Sun protection isn’t only important for your skin. It is also something that should be a priority for your eyes. It doesn’t matter whether it’s summer or winter, the sun produces UV rays all the time, even on cloudy days. And in fact, sun can reflect off of ice and snow and enhance the effects of UV exposure, putting your eyes at even greater risk of damage – unless you protect them properly.
Your eye health is extremely important so you want to make sure that you entrust your eyes to someone who has the education, training and experience to be able to monitor them carefully and spot any developing eye health issues so that you can get them treated as quickly as possible. Here are our top tips on choosing the best eye doctor.
Pediatric eye care is something that every parent should give as much importance to as getting shots or starting school. It is the best way to ensure eye problems are appropriately dealt with at an early stage. But as your infant cannot read an eye chart, you might be wondering how your eye doctor will conduct your little one’s first eye exam. Here are a few insights on what to expect.
Driving = freedom and independence. There are several age related vision changes and eye disease that can threaten your ability to drive. Yearly eye exams are important to monitor the eyes for these conditions. Often, when it is caught early, vision loss can be preventable.
80% of learning is visual. Checking to see if your child has "20/20 vision" is only one measure of the eyes. Do they work well together? Can they track on a page together like they have to when you read? Can they focus well? Can the eyes converge and diverge, focusing from the board to the desk accurately? Even children with "perfect vision" can struggle with vision issues that are easily correctible.