Am I Nearsighted or Farsighted?

Nearsighted and farsighted issues are opposites. When you are nearsighted, you can see objects better close up. If you’re farsighted, it’s easier to see farther distances. In other words, it might be easy to read a book but difficult to read a highway sign if you’re nearsighted and precisely opposite if you’re farsighted.

Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important for Eye Health

So many people think that if their vision isn't that bad, they don't need regular eye exams. But eye problems don't always affect the vision—at least, not right away. Eye doctors look for so much more than vision changes during an exam. They will want to know about health changes in other parts of the body, which can also affect eye health.

Top Eye Health Tips for 2021

As if the stress of daily life weren’t enough to deteriorate your vision, the pandemic happened. The National Eye Institute acknowledges studies indicating that COVID-19 particulates can enter your conjunctiva. This mucous membrane lines the outside of the eye and the inside of the eyelid. From there, the virus replicates. Now that the pandemic has entered its second year of devastation, everyone needs to pay even more attention to optic health. If you want to find out how to care for your eyes and vision in 2021, here’s what you should know.

What is Digital Eye Strain?

How much time do you spend looking at digital screens? If the last year is anything to go by, your use of screens has almost certainly increased. Whether for work or play, to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues to do basic day to day tasks like banking and paying bills, we rely on digital devices more than ever. While they certainly make life more convenient, their prolonged use can also have a profound effect on our vision and our quality of life. This is known as digital eye strain. 

Why Is Glaucoma Awareness Important?

Glaucoma is one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. According to estimates, this condition affects about four million people in the U.S. alone. Many people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it. This is because the condition usually has no symptoms until the latter stages. This is one of the reasons why glaucoma awareness is important.

How Much Is Your Vision Worth?

Many of us are guilty of taking our eyes and vision for granted, and often it isn’t until we experience a problem with them that we realize just how precious they are.

Join Grin Eye Care in Supporting World Keratoconus Day on November 10th!

Here at Grin Eye Care, we are supported by a passionate and dedicated team of eye care experts. We are committed to taking exceptional care of patients seeking care for their vision needs. Learn more about our pediatric services at Grin Eye Care and get to know the experienced doctors who serve you.

Top 10 Tips for Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is a silent worker. You may not be aware that you already have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is one of its complications.

Top Fall Eye Conditions to Watch Out For

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Temperatures start to cool down, and the summer hordes have already disbanded. Many people immediately associate this season with time well-spent outdoors.

September Is CVI Awareness Month | What Is Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)?

Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is a type of vision impairment that originates from the brain rather than the eye. CVI presents when the brain’s visual centers suffer damage, injury, or have structural abnormalities.

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