Ideally, your eyes should have a round shape that allows even distribution of light to produce clear images. Irregularities in this shape can cause refractive errors and blurry vision because of uneven light bending. This is why some people wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. Today, AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care will discuss one of the conditions that cause blurry vision: astigmatism.
One of the leading causes of blindness in the world is glaucoma. It is an alarming condition that damages the optic nerve and worsens as time goes by. Whether you wear eyeglasses or have perfect vision, you can be affected with glaucoma. A person diagnosed with glaucoma will need to follow a strict eye care routine, which might involve surgery, to avoid blindness.
Apart from eyeglasses, AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care offers contact lenses to help you achieve crisp and consistent vision. With the advances in contact lens technology and your optometrists’ expertise, attaining this goal should be a simple matter. Improper use and care of your contact lenses, however, may stand in the way of complete success.
AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care provides LASIK co-management services. This means we’ll assist you in preparing for the procedure and help you recover afterward. Our postoperative care also includes letting you know what to expect once the surgery is done.
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.