Most insurance companies consider refractive surgery an elective procedure, meaning that insurance doesn’t typically cover the cost
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Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, macular degeneration, growths on the eye, and a rare form of eye cancer. Even short-term exposure can damage the eyes. Sun reflecting off the water can cause a painful sunburn on the front part of the eye, called photokeratitis. It causes redness, blurry vision,Continue reading “Sunglasses can help perserve vision”
A recent study found that seniors who eat fish at least twice weekly are only about half as likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD) as those who consumed fish less than once a week.
If caused by dehydration, drinking plenty of water will help flush out the salt in the body and properly hydrate your eyes to help reduce eye strain
Do you avoid a new prescription for fear of thick glasses and a “bug-eye” look? Ask us about high-index lenses, which are thinner and lighter than traditional lenses. You also may consider aspheric lenses, which are thinned out on the sides. Lenses can be both aspheric and high index. Both can help you avoid aContinue reading “Coke-Bottle Lenses: New Technology”
If it seems like more people wear glasses at younger ages, you’re right. Myopia, blurry distance vision, has been on the rise since the ’70s. Farsightedness, or hyperopia, is less common. Both require corrective lenses. It’s a myth that getting glasses will make your eyes weak. People may need stronger vision correction as they ageContinue reading “Nearsightedness: On the Rise”
Do you need different glasses to watch TV and to read? You may be a candidate for multifocal lenses. Bifocals have an area at the bottom for reading. The rest is for distance. Trifocals add a middle zone for vision 18 to 24 inches away, handy for computers. Progressive lenses, or “no-line bifocals,” offer aContinue reading “Bifocals and Beyond”