Vision and Eye-Care Tips for the Cold Winter Months

While you may be familiar with the dangers to your eyes caused by the hot summer sun, you might not have thought about the winter dangers. You may be surprised to learn that winter can be just as dangerous for your eyesight as the summer months. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to help protect your eyes from damage during the excessively cold part of the year, including each of the following tips. [Read More]

Tips For Adjusting To Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

If your optometrist recently fit you with rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses and you are having a hard time adjusting to wearing them, then you are not alone. Since RGP contact lenses are harder than "soft" contact lenses, they can be more challenging to get used to wearing. The good news is that your eyes will soon adjust to the new sensation and you won't notice your new contacts. In the meantime, to hasten your adjustment period for your new RGP contact lenses, here are some time-tested tips you can use: [Read More]

3 Tips For Getting Your Toddler To Wear Their Glasses

If you are told that your toddler is going to need glasses, you are likely relieved that their sight can be helped, but stressed when it comes to figuring out how you are going to get them to keep their glasses on. This article will discuss 3 tips for getting your toddler to wear their glasses. Wear A Pair Of Your Own A great way to get your toddler to wear their glasses is if you wear glasses with them. [Read More]

What To Know About Preventing And Treating Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that affects people without them even realizing it until many years later. This is because glaucoma slowly causes vision loss until you are completely blind. Since it happens without you realizing until it's too late, it's important to know what you can do to treat and prevent it from taking over your vision. Here's what you should know: You Need Regular Eye Exams: Even if you have seemingly perfect vision, you need to have regular eye exams. [Read More]