|Adults Failing When It Comes To Eye Care Knowledge
44% of parents are not aware that behavioral problems can be an indication that a child s vision is impaired.
American Optometric Association s first American Eye-Q(TM) survey finds parents lack important knowledge about eye health and vision care.
As millions of students nationwide head back to school, the American Optometric Association s first American Eye-Q(TM) survey finds parents lack important knowledge about eye health and vision care. While millions of children will start ...Read More
|Tearing and Your Baby
Most infants who have a blocked tear duct during the first year of their life will get better without any treatment. Babies enter the world with a cry but they do not begin producing tears until about three weeks later. Tears which are necessary for the natural lubrication of the eyes flow through a series of drainage channels that carry the fluid into the nose.
Babies who have noticeable watering of the eyes – with tears overflowing from the lids onto the cheeks – probably have...Read More
Changes in the development of the eye mostly occur during childhood but the front of the eye might continue to grow well into a person s twenties. Vision needs will change until the eyes finally settle into their adult shape. Regular professional eye examinations are necessary to monitor changes in vision. Learn what to expect from an appointment with an eyecare practitioner.
In this section several articles are available to help you make the best decisions regarding eyewear and eye conc...Read More
|The Importance of Eye Exams
Remember an eye exam is an essential part of your overall health routine A lot of people make the assumption that good vision means healthy eyes. Whether you have good vision or not this is not always a good indication of when to have an eye exam. Vision and ocular health conditions are not always accompanied by obvious symptoms.
Through routine eye examinations your eyecare practitioner can detect early stages of such diseases as diabetes high blood pressure glaucoma cataracts and ret...Read More
|The Importance of UV Protection
Every day - whether it is sunny or cloudy and despite the season - we are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Most of the time we don t even realize it since UV radiation is invisible to the eye. However out of vision should not mean out of mind when it comes to UV radiation.
Sun can damage your skin in many ways including burning wrinkling skin cancer and premature aging. The sun can be just as nasty on the eyes. Too much unprotected exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UV)...Read More