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How an Eye Exam is Performed

Optometrists and ophthalmologists use a wide variety of techniques to examine your eyes during a comprehensive eye exam. These tests range from the simple, like having you read an eye chart, to the complex, such as using a high-powered lens to visualize the tiny structures inside of your eyes. A comprehensive eye exam can take […]

Why Contacts May Not Be the Right Choice for You

If your vision is a problem, it’s a big one. Being able to see clearly is a luxury that people with great vision do not realize they have, and people who struggle with poor vision are all too aware of. Luckily, today, we have many ways to correct vision issues, from traditional glasses to laser […]

What is Macular Degeneration?

Macular Degeneration is presently considered an incurable eye disease, and is the leading cause of vision loss – it affects more people than glaucoma and cataracts combined. Macular degeneration affects over 10 million Americans. For more information on macular degeneration and receiving Orange County LASIK eye surgery, visit Advanced Eye Medical today. Macular Degeneration The […]

The Best Vitamins for Healthy Eyes

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it one hundred times: declining vision is an inevitable part of aging. Right? We all have a relative who has dozens of pairs of plastic readers littered all over the house, and we’ve all been at a restaurant with someone who used the flashlight on their cellphone to […]

The Difference Between Cataract and LASIK Surgery

LASIK and Cataract surgery are two of the most popular ocular surgeries today. Because we hear so much about both kinds of surgeries, it is common for people to get the two of them confused. People not only forget which surgery serves what purpose, but they wonder if both can be performed at the same […]

Top Myths About Our Eyesight

Just like any health checkup, it is important to get your eyes checked regularly. Making sure you are doing all you can to keep your eyes healthy is important but there are many myths out there that can make this difficult. Read on to put some of the top eyesight myths into perspective. For more […]

What is the Ideal Light to Read in?

Whether you want to enjoy a good book, or you need to study for a big exam, finding the right reading light is more important than you might think. Reading in the wrong light can put an unhealthy strain on your eyes. Read on for simple tricks to help you read in the right light. […]

Living with Cataracts

If you have developed cataracts, you know how they can affect every area of your life. Participating in the activities you used to enjoy like reading, driving, and shopping have become a challenge. If you have developed cataracts, you know how they can affect every area of your life. Participating in the activities you used to […]

What Does Color Tell Us Subconsciously?

Colors evoke emotions, moods, and feelings. Knowing the psychology of color can help you make better decisions whether you are decorating your home, picking an outfit for a job interview or a first date, or designing marketing materials for your business. Your choice of color can improve comprehension by 73%, learning by 55-68%, and reading […]

Why Are Your Eyes Dry?

The severity of dry eyes differs from person to person, but the problem is a common one and happens when your eyes don’t produce enough tears or produce poor quality tears. Dry eyes can cause those peepers to be very uncomfortable and may produce burning or stinging. Some experience the symptoms of dry eyes in […]