Refractive errors happen when structural infirmities prevent light rays from accurately focusing on your retina. Myopia or nearsightedness, in particular, develops when you have an eyeball that’s too long or a cornea that’s too curved. These conditions cause light to refract incorrectly, which means it falls in front of the retina. This makes it hard to discern objects from afar. [Read more…]
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Did you know that approximately 250,000 of reported eye injuries among children are toy-related? This is why AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care emphasizes the need to observe proper guidelines when buying toys for your kids. [Read more…]
At AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, we believe that taking care of your eyes should start with understanding how they work. Knowing the parts of the eyes and their respective functions helps in maintaining them properly. Let your leading provider of contact lenses and other eye care services explain how your eyes see. [Read more…]
Eyelid tics, also known as blepharospasm, are the involuntary and continuous twitching of your eyelids. You may feel this sensation every day. Although common, it may be a sign of a more serious underlying problem. For your understanding, let your trusted eye care center, AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, talk about this condition in detail. [Read more…]
Presently, 41 million Americans use contact lenses. Approximately 20% of this number, however, have had corneal scars and abrasions because of improper handling of their pair. In celebration of Contact Lens Safety Month this October, AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care recommends safety tips for preventing contact lens-related problems.
A well-balanced diet is an essential ingredient to keeping your eyes in good shape. This is why AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care encourages including eye-friendly foods in your daily intake. One great example is dark, leafy greens, since they are excellent sources of lutein and zeaxanthin. For your understanding, let your reliable eye doctor explain their roles and benefits.
Most children learn better when things are visually demonstrated to them. This is why it is important to promptly detect underlying vision problems, such as refractive errors. Let your trusted provider of high-quality eyeglasses, AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, discuss some of these errors in detail.
Your body changes as you age. Your ocular structures, in particular, may deteriorate over time, resulting in various eye conditions. One of the most common problems you may encounter later on is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). For your understanding, let your expert eye doctor from AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care share some essential facts you need to know about it. [Read more…]
Your eyes are some of the first things a person can notice about you. They also help make a remarkable and memorable impression. If you wear eyeglasses, we suggest picking a pair that complements your facial features. Let AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care share these great tips to help you find the right pair. [Read more…]