children's eye care and glasses needs

PRK Or Lasik: What Should You Choose?

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Getting corrective vision laser surgery can be a life-changing experience. After years of wearing glasses and contacts, waking up with clear vision is almost blissful. However, even though most laser surgery is collectively referred to as LASIK, there are some other procedures that produce similar results, including PRK. What’s the difference between LASIK and PRK? Here’s what you need to know. What is PRK? PRK, or photo refractive keratectomy, was the pioneer vision correction surgery that came before LASIK.…

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Keeping Your Corrective Lenses In Good Condition

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Whether you wear prescription glasses or you wear contact lenses you want to make sure you do your very best to keep them in the best shape possible. This way, you know that they are going to last you as long as possible. The tips here will help you to take care of your corrective lenses, like Dr. Michael B. Wardell: Taking proper care of glasses All in all, it’s pretty easy to take care of glasses, but there are a few tips for helping you to avoid problems such as scratches and broken frames.…

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The Blur: How Blood Sugar Affects Eye Health

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Even though diabetes can cause several permanent changes to vision, including diabetic retinopathy and increased risk for glaucoma and cataracts, your daily blood sugar levels can also affect your eyes in a more temporary (but still troubling) manner. Here’s what you need to know about the connection between blood sugar levels and your ability to see. Monitoring your blood sugar is more important for your daily vision health than you might think.…

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