How to Find the Best Optometrists for Your NeedsHow to Find the Best Optometrists for Your Needs

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How to Find the Best Optometrists for Your Needs

Over the years of dealing with astigmatism, struggling to find stylish spectacles, getting laser surgery and helping my kids through various vision issues, I have learned a lot. I have also learned about the need to find specialists and how to choose the right optometrist for your needs. If you want advice on how to make the most of your optometry care, this blog is dedicated to you. My name is Molly. I love to write. I also love to spend time with my kids and run marathons. I plan to put a lot of research as well as experience into these posts, and I hope you enjoy them enough to share them!

Three Ways To Ensure The Sun Doesn’t Sizzle Your Contact Lenses This Summer

The summer heat is ramping up in Australia, with states like South Australia already experiencing scorching summer temperatures.You have been wearing contacts for six months now, and you are excited about facing your first summer without the annoying encumbrance of wearing glasses while you swim and play a sport. However, summer sun and contact lenses bring a new level of optical danger you need to be aware of. There are three ways you can make sure your first summer wearing contacts is not your last. Read More 

What You Should Know If You’ve Been Told That You May Have a Cataract

It's unfortunate, but as people age various part of the body tend to "slow down" a bit and don't work as well as they used to. This is particularly the case when it comes to your eyesight. Most people will need reading glasses as they get older, but in many people an additional issue will develop in the form of a cataract. If you've been told that you have one of these forming, you may want to know what it's all about and what you can do. Read More 

Retinal Detachment: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Options

The retina receives images and sends them to your brain for processing. When the retina detaches from the back of the eye, you'll experience loss of vision. The degree of vision loss depends on whether the detachment is complete or partial, but complete retinal detachment that's not treated quickly can cause permanent vision loss. Here's an overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment options for retinal detachment: Causes A clear cause can't always be identified, but retinal detachment can occur as a result of the aging process. Read More 

Could You Be Experiencing Diabetic Retinopathy?

If you have type 2 diabetes, you are at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy if your blood glucose level is not well-managed. This is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when high concentrations of glucose in your blood impair the blood vessels of your retina. The retina receives images and sends them to your brain to be processed, so, if the retina is damaged, you'll experience reduced clarity of vision. Read More 

Should You Get Laser Eye Surgery from Your Optometrist?

A significant number of people will have to suffer through eye problems. However, the treatments that were used in years past were quite limiting and usually involved wearing glasses to correct your vision. With time, the contact lenses were developed, and these were seen as a breakthrough method of managing vision problems. Most recently, however, there has been a revolutionary treatment referred to as laser eye surgery. This type of surgery is an effective method used to permanently correct any vision problems that one may be having. Read More