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Healthy eyes checklist for contact wearers Featured Image
Choosing between wearing glasses or contact lenses to help correct your vision is mostly a matter of personal preference. But while taking glasses on and off has little effect on the health of your eyes, slipping contacts in and out does require some special care and attention. Follow the guidelines below to help keep your eyes in good condition.
Your eyes take in rays of light and focus them on your retina to create images. If your eyes are less than perfect, then the focal point of light may not fall correctly on the retina, resulting in blurred vision. Age can play a part, too.
Screens have a permanent place in childhood, it seems, but evidence is mounting that too much time in front of a screen is making kids unhealthy and maybe even unhappy. Outside play, on the other hand, produces healthy weight, healthy growth and a healthy attitude!
Q Should I have my eyes tested every year?
Q Why do I have bloodshot eyes?
Many of us don’t think much about eye care until the day we admit it’s time to get glasses. But the truth is there is a lot you can do on a daily basis to keep your eyes feeling comfortable and healthy and to protect against the development of more serious conditions down the track. Here’s what you need to know.
Q Should children wear sunglasses?