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Eye Protection For Handball And Paintball

Eye Protection For Handball And Paintball It was eventually recognised that the high speed of handballs compressed the ball enough to protrude through the opening and cause serious eye damage. The use of handball goggles without lenses is strongly discouraged. Paintball players also are at extreme risk of devastating eye injuries if they fail [...]

2019-04-30T16:12:38+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Eye protection for sports: How to choose sports goggles

Eye protection for sports: How to choose sports goggles Not long ago, athletes rarely wore eyewear specifically designed to protect their eyes during sports, and sports-related eye injuries were widespread. Today, sports eyewear can be spotted on almost anyone who picks up a ball, bat, racquet or stick. Fortunately, coaches, parents and players now [...]

2019-04-30T16:05:48+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

What do I do if I Scratch my Eyes?

How to Treat a Scratched Eye See your optometrist immediately if you scratch your eye. If you're in a lot of pain, are having any trouble seeing or are worried about your eye, go to the emergency room. Most corneal abrasions and eye scratches are minor and will heal on their own in a [...]

2019-04-03T09:26:01+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Eyecare, Offers|

Why does it feel like I have something in my Eyes?

Why does it feel like I have something in my Eyes? If it feels like something is rubbing against your eyes when you blink it is called a foreign body sensation (FBS). It can be caused by a number of different things. Although it could be caused by a particle on the surface of [...]

2019-04-02T17:42:36+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Why do I have Crusty Eyelids?

Crusty eyelids or eyelashes occur when discharge from the eye dries on the lids and lashes. Crusty Eyelid or Eyelashes may be associated with: Blepharitis Blocked Tear Duct Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) e.g. Blocked Tear Duct A blocked tear duct is when the eye’s drainage system for tears is either partially or completely obstructed. Tears [...]

2019-04-02T17:36:34+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Why do I have Bloodshot Eyes?

With blood in the eye, there is the appearance of settled blood or bleeding in the front, visible part of the eye. Blood in Eye may be associated with: Black Eye Blepharitis Conjunctivitis ("Pink Eye") Corneal Laceration Corneal Ulcer Fungal Keratitis Glaucoma Herpes Keratitis Hyphema Subconjunctival Hemorrhage e.g. Pink Eye. Conjunctivitis is often called [...]

2019-03-29T09:19:50+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Better vision while on the move: a second pair of glasses for sports

Sports glasses have to be strong, shatter-proof, light and comfortable. Depending on the type of sport, they can be equipped with a variety of special extra features, such as tints, polarization filters, or curved lenses. But there isn't any universal type of sports glasses. There are optimal glasses and appropriate eyeglass lens features for [...]

2019-03-01T10:11:46+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

A second pair of glasses to supplement progressive lenses for people with presbyopia

Wearers of progressive lenses often find that reading glasses are a helpful second pair of eyeglasses; with their large field of vision dedicated to the near range, they guarantee a relaxing reading experience. Very important: Always make sure you discuss and make decisions about your eye care based upon a formal appointment with your [...]

2019-03-01T10:06:19+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

A must: a pair of glasses for contact lens wearers

Contact lens wearers should consider purchasing a high-quality back up pair of glasses. This can be especially useful when traveling or on vacation. A contact lens can quickly get lost. For those that depend on them to see, a vacation without them is only half as much fun as anticipated. Especially since finding a [...]

2019-03-01T10:04:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Eyecare, General|
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