Archives for presbyopia

Contact lenses for “old eyes”

As we age, our eyes undergo various changes. One common condition is presbyopia: age-related loss of near vision. In fact, the term “presbyopia” comes from Greek meaning “old eye.” This condition is common among people over the age of 40. Presbyopia occurs when your eye’s lens becomes less flexible. This makes it harder to focus on objects that are close up, such as when reading or working on a computer or performing other near tasks. Glasses or not? One option to correct presbyopia is to wear reading glasses. But if you’re someone who doesn’t like wearing glasses, multifocal contact lenses may be
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Categories: Contact Lenses.

Eyesight myths debunked

According to the New York Times article, The Age of Misinformation, “we are in an era of endemic misinformation” and that “sharing and believing misinformation is on the rise.” Sometimes, we hear information repeated so often we accept it as truth. When it comes to eyesight myths and your eye health though, you can’t afford to take every rumour at face value. So, next time you hear someone say they’re going to eat carrots so that they won’t need glasses, or that wearing glasses makes your eyesight worse over time, you can feel confident that by smiling and walking away
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Categories: Prescription Glasses.