Tips To Help You Grow Accustomed To Putting Contact Lenses In And Caring For The Lenses
1 September 2017
If you were recently prescribed contact lenses and are attempting to grow accustomed to putting the lenses in and caring for the lenses while they are not being worn, the following practice tips will assist.
Practice Putting Lenses On In Front Of A Mirror
Before putting your lenses in, wash your face and hands so that contaminants do not come in contact with the lenses. Put on a pair of disposable gloves to further prevent spreading germs to either lens.
Signs That You Might Be Developing Cataracts
4 July 2017
Should you happen to find that your eyes are starting to develop cataracts, you will want to know about it as soon as possible. This way, you can talk with your eye care professional about the treatments that may be available to you. While you certainly cannot diagnose yourself, you can look for the signs that may point to the possibility of you developing cataracts. Then, you will know whether you need to make an immediate appointment with your eye doctor.
12 May 2017
Diabetes can affect every part of you body, including the delicate tissues of your eyes. One of the problems that diabetics are more at risk for is having cataracts earlier and progressing faster than non-diabetics. However, there are ways to reduce your chances of getting cataracts early, or at least slow down their progression if you find that you have them. Here is more information on cataracts, why diabetics get them earlier than other people, and what you can do once you have them.
Why You Get Poked In The Eye During An Eye Exam
9 May 2017
Regular eye exams are important to maintain your overall eye health and to catch diseases early on before they can cause any damage. However, you probably aren't a fan of the part of an eye exam where your eye is poked with a pen-like object. If you're thinking of avoiding an eye exam or just hate this part of the process, keep reading to learn why it's such an important part of your exam.