What causes astigmatism? How is astigmatism diagnosed? How is astigmatism treated? Astigmatism is a common vision condition that causes blurred vision. It occurs when the cornea (the clear front cover of the eye) is irregularly shaped or sometimes because of the curvature of the lens inside the eye. […]Continue reading
How Long Does It Take to Get Used to New Glasses?
Most people who wear glasses are familiar with the excitement and confidence boost that accompanies wearing new specs for the first time. But sometimes there is an adjustment period before your vision is fully comfortable. Things may look blurry, or you may notice feeling dizzy after prolonged wear. Some of these symptoms can be a […]Continue reading
10 Common Myths About Your Vision and Eye Health
You may have heard all sorts of things about what is good and bad for your eyes. But are they true?Golden Eye Optometry presents you with the facts about these 20 common eye myths: 1. Carrots Carrots are often perceived as the only food that really matters for improving vision. A carrot carries Vitamin A, […]Continue reading
Blinking – Key for Dry Eyes, Tired Eyes
Did you know that blinking helps prevent dry eyes? The most frequent complaint to eye doctors is dry eyes, known as aqueous insufficiency, meibomian gland dysfunction, or dry eye syndrome. Twenty-five percent of patients who visit ophthalmic clinics report symptoms of dry eye, making it a growing public health problem and one of the most […]Continue reading
When Should You Get Progressive Lenses?
If you were born any time between the ‘60s and the ‘90s, you probably remember adults around you wearing bifocal lenses, or glasses with two lenses. Most bifocal glasses have a line that clearly separates the second, smaller lens from the larger one.In 2016, though, you probably see fewer people wearing these types of glasses. […]Continue reading