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When Are Vision Problems an Emergency?

Clarity Vision - January 14, 2022

Vision problems can occur at any time, in any place. While many can be dealt with by performing first aid at home, there are some eye and vision problems that could have serious consequences if they aren’t treated by a professional immediately. Knowing when to treat your issue at home and when to visit your emergency eye doctor isn’t always easy. Thus, we have put together a list of some of the most common eye emergencies that you should see a professional for, and if necessary, what you should do to care for your eye/s until you are seen.  

How to Select Frames for Your Eyeglasses

- January 13, 2022

When it comes to glasses frames there are countless styles to choose from. If you haven’t worn glasses before, or if you’ve never fallen in love with the frames that you’ve been wearing, you may be feeling the pressure to select the perfect pair. After all, it’s important to wear a pair of glasses that not only enable you to see clearly, but that also complement your face, your personal style and that leave you feeling confident in the way that you look. 

Is an Eye Exam for Contacts and Glasses the Same?

Clarity Vision - January 11, 2022

Most people with eyesight problems understand the importance of seeing an optometrist at least once a year. However, you need to understand the difference between a contact lens and an eyeglass exam. Having a good understanding of this difference can save you a lot of money and time. 

How Do I Know if I’m Having an Eye Emergency?

Enochs Eye Care - January 11, 2022

Estimates suggest that around 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States every year. These can happen at home, at work, or during your recreational time. Many are mild and easily treated, but others can have long-term, if not permanent, consequences for your vision, particularly if you don’t get help right away.

What is a Speciality Contact Lens Fitting?

Clarity Vision - January 10, 2022

If you’ve decided that you’d like to wear contact lenses, the next step in the process is to choose which contacts are right for you. Many people are surprised to learn that there are many different types of contact lenses, not just the standard variety which most people are familiar. While standard contact lenses are a suitable option for many patients, they aren’t necessarily right for everyone.

What Does a Full Eye Exam Include?

Clarity Vision - December 31, 2021

A full eye exam by an ophthalmologist at least one to two years is an essential part of keeping your eyes healthy and caring for your general health. The exam consists of a series of checkups to examine your eyesight and check for eye problems.

Should I Get an Eye Exam Every Year?

Clarity Vision - December 31, 2021

Regular eye exams form an important part of our preventative care. Rather than solely visiting our eye doctor when we feel there is a problem with our vision, regular appointments enable eye doctors to closely monitor our eye health and vision and detect problems early before they cause us to experience issues.

What Is a Diabetic Eye Exam?

Enochs Eye Care - December 30, 2021

Diabetes profoundly attacks many other parts of the body, including the eyes. It increases your risks of getting conditions like macular edema, glaucoma, and cataracts. The major concern, and the reason diabetic patients need to go for regular eye exams, is retinopathy.

What Are the Most Common Ocular Diseases?

Clarity Vision - December 22, 2021

Having healthy eyes and good vision can help you enjoy a good quality of life. Most adults today have a certain degree of vision loss. Millions of people over the age of 40 have low vision or are legally blind. 

How Do I Know If My Child Has Myopia?

Clarity Vision - December 21, 2021

Myopia or nearsightedness is a vision condition that affects about 40 percent of the population. The condition usually develops in early childhood and can continue to progress until adulthood. Genetics play a major role in developing myopia, but the condition can also be the result of environmental and behavioral factors. 

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