Your Guide To Healthy Eyes For LifeYour Guide To Healthy Eyes For Life

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Your Guide To Healthy Eyes For Life

My eyesight had been getting worse for months and I didn't take the time to visit my eye doctor. When the headaches started, I finally went for an eye examination and I needed stronger prescription eyeglasses. Hello, my name is Janelle White and my blog focuses on eye health. By neglecting the warning signs of my failing eyesight for months, the problem got worse. I hope that my blog will motivate others to regularly visit their optometrist for an eye exam. When reading my blog, you'll learn about common eye conditions and diseases of the eye. You'll also learn about the symptoms that indicate you need to make an eye doctor appointment immediately. I'll also discuss the importance of regular eye exams for children and how you can tell if your child is having sight problems. Thanks for reading my blog and take care of your eyes.


How To Properly Prepare For An Eye Exam

If you think something is wrong with your eyes, and you want to get your eyes checked out by an eye doctor, there are certain things that you should do to prepare for your eye exam.  1. Be Careful with How You Use Your Eyes On the day or two before your eye exam, you will want to be careful with how you use your eyes. You are going to want to avoid overexerting your eyes before your eye exam. Read More 

You Have Diabetic Retinopathy. Now What?

When you are diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor will typically instruct you to manage your blood sugar and follow the prescribed diet in order to reduce your risk of diabetic side effects, one of which is diabetic retinopathy. Unfortunately, though, these diabetic side effects can sometimes arise even if you have done a decent job of caring for yourself over the years. Hearing that you have diabetic retinopathy is scary and will probably have you questioning where you went wrong. Read More 

3 Kinds Of Ophthalmology Services

Most people see an optometrist for routine eye care. However, some people will also need to see an ophthalmologist, which is a medical doctor that specializes in vision care. If you're wondering why you might need to see an ophthalmologist, here are three kinds of ophthalmology services these eye specialists provide. 1. Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease When you have vision problems, the first person you go to is your optometrist. Read More 

Eye Care Tips For Summertime

From the sun to the sea, there are a number of factors that make summer great, but at the same time, they can make summer irritating. While you may remember to put on the sunscreen so your skin is protected when you go out into the sun, you may not necessarily think about taking the appropriate steps to protect your eyesight. Keep reading to learn a few things to do so that your eyes are protected this summer. Read More 

Pediatric Cataract Surgery

While many people seem to think that cataracts only occur in the elderly, this is simply not true. Many children must also undergo eye cataract surgery in order to obtain normal optic capabilities. A cataract is an optic condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, which greatly disturbs one's vision. There are many different causes of cataracts in children, such as congenital disorders, genetic predispositions, and trauma to the lens of the eye. Read More