Eye infections can be bothersome and even painful at times. The itchiness, burning, swelling, and watering of the eyes can make daily tasks difficult and could also impair your vision. If you feel that you have an eye infection, be sure to see your optometrist for an exam and for treatment. If you aren't sure if you have an eye infection, read on for symptoms, as well as causes and ways to prevent an eye infection.
Your child's eyes need care just like yours do. If your child has some bad habits, much like an adult, their vision may worsen over time. Correcting these bad habits is important, and as a parent it's up to you to keep an eye out for these bad habits and help correct them. Read on for some bad habits your child may have and what you can to do correct them.
Contacts are designed to remain in a concave, bowl-like shape in order to properly sit on top of your eye and provide the vision correction you need. However, sometimes problems happen and a contact lens can become curled up. This could have happened when you were sleeping, or from rubbing your eyes, or due to dryness of the eye. In any case, if a rolled up contact is stuck under your lid or in the corner of your eye, try these tips to get it out.
The last time you bought a pair of glasses, you probably had quite a few choices to make. Once you decided what kind of frames you liked, your optometrist probably gave you the option of several different type of lens coatings for your new glasses. One of these might have been UV light protection. For most people, if they wear sunglasses on a regular basis outdoors, it might seem silly to get additional UV protection.