Macular Degeneration

MacularDegenerationMacular degeneration is usually an age-related eye disease that can result in significant vision loss for those who suffer from it. Macular degeneration occurs when the macula, or center part of the retina, begins to deteriorate.

Macular degeneration may not result in total blindness but it can significantly impact a person’s ability to see clearly. There is treatment for macular degeneration depending on the form you have. Dry macular degeneration can’t be reversed. However, there is macular degeneration treatment available for the wet form.

If you have been diagnosed with macular degeneration or if the eye disease runs in your family, it is important to see an eye doctor on a regular basis to monitor changes in your vision. This can be done with a comprehensive eye exam by a professional optometrist.

Human eye is an amazing organ that most of us rely on every waking moment of the day.

20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, we help thousands of Orlando, Melbourne City and Orange City residents purchase eyeglasses, contact lenses and sunglasses every day. We know purchasing new eyeglasses can be a challenge. Inexpensive reading glasses at the store are cheaper than prescription lenses.

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Eyes: The Windows to Your Health

Our Eyes are the WindowsThe important function our eyes perform for us, it would seem to follow that we’d give them the best care possible, but sometimes we get too busy or we forget to do a few simple things that can keep our eyes healthy.

  • Protect Your Eyes: Take care of your eyes is to make sure they do not get injured. Wear safety glasses and what kinds will work best for you.
  • Preventing Eye Problems Your daily habits could be seriously injuring your eyes. Without you knowing or feeling it, your eyes could be slowly deteriorating from abuse. First, we will tell you about ultraviolet light, the damage it can cause, and why you need the UV protection from your sunglasses. We will also tell you about eyestrain and whether or not it’s true that sitting too close to the TV will harm your eyesight. We will also give you special eye care tips for diabetics and tell you why you should be diligent about your eye doctor appointments.
  • Congenital Eye Disorders  Some people are just born with defective eyes. Like other congenital disorders, there are many eye problems that are encoded into the individual’s genetics. There disorders can include fairly simple problems like near sightedness or far sightedness, or they can be debilitating problems like glaucoma. In this section, we will tell you the symptoms of these disorders and the available treatments.
  • Temporary Eye Conditions Even with the best care, eye problems will eventually crop up. Whether it is just a pesky infection, or blurriness caused by overuse, there are many temporary eye conditions that can be quite frightening.

Your vision is priceless and it is important that you maintain your visual wellness by scheduling a yearly comprehensive eye exam with your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Drop into 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore for all your eye care needs. We have a frame for every face and a price for any budget. We also have Independent Optometrists located on site who will be happy to examine your vision.

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Nutritional Benefits of Dates

Dates-Benefits-For-HealthDate is a delicious fruit with a delighting sweet taste. And it’s comparatively cheaper too. So for the dry fruit loving people it’s a gift.

1. Dates regulate bowel movements. Increase in bowel activity creates constipation problem.

2. Dates are great to taste It consumes normal growth development of body. Dates also contain sugars like fructose and dextrose and these can energize body in an instant.
3. The greatest advantage of dates for intestine is its content of nicotinic inside the fleshy part.

4. These fruits also contain Vitamin A with antioxidant properties that keeps eye healthy. You can get good eyesight by regular consuming of dates. The fruits which are enriched with vitamin A have the ability to protect your eye from outer infectious elements.
5. Date’s nutritional benefits are also effective in preventing the body from toxic compounds.

Read more: http://whatthafact.com/nutrition-facts-of-dates/#ixzz3G6L9lmue

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Eye Makeup – Spring Biggest Trend

Spring Biggest Trend

If it’s been more than a year since your last eye exam, please feel free to drop in to any 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore location or schedule an exam online. We have over 4000 thousand frames to choose from and we’re known for having a frame for every face and a price for any budget. We also have in-house optometrists that are available for full eye examinations.

 

Traveling Tips for Your Eyes

Traveling Tips for Your EyesIf traveling is in your future, it is especially important to plan ahead if you wear corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Follow these tips to ensure a safe and comfortable trip for you and your eyes.

Eyeglasses:

1. Bring a back-up pair of eyeglasses.

2. Ask your eye doctor for a sample of cleaning solution. During travel, it’s easy to smudge your glasses, especially when traveling with pets or small children.

3.Carry a small eyeglass repair kit in case your glasses become lose or need adjusting.

4.If you have your current prescription with you, at least you can avoid the expense of another eye examination.

Contact Lenses

1. Pack an extra contact lens case.

2. Don’t forget your eyeglasses.

3. Bring contact lens re-wetting drops.

4. Bring your eye doctor’s business card or contact information. An updated copy of your contact lens prescription.

20/20 Eyeglass Superstore® keeps you updated on various eye diseases ,eye conditions and eye problem that can cause you harm and shares various tips about eye care with you.Drop in at any convenient location at Orlando, Melbourne or Orange City for an eye exam by an Independent Doctor of Optometry.

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Get the Perfect Smoky Eye

Smoky Eyes

 

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Vision Problem That Impacts Learning

Your Childs eye Health

20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, we help thousands of Orlando, Melbourne City and Orange City residents purchase eyeglasses, contact lenses and sunglasses every day. We know purchasing new eyeglasses can be a challenge. Inexpensive reading glasses at the store are cheaper than prescription lenses. Is visiting an eye doctor and getting a prescription worth the extra cost?

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Are you due to visit the optometrist?

doctor-visitAre you due to visit the optometrist? Even if you don’t wear glasses and your eyes are feeling fine, we’re here to share several reasons why you should get your eyes tested on a regular basis.

Visiting your local optometrist allows doctors to look directly at your blood vessels which can reveal early warning signs of serious health problems such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes before the symptoms show up anywhere else in the body.

Depending on your health and age, you should also visit the optometrist to make sure you are above driving standards. Sometimes people won’t even realize they have blurred vision as deterioration tends to happen quite slowly over time. Driving standards are very strict and you might be driving illegally without even knowing it! If you were involved in a car accident and your vision was found to be below the legal standard, your insurance might be void. This is a worst case scenario but it’s better to be safe than sorry!

A visit to the optometrist can also let you know if you have a lazy eye. This is especially important for children, so if you are a parent or guardian, make sure you take your kids in for regular eye exams. Check out our post on Top 5 Tips on Choosing Children’s Eyeglasses for more information on bring your kids to the optometrist.

Certain eye diseases such as Glaucoma show no symptoms and most people are unaware of it until it’s too late. Regular visits to your optometrist can easily pick up eye diseases such as these to ensure your vision is protected.

Do you suffer from regular headaches and wonder what the cause is? You should visit your optometrist! A large percentage of headaches are caused by visual problems and most general practitioners will recommend you get your eyes tested to see if that is the problem.

We hope this article has inspired you to visit your local optometrist. Your vision is priceless and a thirty minute appointment once a year is certainly something you should be able to commit too. Getting your eyes tested regularly will help you stay on top of your general health, eye diseases and even headaches!

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Myopia

Myopia

Your vision is priceless and it is important that you maintain your visual wellness by scheduling a yearly comprehensive eye exam with your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Drop into 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore for all your eye care needs. We have a frame for every face and a price for any budget. We also have Independent Optometrists located on site who will be happy to examine your vision.

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Exercises Can Smarten Up Your Eyesight

Eye-ExercisesYou don’t need spectacles, lenses, even surgery. Easy-peasy exercises done daily can smarten up your eyesight, says a vision trainer.

Muscles need exercise

Constant exposure to pollution, harsh lights from tele vision and computer usage, poor sleeping and eating habits all come together to affect the health of our eyes.

Vision yoga exercises involve movements that massage the eye ball, work out muscles that control eye movement and provide relief to the overworked organ.

For your eyes only

Sun Swinging
Swing your body from side to side with your eyes shut in front of a light source or under the sun. Do this for 5 minutes. Benefits: It massages the eye ball

Pendulum exercise
Make the eye focus shift from side to side, tailing a moving object like a pendant on a chain.
Benefits: It works the oblique muscles and helps the lens focus

Snellen’s chart
Read an alphabet chart, tracing a path across it.
Benefit: It improves the central fixation at distant objects

Eye wash
Place an eye cup filled with water, over your eyes and blink 10 times.
Benefit: It tones voluntary and involuntary muscles

Swing Focus on a ball that’s being pulled towards you and pushed away.
Benefits: It strengthens eye muscles.

Human eye is an amazing organ that most of us rely on every waking moment of the day.

20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, we help thousands of Orlando, Melbourne City and Orange City residents purchase eyeglasses, contact lenses and sunglasses every day. We know purchasing new eyeglasses can be a challenge. Inexpensive reading glasses at the store are cheaper than prescription lenses

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