HOW TO CARE FOR AND CLEAN YOUR EYEGLASSES

When you buy a new pair of prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses, you spend a lot of time and money finding your perfect pair. Taking care of this investment is one of the best things you can do. And if you wear contacts, it’s just as important to properly clean and care for them. Knowing how…

Astigmatism

What Is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common vision problem caused by an error in the shape of the cornea. With astigmatism, the lens of the eye or the cornea, which is the front surface of the eye, has an irregular curve. This can change the way light passes, or refracts, to your retina. This causes…

Farsightedness

What Is Farsightedness? Farsightedness means it’s easy to see things that are far away, but your close-up vision (near vision) is blurry. The technical term for farsightedness is hyperopia. To understand farsightedness, it’s important to understand how the eye works. Two parts of the eye are responsible for focusing: the cornea and the lens. The…

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Highlights Nearsightedness is a common eye condition in which faraway objects appear blurry. Certain health conditions, such as diabetes, raise your risk of nearsightedness. A family history of nearsightedness also increases your chance of developing it. Nearsightedness can be treated using eyeglasses, contact lenses, corneal refractive therapy, or laser eye surgery. Nearsightedness is an eye…