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Choosing the Right Pair of Glasses to Complement Your Face Shape

Selecting the best eyeglasses can be difficult due to the numerous options available. There are different types of glasses to suit all face shapes and styles. When buying new eyeglasses, the first step should be determining your face shape.


How Old Do You Have to Be to Start Myopia Management?

Many parents may think that myopia in their children will resolve as they grow older. So, they take their time before seeking intervention. By the time they do, their child’s poor eyesight is more severe, making it hard to slow down its progression. So, how old does one need to be to start myopia management?


What Are the Differences Between Monthly Vs. Daily Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are more convenient to wear than eyeglasses. Eyeglasses can be cumbersome. Also, they will not allow you to participate in some activities. However, not all contact lenses are the same. You will find different types of contact lenses. 


What Is the Difference Between an Eye Exam and a Contact Lens Exam?

Most people with eyeglasses have gone through regular eye exams at the eye doctor's office. These tests help the eye doctor determine visual and prescription issues. However, eye exams cannot prescribe contact lenses. Contact lenses need a specific series of tests to help the eye doctor determine what type of contacts you can wear. 


What Types of Eye Exams are There?

All eye exams are created equal, right? No, not quite. The eyes are complex structures, and this means that there are many different tests required to check their overall health and function. It’s easy to get a little overwhelmed by the prospect of multiple types of eye exams, but they are all very straightforward and will be explained to you by your eye doctor ahead of them being performed. 


Am I a Candidate for Refractive Surgery?

Refractive surgery or LASIK is a popular procedure for correcting poor vision. It is popular because of its success in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The success rate lies somewhere around 90 percent. However, the procedure is not for everyone. So, how do you know if it is right for you? 


5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Good eye health is a top priority for everyone. Whether you are young or old, your eyes give you access to the world around you. Without your eyes, you’ll find it difficult, if not impossible, to enjoy the vibrancy of color and nature. Hence, it is crucial to take care of your eyes. It will allow you to enjoy this beauty for longer. If you agree, here are some tips to help you along the way.


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