Eye Care: The Wonders of Technology

  • A Runner's Guide To Stress Fractures

    22 March 2015

    Running can be exhilarating and thrilling, but it can also be damaging if you push yourself too hard. Runners are all vulnerable to a variety of physical injuries, from tendinitis to shin splints. Stress fractures are one of the most common injuries that runners experience. Knowing what a stress fracture is, how to promote healing after one occurs, and how to avoid getting a stress fracture in the future will help you stay healthy and pain-free.

  • Helping Your Child Cope With A Chest Infection

    6 March 2015

    During the winter and spring it is not unusual for children to have coughs and colds due to the change in weather. Most of the times the common cold is nothing to worry about. However, there are times when the common cold can lead to more serious conditions such as a chest infection. Chest infections can be very serious in young children and need to be treated immediately. In order get your child help when they have a chest infection, you should be aware of the symptoms and the steps you can take to help your child to cope.

  • Should You Consider Surgery For Your Bunions?

    24 February 2015

    Bunions, those sometimes painful growths on the joint of your big toe, can range from a minor inconvenience to a crippling condition. There are several surgical options for correcting a bunion, but they are usually elective procedures and they aren't always necessary. Determine whether surgery is a good option for you so you can discuss treatment plans with your doctor. When Is Surgery a Good Option? Surgery isn't generally recommended if your bunions don't cause you any pain or impact your daily life.

  • Shopping For Eyeglasses: How To Choose Glasses That Match Your Face Shape And Complexion

    13 February 2015

    You visited the eye care center and the optometrist told you that you need glasses. You walk through the store and try on multiple pairs of glasses, but just can't find the right ones. If this sounds familiar to you, you may be thinking that finding those perfect pair of glasses is hopeless…but it isn't. Choosing the winning pair of frames isn't just about comfort and functionality—it's also about how the glasses look on you.

  • Tooth Replacement Options That Can Restore Your Pearly Whites

    6 February 2015

    Although the options for replacing lost teeth were limited in the past, newer dental advancements have greatly expanded the replacement options for those with a less than stellar smile. Whether due to advanced age or severe periodontal disease, you have more options than ever when it comes to getting your smile back. Bridges If you have multiple missing teeth in the same area, a bridge is one of the best replacement options.

  • 2 Cosmetic Dermatology Options For Acne-Prone Skin

    4 February 2015

    While it is true that beauty is only skin deep and that true beauty resides within, having serious skin issues can bring a lot of psychological distress and can affect every aspect of your life. Acne, a common condition that affects both adults and teenagers, can be severe enough to leave deep, pocked scars, permanent red welts and can cause lasting embarrassment and psychological pain. For those who have tried every over-the-counter remedy and have failed repeatedly to get their acne under control, a dermatologist is the answer.

  • What Products You Should Consider To Improve The Home Care Experience

    30 January 2015

    Home care is about comfort, rehabilitation and a good standard of living, all of which can be difficult if you don't have the right home care products. There are a wide variety of products designed specifically for physical rehabilitation, elderly individuals and other people who need medical support at home. Here are some products you should consider to help you with exercise, safety and improved care while you recover at home.

  • Eyeglass Care Tips You Should Always Follow

    28 January 2015

    Glass can be a major investment in your ability to see, but for those with vision problems, there may not be a better alternative. Sadly, some of those new to wearing glasses may not fully realize the amount of care these devices take to keep them in good condition. When glasses are not properly maintained, they can have a substantially decreased usable lifespan. Fortunately, you can follow these two tips to help ensure that your glasses always look great and function well.

  • It's Valentine Day: How Is Your Marriage?

    26 January 2015

    Valentine's Day is meant to be a celebration of love and romance, but for some married couples, it is a painful remainder that their marriage is not going well. There may be constant disagreements, verbal or physical altercations, or simply an exhausted resignation that love and romance has been replaced by duty and commitment. However, marriages can be saved or revitalized by simple communication. Couples often need help in expressing their needs or desires, because open expression of displeasure can often descend into defensiveness and accusation.

  • Why You Need To Be Buying Your Glasses Online

    23 January 2015

    A trip to the eye doctor can be expensive, especially if you are needing glasses. The frames alone can cost hundreds of dollars, and unless you have a very weak prescription, the lenses are going to need special treatment such as lightweight materials, scratch coating, and other things that can make them quite pricey as well. For this reason, more and more people are beginning to buy their glasses frames online.