More than one in 10 people in the U.S. wear contact lenses for a clearer vision. However, it was found that 40 to 90 percent of wearers are not practicing healthy contact lens wear habits. The American Optometric Association (AOA) says that improper contact lens use can result in rare, serious eye infections.
At what age is it okay for your child to start using digital devices? This question has always been a contentious one, but recently, the World Health Organzation (WHO) released new guidelines regarding the recommended screen time for kids under five.
Like it or not, more and more kids are playing video games. Everyone knows the harm video games have on their eyesight, but it’s not all bad. Video games can have beneficial effects—in moderation and specific circumstances. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your go-to eye clinic in the state for contact lenses, elaborates more on how video games affect your child’s vision, for better or worse, below.
Have you ever found yourself having a hard time walking on the street because the sun’s rays are blinding you? As a reflex, you reach for the sunglasses in your bag only to remember you can’t wear them because you have your prescription eyeglasses on. If you’re one of the many who have had this trouble, consider getting yourself a pair of prescription sunglasses.
Summer’s just around the corner, and you probably have lots of outdoor time planned with your family. While spending time with your little ones outdoors is exciting, don’t forget to protect their sensitive eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s what your eye care center suggests you do:
Many studies have proven that smoking is dangerous to one’s health. Not only can it lead to lung and heart problems, it can also cause other organ complications, such as vision problems. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your provider of LASIK and other eye care services, talks about the different smoking-induced eyesight concerns.
Computer vision syndrome, also known as digital eye strain, causes eye soreness and heaviness after you’ve used devices for a prolonged period. It’s a common complaint nowadays since many people look at monitors or screens for several minutes each day. Here’s what else your eye care center wants you to know about this vision problem.
Eyeglasses are vital for those with imperfect eyesight. It helps them see normally and go about their daily lives. When choosing your eyeglasses, one of the things you have to choose correctly is the frames. The frames are the first thing people see and will affect your overall style and comfort.