When talking about body pain, a lot of people would often think of the most common trouble spots—the back, shoulders, arms and knees. Sure enough, this is understandable, as millions of Americans suffer with persistent pain in these vital areas. What others don’t realize, though, is that pain can encompass a seemingly unlimited range and can strike virtually any part of the human body, such as the eyes, which can experience bouts of pain that are as perplex as they are intense. The solution for treating eye pain is usually the same for curing pain in other parts of the body: determine and attack the underlying culprit. [Read more…]
Your cornea covers and protects the front part of your eye. This smooth, clear, dome-shaped structure plays an important role in receiving, controlling and focusing the light that enters your eyes. However, your cornea can become misshapen if the protein fibers supporting it weaken. This results in a vision disorder known as keratoconus.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a simple yet effective way to keep your eyes in good health. You can start by incorporating foods that are rich in eye-friendly nutrients to your daily intake. Clearfinity Eyecare Optometrist, your leading provider of quality eyeglasses and other eye care, shares some good examples below.
As the temperatures rise and the days grow longer, you may be looking forward to enjoying lots of time outdoors this summer. To do so safely, however, you need to protect your skin and eyes from the effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Your vision is the product of complex coordination between your visual and nervous systems. If these systems fail to coordinate properly, eyesight problems can occur, such as amblyopia, more commonly known as “lazy eye.”
Children don’t always notice when they are experiencing vision difficulties. This is why regular eye evaluations are important. There are two methods commonly used: comprehensive eye exams and vision screenings. For your understanding, your trusted optometrist explains the scope and differences between these two methods.