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affordable eye care options for families

How many people in your household wear glasses or contact lenses? When there are multiple people in one household that wear corrective lenses, it can be hard to keep up with the expense of having regular exams and updated prescriptions filled. What can you do to stay on top of the important exams without breaking the bank? This blog is all about affordable eye care options. You will learn tips that can help to ensure that everyone in your home can see clearly and maintains their healthy eyes. Hopefully, the things that I have tried with my family will help you with yours.

Don’t Have Vision Issues? Why You Still Need An Eye Exam

If you have ever dismissed the idea of needing an eye exam because you don't think you have vision problems, you're not alone. A lot of people overlook the importance of routine eye exams when they don't feel that they need vision correction. Unfortunately, what you may not realize is that eye exams are just as important for those without vision issues as they are for those with them. Here's a look at a few of the things that you need to know about why you should get an eye exam regularly even if you don't have trouble with your vision. Read More 

3 Bad Lens Care Habits And How To Change Your Ways

Your contact lenses allow you to see without having to wear eyeglasses and without changing your physical appearance. However, it's important to remember that if you aren't taking good care of your contact lenses, it could be harming your vision. You could actually be worsening your vision and causing other eye issues if you aren't careful with how you treat your contact lenses. Read on for a few bad lens care habits and what you should do instead. Read More 

Did You Scratch Your Cornea?

Getting something in your eye is always irritating. Usually, if you blink enough or use some eye drops, the discomfort goes away as soon as the item is rinsed out of your eye. When the discomfort does not subside and you still have a hard time opening your eye, there's a chance you've scratched your cornea, the outermost layer of your eyeball. Here's a closer look at this injury and what it entails. Read More 

Jeepers, Creepers! Creepy Contact Lenses And Eyeglass Frames Combos That Complement Each Other

You have probably seen many of the creepy contact lenses you can now purchase and wear, both for fun and for corrective vision purposes. Yet, you probably did not know that certain eyeglass frames highlight and complement these creepy lenses for a magnified effect. The following combinations of creepy contact lenses and eyeglass frames will produce a very dramatic effect--just what you need in time for a costume party, Halloween, or everyday Goth wear. Read More 

Do You Have Diabetes? Make Sure You Take Proper Care Of Your Eyes

If you have diabetes, you need to make sure you take care of your eyes. This is because you are 60 percent more likely to develop cataracts, and 40 percent more likely to develop glaucoma, as well as many other eye problems. Below are three things you can do to reduce your chances of these things happening to you. Watch What You Eat Not only is your diet important for managing your diabetes, it is also important to keep your eyes healthy. Read More