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Why Am I Having Blurry Vision?

Blurry vision can come with other symptoms, including headaches, light sensitivity, eye redness, and irritation. A comprehensive eye exam by your eye doctor is the best way to get to the root of blurry vision. If your eyesight seems hazy, visit your eye doctor at Kopolow and Girisgen Doctors of Optometry to find out why.

Halloween Safety: Some Costumes Are Scary For Your Eye Health

Halloween is upon us! As we plan our Halloween costumes, it's important to keep our eye safety in mind. From masks and face painting to decorative contact lenses and more, these fun accessories are definitely scary—for your eye health.

5 Ways That Eyes Change As We Age

The effects of aging include more than gray hair, achy knees, and wrinkles. Your vision and eyes will also change as you age. Consider the number of age- and vision-related conditions that can affect your eyes. These include age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. Although these conditions are more common in adults over 50, their appearance is not inevitable.

Undiagnosed Vision Issues Cause Poor School Performance

Children need many abilities to learn and succeed in and out of the classroom. One of the most critical abilities is good vision. As kids progress throughout their education, the demand for their visual abilities increases.

Importance of Protecting Eyes From UV Damage

Wearing sunglasses and a hat can help protect your eyes against UV rays. They help filter light, preventing damage from UV radiation. Read on to find out more about the importance of protecting your eyes from UV damage. 

Symptoms & Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy

Most people know that diabetes affects blood sugar levels, but very few understand the wider complications associated with the disease, which include issues affecting the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that is caused by persistently high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye. Without treatment, diabetic retinopathy can cause irreversible vision loss.

How Are Cataracts Treated?

Cataracts develop due to age or injury on the tissue making up the eye lens. The lens becomes cloudy when protein fibers in it start breaking down. Some hereditary disorders cause health problems that increase the risk of developing cataracts.

Types of Contact Lenses for People With Astigmatism

Did you know that one of every three Americans has astigmatism? Astigmatism is one of the three common refractive disorders of the eye. Astigmatism occurs when the cornea's shape becomes irregular. An irregularly shaped cornea can cause blurry vision, headaches, and discomfort.

What Can an Online Vision Screening Detect?

Is it possible to have your eyes tested without going to the eye doctor? People use vision tests or refraction tests to measure their prescription for glasses. You can get vision screening using your computer and smartphone. 

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