I Don't Like My Glasses! 5 Signs Your Child Might Be Ready For Contact Lenses

If your child is bugging you for contact lenses, you might be trying to figure out the right time to say yes. It's important to note that there is no hard-fast rule about the right age for contact lenses. However, there are a few ways to determine the right time to say yes to contacts. Take a look at four milestones your child should pass before they're ready for contacts.  [Read More]

4 Things You Need To Know About Cavernous Hemangiomas

Cavernous hemangiomas are a type of benign tumor that can develop inside your eye or directly behind it. Here are four things you need to know about these tumors. What are the signs of cavernous hemangiomas? If you have a cavernous hemangioma, you may notice that one of your eyes is bulging forward in its socket. If the eye gets pushed out far enough, you may also experience other eye conditions like keratitis or corneal ulceration. [Read More]

Treatment Options For Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

You've been seeing small gray areas in your vision. Your eye doctor says you have signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It's a good thing that you went in for an exam, because treatment can slow down the progression of the disease and your loss of vision. Here is what you need to know about the forms of AMD and the current treatments used to prevent it from robbing you of your sight. [Read More]

Beware Of Decorative Contact Lenses

When you're looking to add a little extra something to a costume look, decorative or novelty contact lenses can seem like a great idea. They can be found at party shops and online for a great price anytime of the year and they come in a variety of colors and styles. Decorative lenses make it easy to transform yourself into a vampire, ghost, pop star or disco queen, but buyers should beware of the dangers associated with using these lenses. [Read More]