AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care provides a comprehensive range of vision care services to our local community. We also offer high-quality eyeglasses and contact lenses. In today’s article, we will explain everything you need to know about corneal abrasions. This eye condition can be surprisingly common, so you need to know what to do if you experience it.[Read more…]
Spring is here and this means that many people are dealing with spring allergies. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care is the top eye care center in our local area because of our wide range of services and our experienced eye doctors. In today’s blog post, we will discuss the common causes of eye allergies and explain how to tell the difference between an eye allergy and an infection.[Read more…]
While the effects of LASIK can heal substantially even after a single day, people who wear eyeglasses and contact lenses might find flying to be a little difficult. Changes in air pressure experienced during a flight can exert some strain on the eyes. Moreover, the heavily air conditioned air inside the cabin can also be very drying and your post-surgery eyes can still be a little sensitive to bright lights.
Leukocoria, also known as “the glow,” is an abnormal reflection from the retina of the eye. It appears as a white, yellow or opaque spot in the pupil of the eye, which is evident in photographs taken with flash. It can indicate a wide range of eye diseases and conditions, including Coats’ Disease. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your local provider of prescription contact lenses and eyeglasses, takes a closer look at this rare disorder.[Read more…]
Dry eye occurs when you don’t have sufficient quality tears to lubricate and nourish your eyes. Tears keep your cornea healthy, reduce the risk of eye infection and flush out debris in the eye. Those with this eye condition may experience irritated, gritty, scratchy and burning eyes.
Orthokeratology involves wearing a special gas permeable contact lens overnight, which allows patients to have clear vision during the day. The lenses reshape the cornea or the front surface of the eye so your child can see clearly once they have been removed.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss among individuals 50 years and older. While aging is seen as a determining factor of this condition, recent studies have shown that diet also contributes to the risks associated with AMD. AAPECS Atlantic Eye Care, your local provider of eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye care services, explains the correlation between the two.
Whenever you fill out a new prescription, you often think about how the medication can help with alleviating pain, discomfort or any symptoms of certain illnesses. Unless you have been informed by your doctor or have read the information in the packaging, you seldom give much thought on the prescription drugs’ side effects.