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Enchroma Lenses for Color Blindness

Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is a common condition that affects many people worldwide. It is a genetic condition often inherited from one's parents, causing difficulty in distinguishing between different colors.

Comprehensive Eye Exams vs. School Vision Screenings

Eye health is crucial in pediatrics as vision plays an integral role in a child's physical, cognitive, and social development. As a parent, it can be challenging to determine whether your child is experiencing vision problems, especially as they may not recognize or communicate these issues effectively.

Why Is UV Protection Important in Sunglasses?

UV protection is added to lenses to block or filter harmful UV radiation. Prolonged exposure to the radiation emitted by the sun can harm the eyes.

Most Effective Myopia Treatments

If you are like millions of nearsighted individuals, you must be sick of always reaching for your glasses or squinting to view faraway objects. The good news is that you can enhance your vision with the help of several treatments.

The Importance of Immediate Care for Eye Injuries

Your eyes could very well be vital to connecting with the world. This fact becomes ironic if you consider how delicate and significantly vulnerable they are to injury. For example, around 1,000 eye injuries happen daily in workplaces; almost 60% are preventable by safety eyewear. Eye injuries make up many emergency room visits in American hospitals. 

How Sports Lenses Can Improve Performance and Protect Eyes

Athletes put a lot into their training to ensure they are in their best form to compete. They can take measures to maintain their training form throughout their performance.

How to Switch From Glasses to Contacts

People seeking an alternative to eyeglasses tend to get excited about switching to contact lenses. Sometimes, glasses can be a hassle. They fog up and do not give a natural look. You may also want a change and prefer wearing contact lenses. It is vital to note that the transition to contacts can be intimidating. Most people wearing them for the first time can experience apprehension.

Symptoms of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

The most important things are often the most fragile. Our eyes are among the most sensitive organs in the body and the most useful. Unfortunately, many take their eyes for granted. It is until they develop an eye issue that they realize how much they rely on them. Sadly, most of these issues develop in old age, making coping even harder. One such issue is AMD.

What Are Hard-to-fit Specialty Contacts?

The American Optometric Association understands that some people have problems with their cornea. These patients may have eye conditions that can make wearing regular lenses difficult. Your eye doctor can help you find the right hard-to-fit contacts. Here are the details you should consider to understand what hard-to-fit specialty contacts are.

Choosing Frames That Fit Your Face Shape

The ideal frames for your face shape help boost your confidence and style. It is always best to have a general idea of the shape of your face to help you start looking for frames. You are likely to have a square, heart, round, oval, triangle, or diamond face shape.

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