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There is a common misconception that you cannot wear contacts if you have dry eyes. This is not so since there are ways to manage dry eyes. It is true that if you have dry eye, contact lenses can be uncomfortable at times. Also, contacts can exacerbate the symptoms caused by dry eye. However, these will all happen if you do not manage your dry eyes carefully.
There are many different issues and problems that can affect our eyes. Unfortunately, many of them share the same symptoms, which can make it difficult to tell which condition you are affected by and which treatment you need. Two eye problems that cause symptoms that are extremely alike are dry eye and eye allergies. So, how do you tell the difference between them? Let’s find out!
Statistics show that more than 150 million Americans depend on corrective lenses to complete their everyday activities. But wearing traditional contact lenses and eyeglasses daily can be quite challenging, no matter how effective they may be. Yet, there is a better solution.
Did you know that a newborn baby’s vision is mostly blurry? However, the vision system improves over time and becomes fully developed in the teen years. The importance of routine pediatric eye exams goes beyond ensuring your little one’s vision is not blurry. Eyes are the windows to the body. Therefore, routine eye exams can safeguard your child’s health.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a vision condition where you can see objects that are close clearly. However, things that are farther away appear somewhat blurred. This condition occurs if the cornea is too curved or the eyeball is too long, resulting in the incorrect focusing of the light entering the eye.
Summer is an excellent time for many exciting activities outside, such as beach tours, outdoor barbecues, and fishing trips. Sadly, long hours in the sun also give ultraviolet (UV) radiation the chance to harm, not just your skin, but your eyes as well.