How to protect your eye health

protecting your eye healthDid you know that your daily lifestyle habits can have a direct impact on your eye health? Many individuals focus on practicing healthy lifestyle habits if they want to lose weight or have more energy throughout the day, but don’t realize that these same habits can help contribute to optimal eye health.

Is your eye health causing chronic headaches?

eye health and headachesDealing with chronic headaches on a regular basis can be exhausting, especially if you have problems finding a solution that offers pain relief. Headaches are quite common, and it is estimated that over 45 million people in the United States suffer from chronic, recurring headaches.

What you need to know about wearing contacts

facts about contact lensesContact lenses might be the ideal treatment if you’re looking for a vision correction solution and have no desire to wear glasses. Over 34 million people in the United States wear contact lenses, which is a common treatment used to improve vision.

Types of cataract lenses for vision correction surgery

different types of cataract lensesDo you need to have vision correction surgery? Your ophthalmologist will discuss the various options available to help you choose the right type of lens for your eye. Many patients don’t realize there are different types of cataract lenses, but do have the opportunity to consider their options before having surgery.

What’s the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist?

optometrist vs ophthalmologistIf you need to visit an eye doctor, you may want to understand the various options available before scheduling your appointment. Some people don’t realize there are different types of eye doctors to choose from, and sometimes, mistakenly schedule an appointment with the wrong type of eye doctor. However, there is a distinct difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist and the services each offers.

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