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TearCare® is a treatment alternative for people with dry eye disease resulting from meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). MGD happens when the openings of the eyelid's oil glands become clogged with thick discharge. The leading cause of dry eyes, it prevents oil from properly lubricating your eyes, causing tears to evaporate too quickly. TearCare works by loosening the clogged glands to help oil reach your eye's surface.
Vision screening makes it easy to discover if a child has vision problems. School eye exams are cost-effective and helpful, but they are not adequate. You cannot gauge your child’s eye health through the screening. However, it can be an effective way to determine if the child has a vision impairment. If your child failed their school eye exams, here is what to do next.
Getting ready to return to school is always a busy time. There are lots of things to think about – what books they need, what classes they will take, if they need new clothes, etc. Something that should also be a priority is taking your child for a pediatric eye exam with a qualified eye doctor. Read on to learn why.
There are various types of contact lenses. The lens the doctor will prescribe for you will depend on your eye condition. The doctor will most likely recommend regular contact lenses for hyperopia and myopia. But if you have astigmatism or another eye condition, the doctor may recommend specialty contact lenses.
The price of sunglasses does not always correlate with adequate protection. There are many factors to consider when buying eyewear for UV protection. A cheap pair from your local drugstore might prove costlier eventually. You could develop serious eye health issues if they lack adequate protection.
Red eyes, watery discharge, sensitivity to light, and itching can be confusing symptoms. They may leave you wondering whether you are experiencing dry eyes or seasonal allergies. Therefore, here is some information to get you on your way. It will help you distinguish which of the two conditions you are experiencing.
According to a study published in August 2020 higher dietary intake of multiple nutrients, including minerals, vitamins, and carotenoids, is associated with decreased risk of progression to late age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...