Blurry vision is never fun, especially if you have a fast-paced lifestyle and need to fetch the kids, buy some dinner and finish the big proposal due for the next day. In the past, your eye-care specialist used to put drops in your eyes before checking for underlying problems with your vision.
Most responsible parents will have their child regularly checked by a pediatrician, but how many can say the same about annual checkups with a pediatric ophthalmologist? Many eye conditions can be treated, and even reversed, if caught early. This can save your child from a lifetime of poor vision or in some cases even worse.
Photophobia is a condition which is characterized by an extreme sensitivity to bright light sources. It doesn’t matter what the source of the light is, be it sunlight, fluorescent bulbs, or the light from a television or computer screen, any one of these can cause moderate to extreme discomfort.
We live in a digital age. This means that we are more connected than ever before, and a wealth of information sits at our fingertips. But have our eyes had a chance to evolve at the same rate as our technological habits?
There are many factors that can contribute to the deterioration of one’s eyes, some of which can be controlled, such as exposure to sunlight, and others which cannot, such as aging. Aging is inevitable, and as you age your eyesight is likely to decline, but there are ways to combat this.