Do you ever feel like your eyesight may not be as good as it was several years ago, especially when attempting to read? As humans age, it becomes more and more difficult for our eyes to focus. This is a culmination of all of the stress that your eyes have suffered over the years along with the inescapable aging process that hinders our ability to read.

Researchers estimated that nearly 2 billion people are affected by presbyopia after a study was performed in 2015. If you are over the age of 40, there is a very possible chance that you are in this category and should consider purchasing reading glasses. This article aims to help people better understand presbyopia and help them determine if it is time for them to pursue reading glasses.

When deciding if you want to make the change from glasses to contacts or even straight to contacts, there are a lot of things to consider. Many questions start to come up like: Am I able to wear contacts? How do I know if they fit properly? What brand should I use? How do I maintain them? It is important to understand exactly how to use contacts properly, and how they might affect your day to day life. Here are three main steps to follow when deciding whether to wear contacts or not.

When learning about how to protect your eyes from UV rays, first it is important to know what a UV rays are. UV rays are from the sun and cannot be seen by humans. There are three types of UV rays, A, B, and C, C has the highest energy and are considered to be the most harmful for your eyes. Each type of UV ray causes something different so it is important to be cautious of all of them.

Almost every person is staring at computer screens, cell phone screens or numerous other types of digital screens frequently and on a daily basis. You may be so caught up in your work that you might not realize that your eye health may be compromised because of this extreme amount of screen time.

There are a number of ways that you can help prevent eye strain, fatigue and potentially harmful eye problems. At Medical Arts Eye Clinic & Optical, we want you to be able to complete your every-day tasks using screens. But most importantly, we want you to do it in a healthy way. Here are our tips on protecting your eyes while on your digital screens.