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How Do Punctum Plugs Help Dry Eyes?

How Do Punctum Plugs Help Dry Eyes?

January 06, 2022

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Punctum plugs are small devices that block the drainage of the tear ducts. They help relieve the symptoms of chronic dry eye. They do this by dealing with a low quantity of tears. Doctors use the process of punctal occlusion surgery to insert these plugs.


Do I Still Need to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter?

Do I Still Need to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter?

December 8, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Sunglasses are just as important in winter as they are in summer. Although winter is a cold season, the sun is still present, and its rays can harm your eyes. Apart from protecting you from the harmful rays of the sun, sunglasses will protect you from other elements. So, why do you need to wear sunglasses in winter?


What Do Diabetic Eye Exams Help Detect?

What Do Diabetic Eye Exams Help Detect?

November 3, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Diabetes is a disease that can affect different parts of your body, including your eyes. It increases the risk for eye conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma. The common eye health concern for those with diabetes is the development of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes can cause diabetic retinopathy, a condition where blood vessels in the retina get damaged.


How Can You Prevent Cataracts From Worsening?

How Can You Prevent Cataracts From Worsening?

October 7, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Cataracts is one of the most common eye conditions in the United States. They are also the leading cause of vision loss. When your optometrist says you have cataracts, it means that the lens of your eye has become foggy. This can greatly reduce your general ability to see clearly, especially at night.


What to Do if Experiencing an Eye Injury

What to Do if Experiencing an Eye Injury

September 1, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

An eye injury is a medical emergency. You should take it seriously and seek prompt medical attention to save your vision and prevent further complications. According to The American Academy of Ophthalmology, about 2.4 million Americans sustain eye injuries each year, 35 percent of those being from individuals between 18 and 45 years old.


The Importance of Back-to-School Eye Exams for Kids

The Importance of Back-to-School Eye Exams for Kids

August 3, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Getting prepared to go back to school is a rush for both parents and kids. Since getting everything the kids need for school can get overwhelming, you might forget that the little ones need to go through medical checks. 


How to Best Care for and Preserve Eyeglasses and Sunglasses

How to Best Care for and Preserve Eyeglasses and Sunglasses

July 19, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

On average, a pair of eyewear lasts between one to three years. Several factors affect the longevity of this corrective or protective device for your eyes. Besides the changes to your eye prescription, the quality of the materials used also matter. These include how sturdy the frames are and whether your lenses have special coatings. Another consideration is how well you clean your eyewear. Do you want to avoid having to replace your eyewear often?


5 Top Benefits to Blue Light Glasses

5 Top Benefits to Blue Light Glasses

June 23, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

People are spending more time than ever looking at different digital screens, such as televisions, computers, and smartphones. In addition to physiological and musculoskeletal issues that can result from too much screen time, blue light can harm your eyes.


How to Find the Right Pediatric Optometrist in Miami, FL

How to Find the Right Pediatric Optometrist in Miami, FL

May 10, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Almost everyone will likely require eyeglasses sooner or later. There are numerous vision problems that a person may develop, but they're generally classified into two categories. The first is myopia (nearsightedness), marked by seeing things up close without a problem. The second is hyperopia (farsightedness), which allows one to see far away things while nearby objects appear blurred. Other childhood vision problems include crossed eyes, lazy eyes, and convergence insufficiency. Do you want to ensure that your child's eye and vision health get the protection they need?


How Do Sunglasses Help Protect Your Eyes

How Do Sunglasses Help Protect Your Eyes

April 30, 2021

By: Lifetime Vision and Eye Care

Sunglasses are protective eyewear with tint. People most commonly use them to minimize discomfort when it is bright outside or there is a glare. Sunglasses come in every shape, size, tint, and style imaginable.


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