2 Options To Consider When Getting New Glasses

One of the most confusing aspects of buying a new set of glasses is trying to decide which of the optional extras to get, mostly because there are so many different extras to choose from that it can get a bit overwhelming. Listed below are two options to consider when getting new glasses: Anti-Fog Coating One of the best options to consider when getting new glasses is an anti-fog coating, particularly if you live in an area where it tends to get a bit colder. Read More 

If You Are Diabetic, Getting Your Eyes Checked Regularly Is Important

 If you have diabetes, it can affect all parts of your body, including your eyes. If your blood glucose levels are too high or regularly out of control, you can cause a lot of irreparable damage to your eyes. That's why you should make sure you get your eyes checked regularly. For diabetics, the recommendation is to get your eyes checked every year. So, what should be happening when you go see your eye doctor? Read More 

Veterans, Is Your Vision Not What It Used To Be?

Everyone has to face at least subtle vision loss, but veterans are in often unpredictably hazardous conditions. Whether it's constant bad lightening in a culture of toughing it out, or being stationed in areas with low visibility and high sand or dust in the air, going to hazardous locations can result in a lot of accelerated wear and tear whether you're involved in combat, rough engineering, or any other military tasks. Read More 

How To Choose Prescription Sunglasses

Choosing prescription sunglasses is a little trickier than picking out a regular pair of eyeglasses. Since the sunglasses are inherently darker, it's more difficult to see yourself in the mirror after putting them on. You can rely on a friend's judgment, but sometimes they might not know the look you're going for. Here are a few basic guidelines to remember when choosing prescription sunglasses. Know Your Face Shape There are four common face shapes: round, oval, square and triangle. Read More 

3 Things Parents Need To Know About Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis

Leber's congenital amaurosis is an inherited eye condition that causes very low vision. Here are three things parents need to know about it. What are the signs of Leber's congenital amaurosis? The signs of this condition usually appear within a child's first year of life. You may notice that your child is rubbing or pressing on their eyes. Their pupils may respond slowly—or not at all—to changes in light conditions. Rapid, involuntary eye movements, known as nystagmus, can also be present. Read More