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May, observed as Healthy Vision Month, is a perfect time of the year to promise yourself a healthier vision.

While you care for your overall health more than anything, maintaining a proper and healthy vision is equally important! Several eye problems can be treated if detected early. Hence, regular eye exams for all ages are vital.

Why is Vision Health for All Ages Important?

Conducting regular eye exams for all ages is necessary to ensure you aren’t dealing with common eye problems. If it’s been a while since your last checkup, schedule one this month!

Whether you’re an adult or a preschooler, whether you’ve perfect eyesight or struggle with something genetic, regular eye exams are necessary for all ages.

Continue reading Observing Healthy Vision Month This May 2022

A man suffering from gritty eyes rubbing his eyes

Do you often get the feeling of a flack of sand stuck in your eyes? This irritating condition is known as gritty eyes. Generally, you face these additional gritty eyes symptoms as well:-

  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Burning eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Red eyes
  • Itchy eyes

Anyone can feel a gritty sensation in the eyes once in a while. However, you need to be alert if this scratchy and rough sensation doesn’t disappear over time. It can mean that you might have an underlying eye disease such as dry eye syndrome, corneal abrasion, sunburned eyes, etc.

This article talks about both prevention and treatment for gritty eyes. But let’s start with the gritty eyes causes.

Continue reading Gritty Eyes: An All-Inclusive Guide on its Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Retinal tear eye

Do you know how do you see the objects in front of you? Your retina generates your vision by passing on visual information to your brain via the optical nerve. The retina is a thin layer of tissue near the optic nerve connected to the inside of the eyes.

But sometimes, tears can be formed inside the retina, known as retinal tears. This scenario is risky as it can lead to a torn or detached retina and eventually vision loss.

This post contains information on the causes of a retinal tear, risk factors, retinal tear symptoms, diagnosis, and retinal tear treatment.
Continue reading Retinal Tear: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Scratched Eye - Symptoms & Treatment

Do your eyes hurt long after you accidentally poked your eyes, or something gets trapped in them? There are good chances that you got a scratch on the cornea of your eyes, the black circle in the middle of your eye. This condition is known as a scratched eye or corneal abrasion.

This post elaborates the symptoms and treatment options of the scratched eye. You will also get information on what to do and not to do for a scratched eye. Let’s get started!

Continue reading Poked in the Eye? Scratched Eye – Symptoms, Do’s-Don’ts & Treatment

Astigmatism in Children

What is astigmatism?

Astigmatism is the imperfection of curvature of the eye’s cornea or lens. The cornea is the transparent layer on the outside of the eye that transmits and focuses the entry of the light into the eye.

Continue reading Astigmatism in Children: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Nearsightedness vs. Farsightedness Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Are you struggling to read books? Or the road signs? Or the posters in your room? Is your vision appearing blurry? If yes, then you might be suffering from eye conditions like nearsightedness or farsightedness.

How do your eyes work?

While your eyes are the ones to give you vision, your brain does the work of seeing for you. Let us explain to you the complex connection of your eyes with your brain.
Continue reading Nearsightedness vs. Farsightedness: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Optometrist Vs Ophthalmologist

Fresno, CA, is a city of the lively arts scene and fine state university. Residents of one of the most affordable cities in America enjoy the easy-going vibe of this place. At InSight Vision Center, we take pride in providing all types of eye treatments, including cataracts, eye surgery, LASIK, glaucoma and others, to the people of Fresno, CA, since 1974.

We have the most experienced and incredible team of eye doctors in Fresno. And our eye care professionals provide the best quality treatment with compassion and care in our state-of-the-art eye clinics in the city.

At InSight Vision Centre, you can get treatment from the best ophthalmologists and optometrists. But what is the difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists? And how do you know which one is right for you? Let’s understand this in detail in the upcoming sections of this post.

Continue reading Optometrist Vs. Ophthalmologist: Choosing Eye Doctor in Fresno

halloween contact lenses

Halloween contact lenses, are a must-have for a spook-tacular Halloween look! While you are spoilt for choice with a plethora of options available in the market, there are a few important things to keep in mind before choosing that perfect pair of Halloween contacts to complete your spooky look.

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contact-lenses-care

You can wear contact lenses for either vision correction or aesthetic purposes. Either way, you should take proper advice from your eye care professional. Also, it’s crucial to keep your contact lenses clean and take good care of them. This is because unclean contact lenses can lead to serious eye infections and long-term vision problems. Also, with proper contact lenses care and hygiene, your lenses last long.

Continue reading Contact Lenses Care: Ways to Keep Your Lenses Clean & Safe

Ocular-hypertension

Ocular hypertension or Intraocular pressure (IOP) is a condition in which your eye pressure gets higher than the average level. If left untreated, IOP can lead to glaucoma and permanent loss of vision. 3 to 6 million Americans are at risk of suffering from glaucoma due to high Eye pressure. Therefore you need to be well-informed about its causes, diagnosis and treatment.

Continue reading Ocular Hypertension: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

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