High-Tech Eyeglasses Monitor Physical Activity

Posted on: 25 May 2015
Can you imagine wearing eyeglasses that not only correct your vision but allow you to track your physical exercise for health purposes? They aren't on the market yet, but one day soon, you may be able to get lenses in these fashionable frames from your optometrist.  Features of Activity-Tracking Frames Think of how you might wear a pedometer to track how many steps you take in a day. These frames will do that for you.
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Choosing Prescription Sunglasses For Kids

Posted on: 6 April 2015
Sunglasses are much more than a fashion statement when it comes to your child. Yes, your little one will look adorable in tiny sunglasses, but having your child wear them also cuts down on the risk of skin cancer and eye disorders. Children under the age of 10 are highly susceptible to eye damage caused by the sun, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. If your child already wears glasses, prescription sunglasses are the way to go.
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Restoring Vision | Removing Common Misconceptions Concerning Cataract Surgery

Posted on: 1 April 2015
Your vision is one of the senses you rely on the most and when there is a health issue that is threatening your sight, it can be a scary situation for sure. Because cataracts and cataract surgery is quite common—involving as many as half of those over the age of 80 in this country—a lot of people have something to say about the issue. However, what people have to say may not always be the most reliable form of information and you could find yourself facing a lot of myths and misinformation.
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Striking Eyes That Unnerve You: How Optometrists Diagnose And Treat Uncommon Iris And Pupil Disorders

Posted on: 31 March 2015
There are some rare genetic disorders of the eye that create a striking appearance. As a parent, you may be terrified to see some of these disorders in your infant or toddler, but a visit to an optometrist can assure you that your child will be alright. In the most extreme case of these rare disorders, your child will only need corrective lenses to see properly. After the optometrist, like one at Optometric Associates PC, puts your concerns in perspective, you might find that your child has a very unique appearance, one which may fascinate other adults and children.
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