One of the most common vision problems is hyperopia, more commonly known as farsightedness. More than 14 million adults in the U.S. are affected by this refractive error, which causes short-range vision problems, while distant-range vision remains clear. Today, your eye care providers at Elite Vision Care discuss this condition in detail.
What happens when you have glaucoma? This eye disease damages the optic nerve, which can lead to irreversible blindness if left untreated. Sometimes called “the silent thief of sight” because it’s typically asymptomatic in the early stages, glaucoma affects roughly three million people in the U.S.
Contact lenses are a versatile vision aid that eliminate the restrictions that come with wearing eyeglasses. They are gaining more popularity than ever because of their advanced and highly porous design, which allows people to use them for an extended period. A recent study found that over 45 million people in the country use contact lenses, whether for vision correction or cosmetic purposes. [Read more…]
As you age, you may experience eyesight changes, particularly once you reach age 40. While such vision changes can be a totally normal part of the aging process, they can also point to an underlying medical problem. Age-related eye diseases like related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma can affect eyesight and even lead to vision loss.
Your body undergoes functional and structural changes as you age. In particular, your visual acuity may decline as you age. Symptoms vary depending on the person; however, we believe that it’s important to be familiar with some of the most common warning signs of eye problems in adults. If you suspect that you are experiencing any of these problems, schedule an appointment with your eye doctor.
At Elite Vision Care, we offer several eye care services and products to enhance your visual health and comfort. High-quality contact lenses are one of them. Contact lenses are one of the safest forms of vision correction; however, improper contact lens handling can increase the risk of eye infections or irritations. Here’s how to take care of your lenses properly:
Thanks to advancements in lens technology, Elite Vision Care offers many different types of frames, coatings and lens materials for your eyeglasses. However, with so many options, choosing the perfect pair of eyeglasses can be challenging. To help you, your eyecare specialist discusses factors to consider before buying your glasses: