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…

Best Eyeglasses For Your Face Shape

Picking out the right pair of eyeglasses can be as difficult as picking out a complete wardrobe. In fact, it could be even more difficult. You’re not stuck wearing the same outfit every day, but you have to keep using the same glasses, don’t you? So it’s of paramount importance that you get eyeglasses that…

Wearing Glasses Is The Best Thing Ever

Unless you’ve spent the last 3 years or so on Mars or Jupiter, whichever you fancy most, you gotta know the latest fad in town: GLASSES. Everyone who’s anyone is wearing glasses. Men and women with or without a fashion penchant  are falling for these accessories which are gracing our beautiful faces and noses sometimes…

Healthy Eyes Facts

How do your eyes work? There are many different parts of the eye that help to create vision. We “see” with our brains; our eyes collect visual information and begin this complex process. Light passes through the cornea, the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye. The cornea bends – or refracts – this…