Category Archives: Eyecare Articles

Can Tea And Exercise Prevent Glaucoma?

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition causing damage to the optic nerve in your eye.  The damage increases as time continues.  Left untreated, it leads to complete permanent blindness. It is the leading cause of blindness worldwide.  Fifty percent of people with glaucoma have no idea that they have it. In 2013, there was…
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Lifetime Eyecare Vision News Summary

At Lifetime Eyecare, we not only keep updated on your vision health, but also on vision news that is circling around the globe. Here is a short summary of a few articles we thought would interest you! Bono and Revo Start “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign Bono of U2 and Revo Sunglasses have partnered up…
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How to Read Your Prescription

How to Read your Prescription, By Gary Heiting, OD So, you've just had an eye exam and your optometrist or ophthalmologist has given you an eyeglass prescription. He or she probably mentioned that you are nearsighted or farsighted, or perhaps that you have astigmatism. But what do all those numbers on your eyeglass prescription mean? And…
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Myopia in Kids Can be Reduced with Outdoor Light

CHILDREN AND MYOPIA   Children are often on mobile devices, tablets, computers, or even sitting too close to the T.V. This has been the cause of conception that children's eyes would be negatively impacted over short periods of time. However, Associate Professor Scott Read, director of research at QUT's School of Optometry and Vision Science,…
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Vision and Nutrition

It is often said that, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This has a unique but eye awakening truth to it. Your vision uses up to one third of all your brain power. Nutrition helps feed it.   Therefore, your eyes need the right amount of vitamins in order for them…
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Eye Care for Infants and Children

At birth, your infant can only see in black, white, and certain shades of gray. Except things change. Their eyes are a very complex structure which helps them see and differentiate what is what. Many seem to think that an eye exam is petty or unnecessary. But as they say, there’s more than meets the…
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Types of Specialty Eyewear

Though your "everyday" glasses may serve you well for many activities, you can improve your comfort, performance and safety for other specific visual tasks with specialty eyewear. This is especially true if you wear bifocals or progressive lenses due to presbyopia. Here are a few examples of where specialty eyewear provides advantages over everyday glasses:…
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