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Specialty Contact Lenses: What They Are and Who Can Benefit From Them

Contact lenses are a convenient way to correct refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. They can improve the patient’s quality of life. There are various types of contact lenses with different features. Lens manufacturers design specialty lenses for individuals with specific vision needs or eye conditions. They offer benefits beyond vision correction. Learn more about specialty contact lenses, what they are, and who can benefit from them.

5 Keratoconus Questions, Answered

When you visit your doctor for a diagnosis, you may receive an answer that baffles you. If you have a vision issue like this, questions may build up in your mind.

Can Blepharitis Cause Blurry Vision?

Blepharitis is a swelling of the eyelids that can cause blurry vision and other symptoms. Most of the time, blepharitis happens when the eyelid's oil glands produce too little, excess, or hardened oil. Little oil may make tears evaporate faster and cause dry eyes. Excess oil can make the eyelids dry, crusted, and flaky. Hardened oil can clog the eyelids and cause inflammation.

How to Choose Eyeglasses to Fit Your Face and Lifestyle

Choosing suitable eyeglasses will help improve your vision while also enhancing your look. Finding the right frames is different for all individuals as there are so many options available. Perfect eyeglasses will be comfortable to wear, and they will help boost your confidence. Here are ways to choose eyeglasses to fit your face and lifestyle.

Contact Lens Exam: What to Expect

Whether you have been wearing prescription glasses or it’s the first time you’ll need corrective lenses, you will need a contact lens exam in addition to the routine comprehensive eye examination. The prescription for contact lenses is very different from that of glasses. Your eye doctor at Battleground Eye Care will help you to find the right type of contact lens to suit your needs. Here is what you should expect from your contact lens exam.

Diagnosing and Treating Dry Eye

Dry eyes occur when the eyes cannot produce enough or quality tears for lubrication. It is essential to understand how tears contribute to your eye health. A tear film spreads all over your eye whenever you blink. The film helps keep your eye’s surface clear and smooth. Having lubricated eyes is essential for clear vision.

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

When was the last time you had an eye exam? Many people think that we only need to visit health professionals when we are experiencing issues or have concerns about our wellbeing. However, regular eye exams are just as valuable as a preventative measure.

Symptoms and Treatment of Pink Eye

There are many different diseases and conditions that can affect our eyes. One of the most common is often known by the name ‘pink eye’. Its official name is conjunctivitis. Most people will suffer from conjunctivitis at some point during their lifetime. It can be very helpful to know the signs of the condition so that you can seek the right treatment as soon it develops.

What Are the Signs of Eye Problems?

Our vision is arguably one of our most important senses, but it is very easy to take it for granted. Unless we take positive steps to keep our eyes healthy, there is a very real risk that we will start to experience problems that could make our day-to-day life more difficult.

Diagnosing & Preventing Glaucoma

In the past, people identified glaucoma as a disease in which the eye is firm because of elevated eye pressure. But experts learned that this condition could still occur even when the eye pressure is normal. This makes it more challenging to detect. Are you at risk of developing this sight-robbing eye disease?

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