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What You Need to Know About Eye Health December 5, 2017

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What You Need to Know About Eye Health, High Point, North Carolina

When it comes to your eye health, the right support is crucial. There might be a lot you don’t know about how to care for your eyes. Along with providing a wide range of vision care services to residents of High Point, NC, Optics Eyewear answers common questions related to the proper care of eyesight, which is made possible by more than five decades of service with the community.

FAQs About Eye Health

How Often Should I Have an Exam?

eye healthIf your eyes are healthy, having an exam every two years or so is usually sufficient. However, if you wear corrective visual aids, such as glasses or contacts, it’s best to have an exam at least once a year. That way, you can be aware of any changes in your prescription.

What Causes Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes can occur because of an inability to produce tears sufficiently. This condition is usually remedied by using drops, which can mimic natural tears and increase moisture within your eyes.

Can Too Much Computer Time Hurt My Eyes?

Digital eye strain is a very real concern, especially for those who spend eight or more hours staring at a computer screen at work. You can reduce the impact caused by digital devices by taking breaks every twenty minutes or so to give your eyes a much-needed rest. You can also work to reduce glare or purchase a pair of computer glasses.

What Is Glaucoma?

Should fluid build up inside the eye, pressure can increase, which can cause discomfort and impact vision. This condition is known as glaucoma, and it can lead to permanent blindness if left untreated. Glaucoma has caused blindness in 3 million Americans and is most prevalent in people over the age of 60.

From designer sunglasses to exams, Optics Eyewear is committed to providing top service to High Point resident striving for optimum eye health. This licensed optician will help you find the right pair of glasses for your lifestyle. Schedule an appointment today by calling (336) 884-5677, or visit their website to learn more about their services.  

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