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…]
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Refractive errors happen when structural infirmities prevent light rays from accurately focusing on your retina. Myopia or nearsightedness, in particular, develops when you have an eyeball that’s too long or a cornea that’s too curved. These conditions cause light to refract incorrectly, which means it falls in front of the retina. This makes it hard to discern objects from afar. [Read more…]