Just because its wintertime doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about your eye health. During the winter months, you bundle up under scarves and sweaters and switch to a richer moisturizer, but how much attention do you pay to wintertime eye health? Dry air and harsh winds are among the irritants that can lead to burning eyes, itchiness, and blurry vision. Luckily, there are some easy habits you can adopt to protect yourself. Follow these six simple steps to keep your eyes healthy this winter.

  1. Wear Sunglasses even on cloudy days!
  2. Use a humidifier or lubricating eye drops to keep your eyes moist!
  3. Drink plenty of water to keep from dehydration!
  4. Eat more fish and Omega 3’s!
  5. Keep your fingers out of your eyes, don’t rub!
  6. Take frequent breaks from your computer screen!

Practicing eye health habits year round will help keep your eyes happy and healthy!

Comprehensive Eyecare in a Professional and Friendly Atmosphere

At Advanced Eyecare Optometry, the doctors are thoroughly trained in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders and eye disease. They utilize state-of-the art equipment such as the Zeiss OCT Optos Retinal Scanning Laser, and Humphrey Auto-Refractor and Visual Field Analyzer, which provides a higher level of care. This facilitates the early detection and management of eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataract which helps preserve your vision!Examinations also include the detection and treatment of eye muscle imbalance, poor eye coordination and reduced focusing ability, which are common problems among children and 40+ year olds.When indicated, the doctors fit any contact lenses required, including specialty lenses for astigmatism, monovision, (simultaneous far and near vision), or bifocal needs, as well as colored contact lenses for those who desire a “different look”.If you are interested in laser eye surgery, (LASIK), the doctors will determine if you are a good candidate, and will provide the pre- and post-op management to insure a good outcome for this procedure.

Should you choose to wear eyeglasses, Advanced Eyecare Optometry offers a modern eyewear boutique with hundreds of styles to from which to choose. The licensed opticians are trained to help you select fashionable eyewear that compliments your lifestyle and fashion sense, all in a relaxed, friendly, caring atmosphere.

If you are looking for someone to help you with all your eyecare needs, then call Advanced Eyecare Optometry today. We’ll put your needs in focus!

Source: everydayhealth.com

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