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Exploring Optometry Equipment

Hello, I'm Patrick Jouls. When I went to take my driver's test, I was notified that my vision did not meet the requirements. Although I didn't feel like I had problems seeing, I made an appointment with the optometrist anyway. The eye exam revealed that I definitely needed corrective lenses, especially if I ever wanted to drive on public roadways. I spent a lot of time talking with the eye doctor about the equipment used to measure vision. The equipment is all specially designed to measure different aspects of eye health and vision strength to create a complete picture of the patient's sight abilities. I want to explore optometrist tools and practices in detail on this site. I hope that you will tag along to learn more about the equipment used to measure visual abilities. Thanks for coming to my website.

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3 Tips To Reduce Swelling After Cataract Surgery

6 January 2016
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A cataract is usually located in the lens of your eye, so this makes it difficult to use your vision for a variety of things. Cataract surgery involves creating an incision in your eye and breaking up the cataract into tiny pieces. Once the surgery is completed, the incision will usually seal on its own and your eye should recover within a few days. However, you may experience swelling around your eye following surgery. Read More …

Computer Users: How To Treat Your Dry Eye Condition

10 December 2015
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Dry eyes are usually just an annoyance for most people, but, in some cases, it can lead to serious eye health issues. Problems with dry eyes have grown more pronounced over the years as computer use has risen and more people spend hours staring at a bright computer screen for work and play. People who spending a lot of time on a computer tend to blink 66% less of the time than those who are not staring at a computer screen. Read More …

3 Things To Know About Broken Blood Vessels In The Eye

16 November 2015
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If you look in the mirror and find that the white part of one of your eyes is no longer white but is red, you may instantly worry that there is a serious problem. While this might be a sign of a serious issue, it most likely is just a broken blood vessel in your eye. This is a relatively common issue people experience with their eyes, but it is usually nothing to worry about. Read More …

Your Teen Hates Glasses But Has Bad Vision: Clear Days Are Ahead With Contacts

30 October 2015
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If your teen needs glasses or wears glasses and you are tired of all the problems that come along with them, it's time to consider ditching the glasses and getting contacts. There are many advantages to using contacts instead of frames, and you teen may like the idea of contacts better. Here are a few reasons you should talk with your ophthalmologist about the possibility of your teen getting a prescription for contacts instead of glasses. Read More …

Four Steps To Limit Cataract Risk

14 October 2015
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According to the National Institutes of Health, cataract surgery is one of the most common, most effective and safest surgeries in the United States. Cataracts affect more than 50 percent of people in the U.S. by the time they reach the age of 80. Signs of cataracts include blurry vision, light seeming too bright, poor night vision, double vision and colors looking duller. Glasses may help make your vision a bit better for a while, but eventually surgery may be necessary to restore your vision. Read More …