Choosing Between Eyeglasses And Contacts Choosing Between Eyeglasses And Contacts

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Choosing Between Eyeglasses And Contacts

Hello, my name is Sandy. I am here to talk to you about making the choice between contacts and eyeglasses. Each of these corrective lens options gives you the ability to see clearly once again. There are pros and cons you need to consider about each before selecting one as your main source of vision correction. My site will explore choosing the best frames, lens types and care techniques you can use to keep your eyeglasses or contacts in great shape over the years. Please feel free to visit my site anytime to learn all you can about contacts, eyeglasses and other optical goods.

Choosing The Most Durable Glasses

Eyeglass frames are often chosen for how they look. But if you live an active lifestyle, it might be more important to choose eyeglass frames based on how durable they are. The most durable frames will remain intact after they have been knocked off your face, stepped on, or crushed in some other way. Durable Materials The best materials for durable eyeglasses are those that are very sturdy, such as stainless steel and titanium, or those that are very flexible, such as Flexon. Read More 

Dry Eyes? Try Eating More Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Have you noticed that your eyes often feel dry and scratchy? Maybe your vision eve gets a little blurry as your tears diminish. Dry eyes can interfere greatly with your daily life. While prescription treatments to increase tear production are effective for many patients, you may want to try a more natural approach first. Increasing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids, a type of fatty acids involved with the lubrication of tissues and the production of tears, might help. Read More 

Blue Light: Its Effects And How They Can Be Avoided

Nowadays, many people use their electronic devices for hours on end. Most people have cell phones and computers, and they use them daily. Prolonged time in front of a digital screen can cause eye issues because of blue light exposure. Here is some information about blue light, the effects of this exposure, and how associated eye problems can be avoided: Blue Light Many people realize that ultraviolet light is damaging to the eyes. Read More 

Did You See Flashes Of Light When You Were Struck In The Head? You May Have A Detached Retina

You were recently struck hard on the head, or you tripped, fell, and hit something. You're fine, but you noticed flashes of light during the impact. These flashes of light have come and gone since your impact. There's a strong chance that you might have detached the retina in the affected eye. What Causes These Flashes Of Light? Flashes of light are typically caused by a variety of problems, such as floaters, a migraine, advanced Nevus, or ocular melanoma. Read More 

Cosmetic Contacts

Some people like to change their eye color the way they change their shoes. Doing so is fairly simple: you just need to use cosmetic contacts. However, as with most cosmetic items, there are some dangers involved. If you choose to use cosmetic contacts, you need to take certain precautions. Purpose You may want to use cosmetic contacts simply for variety's sake. It's fun to literally turn your brown eyes blue or vice versa at times. Read More