Finding out you need reading glasses comes as quite a shock to many people, particular for those who have spent their entire lives with great sight. It is an unfortunate sign that we are no longer as young as we once were, and there are a whole lot of myths that go hand in hand with needing reading glasses once you are in your 40’s.
Most people would have heard of lasik eye surgery. Lasik and other forms of laser eye surgery have been available for quite a while now. But most people don’t know that there is a non-surgical alternative that has been available for just as long. It’s called Orthokeratology or Ortho-K.
Contact lenses provide the freedom of good sight and great peripheral vision without the annoyance of spectacle frames. However some people find contact lens wear uncomfortable, either putting up with constant irritation or quitting contact lens wear altogether. Understanding the more common reasons for dry eye symptoms and the options available will help you manage your comfort. Let’s have a look at the causes, drops and nutrition and alternative contact lens options including Orthokeratology.
Laser Surgery is nearly a household name, but there is an alternative to consider that has been around even longer – Ortho-K or orthokeratology.
Gifted children present interesting challenges when it comes to vision problems. The two main vision problems important to screen and monitor for in this goup of children are shortsight (myopia) and visual dysfunctions.