Have you ever experienced a horrible headache that caused you to lose your vision temporarily? If this is the case, you may have experienced an ocular migraine. Migraines are no fun and can be scary when you lose your vision. In most cases, these migraines can impair your ability to function.
It is well known that the colder months can cause our skin to dry out. With most of the moisture being gone from the air, it commonly gets sucked out of our skin, hair, and even eyes. Having dryness in your eyes can cause strain, discomfort, and irritation during the cold winter months. Here are our tips on how to prevent dry eyes and soothe this discomfort during the winter.
Most people who come in to see an eye doctor spend about 80% of their time choosing the right style of glasses. The type of lenses and frames you wear can make a big difference in the way you see the world. We understand that buying a pair of eyeglasses can be a tough decision with so many different frames, designs, and lenses available at your disposal.
Every pair of glasses comes with unique features that can play a role in weighing out its cost and benefits to help make the right choice for your needs. Picking out the perfect pair of glasses can be a long process without the proper information to help guide you, making it easy to get lost. Here's an overview of the many kinds of lenses and frames available for you to choose from.
Whether you are seeing an ophthalmologist or an optometrist for an initial visit or a check up, you will likely have several questions pertaining to your appointment or your diagnosis. Having a list of concerns and specific questions prepared before your doctor’s visit will put your mind at ease and will ensure your appointment is efficient. Some questions can be answered ahead of time, so try to get these questions out of the way to eliminate any surprises at your next appointment.
As the seasons change, how you should care for your eyes should also adjust depending on the temperature outside. No matter the season, it is important to look after our eyes. While some problems can occur at any time of the year, some issues become more prevalent during hot summers and cold winters.