Even if you think you have 20/20 vision and believe nothing is wrong with your eyes, you should still schedule routine eye exams. Age usually determines the frequency of eye exams you should schedule. It is safe to think that the younger you are, the less frequently you need to have an eye exam. If you wear glasses or contacts, however, you will need to have eye exams more often, usually every year. Here are Medical Arts Eye Clinic’s five reasons you should schedule routine eye exams.

There is nothing quite like putting on a pair of perfectly fitting classes and seeing the world as clear as day. Glasses are a big purchase. You wear them every single day, and they quite literally help you see the world in a different way. It’s important to get it right when purchasing your first pair, but many people don’t know where to begin. The wide selection can be overwhelming, but there are many ways to filter your options. There are several important areas to consider when buying glasses, and it’s important to consider each aspect.

It is the beginning of a new semester, and college is in full swing. Schedules are packed with classes, studying and socializing, so it is no wonder that eye care is in the back of everyone’s mind. Although your days may be busy, it is still important to take the time to look after and care for your eyes. The following eye care tips for students are easy to follow and will keep your eye health in check for another great semester.

What is eye twitching?

Eye twitching is a harmless symptom usually, but it can become annoying. This twitch of your eyelid, known as myokymia, is a common discomfort for many people. These spasms will usually only lasts for a couple minutes, but for some people they can last for weeks. If your eye twitching persists then it may be a sign of a more serious condition, such as blepharospasm, an uncontrollable contraction of the eyelid that leaves patients unable to see, or hemifacial spasm, a movement disorder that affects one side of your face muscles.

If you are experiencing eye twitching that will not stop, contact our Medical Arts Clinic office at 334-821-3838 to speak to a professional and set up an appointment today.