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Diet Affects Eyesight – Citrus fruits

People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health 3. Citrus fruits Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C. Just like vitamin E, vitamin C is an antioxidant that is recommended by the AOA to [...]

2020-01-07T16:40:51+02:00January 27th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Diet Affects Eyesight – Seeds

People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health 3. Seeds Like nuts and legumes, seeds are high in omega-3s and are a rich source of vitamin E. Seeds are available for purchase in most [...]

2020-01-07T16:21:57+02:00January 20th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Diet Affects Eyesight – Nuts & Legumes

People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health problems. Nuts and legumes Nuts are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Nuts also contain a high level of vitamin E, which can protect the eye [...]

2020-01-07T15:15:15+02:00January 13th, 2020|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Don't buy questionable contacts On your travels you might spot contact lenses for sale in corner stores. Don’t buy them. Never purchase contacts unless they’ve been prescribed for you. Wearing contacts that haven’t been prescribed can harm your vision. Only purchase from trusted, verified retailers or online stores. Very important: Always make sure you [...]

2019-12-05T15:10:49+02:00December 30th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Shield yourself from the sun Just as you apply sunscreen to your skin, you should take precautions to protect your eyes from exposure to dangerous UV rays. One way to protect yourself: Consider getting contact lenses with UV protection. Other precautions include wearing polarized sunglasses, a large-brimmed hat and UV-blocking contacts. Don’t take chances [...]

2019-12-05T15:06:32+02:00December 23rd, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Practice good contact lens hygiene No matter where you are traveling, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before touching your contact lenses or your eyes. Your hands should be dry before touching a lens or an eye. Remove and clean your lenses every day, and wash your lens case [...]

2019-12-05T15:00:25+02:00December 16th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Know the travel security rules Whether you’re flying to Africa, Europe, USA or the East ,Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations could affect you as a wearer of contact lenses. TSA allows contact lenses in both carry-on and checked bags, but contact lens solution is another story. A container of contact lens solution in your [...]

2019-12-05T14:49:02+02:00December 9th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Tips – Traveling with your contact lenses?

Pay attention to your eyewear prescriptions At least a few weeks before you pack your business suit or bathing suit, get your eyes checked to make sure your contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions are up to date. This is especially important if you’re going to be away from home for an extended period or [...]

2019-11-29T11:52:34+02:00December 2nd, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Which Contact Lens Is Right for You?

Which Contact Lens Is Right for You? First, your contacts must address the problem that is prompting you to wear lenses in the first place. Your contact lenses must provide good vision by correcting your myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, or some combination of those vision problems. Second, the lens must fit your eye. To do [...]

2019-11-08T16:02:05+02:00November 25th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Contact Lens Wear and Care

Contact Lens Wear and Care Caring for your contact lenses such as cleaning, disinfecting and storing them is much easier than it used to be. A few years ago, you would have needed several bottles of cleaning products, and perhaps enzyme tablets, for proper care. Today, most people can use "multipurpose" solutions — meaning [...]

2019-11-08T15:52:38+02:00November 18th, 2019|Eyecare, General|