In today’s digital age, devices like smart phones, tablets, and computers are a fixture of most children’s lives from a young age. While such gadgets offer numerous benefits, they can also harm your children’s eyes if you don’t take appropriate precautions. In today’s post, your trusted children’s eye doctor from Southwest Vision Center shares five ways to prevent digital eye strain. [Read more…]
Around 41 million Americans wear contact lenses. While contacts are one of the safest and most effective corrective eyewear options available, it’s important to handle and care for them properly to reduce the risk of infection. In celebration of Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month this October, your reliable eye doctors from Southwest Vision Center share some tips for preventing contact lens-related eye problems.
Electronic devices like smart phones, tablets, and computers are such a core part of our lives now that even young children are spending significant time with these gadgets. While this technology has improved our lives in many ways, it also comes with health risks that children are particularly vulnerable to. One common problem you may have heard of is computer vision syndrome (CVS). In today’s post, your trusted children’s eye doctor from Southwest Vision Center discusses the potential effects of CVS on your children’s visual health.
While some eye conditions—like most refractive errors—tend to develop in childhood, many have their onset in adulthood. The best way to safeguard your visual health as you age is to lead a healthy lifestyle and be proactive about your eye care. In today’s post, your expert eye doctors from Southwest Vision Center shares four common warning signs of age-related eye problems. [Read more…]
Aging brings bodily changes, many of which are completely normal. Your eyes are not excluded from this, which is why you may experience visual changes as you age. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to have stable visual health in your golden years. Read on as your reliable eye doctor shares some of them: [Read more…]
Your children’s eyesight takes a central role in their learning and development. At their young age, they may also have difficulties realizing they have problems with their vision. This is why Southwest Vision Center emphasizes their need to have routine eye assessments. There are actually two ways of doing so: vision screenings and comprehensive eye exams. Let your reliable children’s eye doctor lay down their respective functions and differences. [Read more…]
Many choose to wear contact lenses for the superior visual clarity and improved visual comfort they offer. They also provide convenience and aesthetic benefits for your better quality of life. Southwest Vision Center has a variety of contact lenses with each kind to address your specific eye care needs. Here are some of them: [Read more…]
Cataracts cause more than half of the reported cases of vision loss, making it the top cause of blindness in the world. In the U.S. alone, around 24 million are diagnosed with this sight-threatening disease. At Southwest Vision Center, we believe that having a good understanding of this condition is one reliable way to stop its increasing prevalence. Let your expert optometrist discuss some things you should know about it. [Read more…]
Your children’s eyesight plays a major role in their educational and social development, which is why Southwest Vision Center emphasizes the importance of understanding the visual development process in children. In today’s post, your trusted children’s eye doctor discusses significant visual development milestones from infancy to childhood: [Read more…]
Ever wonder what purpose your tears serve, other than to run down your face when you’re upset? Your tears actually play a vital role in your visual health, and any problems with them can cause dry eye syndrome. Read on as your trusted eye doctors from Southwest Vision Center discuss this condition and our recommended management: [Read more…]