Using devices has become a way of life in this digital age. Whether you’re at home, work or school, you’ll find yourself having to make use of technology. This habit, however, may lead to computer vision syndrome or digital eye strain. This is the discomfort your eyes feel after staring at a blue light-emitting screen for an extended time.
Fireworks have always been a part of Independence Day festivities. While it’s a great way to bond with your loved ones, it may put you at risk of sustaining fireworks-related eye injuries. As June marks Fireworks Eye Safety Month, your eye doctor from AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care shares four things you can do to protect your eyes this 4th of July.
Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation may put you at a higher risk of developing certain eye conditions. With summer nearing, you must be prepared to deal with stronger UV rays. One of the best ways to protect your eyes is to use high-quality sunglasses, especially if you have to be outdoors for an extended period of time.
The sun may be the primary source of life on Earth. However, too much exposure to its light may do more harm than good to your eyes. Experts found that ultraviolet (UV) rays can penetrate your eyes and potentially cause serious visual changes.
Cataracts are the reason behind more than half of the reported cases of blindness in the world. Currently, roughly 24 million Americans have this vision-threatening condition. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your trusted provider of LASIK co-management and other optical services, talks about this problem in detail.
Many look forward to seeing the flowers every spring. As they bloom, however, they may release pollen that can come in contact with your eyes, leading to eye allergies or hay fever. To help you make the most of what this season has to offer, your eye doctor from AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care shares four ways to maintain your visual health this time of the year.
AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care offers various options for better eyesight. In addition to eyeglasses and contact lenses, we proudly provide laser eye surgery services as an equally effective vision correction method. More popularly referred to as LASIK, the procedure is considered a lasting solution to your refractive errors. Here are some of its most remarkable benefits:
Approximately 25,000 individuals are rushed to the emergency room every year for work-related eye injuries. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, even minor eye trauma may cause long-term vision problems. This is why it’s important to take necessary safety measures when you’re on the job.
You may have been startled when you first experienced sudden, involuntary twitching of your eyelids. Also referred to as blepharospasm, this condition causes your ocular muscles to produce rapid and continuous movements. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your trusted provider of LASIK co-management and other eye-care services, discusses some possible reasons for this problem.
The macula refers to a small spot found in your retina that helps you see the things in front of you clearly, distinguish different colors and appreciate fine details. As you grow older, however, it may deteriorate and lose its function, a condition also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).