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Are Specialty Contact Lenses Right for You?

Most people think that all contact lenses are the same since they have a similar design and shape. In truth, there are many different types of contact lenses. Thus, you can always find a variety to suit your needs. This is especially important if you require specialty contact lenses.

When Is the Right Time to Treat Cataracts?

A cataract is a cloudy area in the lens of your eye. They become very common as you grow older. They are not noticeable at first but over time, they make your vision blurry. They may cause trouble reading and doing your everyday activities.

How to Slow the Progression of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that affects millions of people in the country. The progressive disease often results in partial or complete vision loss. The worst thing about glaucoma is that it does not present symptoms during the early stages. Most people only notice changes in their vision when the disease has reached an advanced stage. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to slow the progression of glaucoma.

Importance of UV Protection

It is important to protect your eyes from UV radiation from the sun, whether it is cloudy or sunny. UV rays are invisible to the naked eye. But out of sight should not mean out of mind when it comes to protecting your eyes.

Picking the Perfect Pair of Glasses

Most people wear eyeglasses to address their less-than-perfect vision. This shouldn't come as a surprise — about 75 percent of adults in the United States need some vision correction. If you're among those who struggle with nearsightedness or other vision issues, you know how wearing eyeglasses can significantly improve your quality of life. For others, glasses are a great way to make a fashion statement.

Benefits of Daily Contact Lenses

The Heart of America Contact Lens Society, Inc. knows how important it is for some people to wear contacts. But, sometimes, it can be too taxing for busy people to perform proper contact lens care. That is why eye doctors recommend daily contact lenses. If you want to find out the benefits of daily contact lenses, here’s what you should know.

Why Start Your Child on Myopia Control Early?

The prevalence of nearsightedness or myopia has been increasing worldwide in recent decades. Nowadays, it is an epidemic in the industrial world. This prevalence mainly stems from changes in behavior and lifestyle. Contact lenses and eyeglasses show only slight results when it comes to preventing this eye condition.

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