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.
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.
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.
Your eyesight is very important, which is why you should take care of it properly. Visiting your eye care specialist is one of the best things you can do to ensure this. Since these visits are often done only yearly, it’s necessary that you make the most of your time. Whether it’s about LASIK or eye conditions, ask everything you want to know about your eyes. [Read more…]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…]