings a lot of potential eye hazards if you aren’t careful. From too much exposure to the sun to projectiles from mowing the yard, there are special considerations that needs to be given to any and all summer activities in regards to eye health and your vision. Here are a few dos and don’ts for protecting your eyes this summer:

Treating Traumatic Eye Injuries

You never know when you may be in an accident that involves your eyes. Even a minor situation like splashing cleaning solution on an eye can cause major irritation and loss of sight. Learn how to respond to an injury to your eyes while you make your way to see an optometrist or emergency personnel. Quick action could prevent permanent loss of all or part of your sight. 1. Getting Something Small In Your Eye

5 Things You Need To Know About Pinguecula

A pinguecula is a growth on the surface of your eye, more specifically, the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the membrane that protects the white part of your eye. Here’s what you need to know about this uncomfortable eye condition. What does a pinguecula look like? A pinguecula is a yellow bump on the surface of your eye, often on the side of your eye that’s closest to your nose. This bump may be triangular or it may have a rounded appearance.