2015

When Your Child Can't See: Signs That Your Child May Need To Wear Corrective Lenses

It isn't always easy to tell when your child needs glasses. Children who have never worn corrective lenses before simply take what they see as normal, without understanding that their vision could be much better with correction.There are a number of signs that can indicate your child needs glasses. If you notice your child sitting too close to the television, or squinting when they tried to read, it's time to take your child in for an eye exam.

You're Seeing For Two: 4 Vision Problems You May Experience During Pregnancy

If you're pregnant, you can expect to experience many changes with your body. Some of those changes you might expect, such as weight gain or stretch marks. Some changes that you might not be expecting involve your eyes. Your vision can go through several different changes during pregnancy. Here are four vision changes you might experience during pregnancy.  Dry Eyes During pregnancy, your hormones will continually change. Those hormonal changes can lead to dry eyes.

4 Ways To Help Prevent And Ease The Pain From Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, medication may already be an important part of your treatment. Besides medication, there are other treatments and preventative measures you can try to help deal with migraines. Here are four more ways you can help alleviate and prevent your Wear Light Sensitive Sunglasses Suffering from photophobia can cause you to be sensitive to all types of light, which can trigger migraines. Wearing sunglasses the entire day won't protect your eyes from all types of light or prevent migraines.

Choosing Eyeglass Frames For Your Small Face

When you have a tiny, childlike face, you may feel like eyeglasses take over your whole face. Learn how to select wonderful frames that not only complement your face, but make you feel confident with your smaller features as well. Go small Bulky, over-sized frames may come and go in style, but they can make your small face appear overwhelmed. Choose frames that are narrow and thin, and stick with square and rectangular styles.

How To Distinguish Ptosis From Bell's Palsy: An Optical Guide

Ptosis, or drooping of the eyelid, shares some characteristics with Bell's Palsy, a condition that affects facial muscles. If you are not an optometrist or optician, it is easy to confuse the two. If you are an optician or optometrist, but you are new to the field, you may accidentally diagnose ptosis when the problem is Bell's palsy. There are some key differences to help you tell the two disorders apart.