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The Right Eyeglasses Can Give A Candidate An Edge On A Job Interview

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Everyone wants an edge over the competition when taking part in a job interview. Big things like knowing a lot about the company and having questions for the interviewer prepared help the cause. So do little things such as picking the right tie and shoes. The right choice of eyeglasses, however, is not usually considered. Surprisingly, putting the right effort choosing the perfect pair of eyeglasses can serve up a great assist during an interview.

11 August 2016

5 Tips For Choosing And Using Eyeglasses When Hiking

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If you love spending time hiking and backpacking in the back country and you wear glasses, you may be concerned about the best ways to care for your vision issues when away from civilization. The following tips will help you choose the best glasses and to keep your vision sharp during your jaunt in the woods. Tip #1: Get sport frames Sport frames aren't just for high contact activities. These frames are generally made to be impact resistant, which means they are less prone to breakage.

18 June 2016

Understanding How To Treat Your Glaucoma

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When your eye care professional diagnoses you with glaucoma, it's important that you understand what kind of treatment to expect. Most eye doctors start with a treatment plan that includes medicated eye drops for pressure regulation. If the eye drops don't reduce the pressure in your eyes or condition worsens, your doctor may suggest that you undergo surgery. Here's a look at a few of the surgical choices to talk over with your eye doctor before you settle on a treatment.

21 April 2016

Paint On Your Prescription Sunglasses – It Can Be Removed!

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Prescription sunglasses are a sound investment. They make it possible to see clearly when the sun is at its brightest and can help improve your vision while driving during the day. If you wear your prescription sunglasses while working on your home or completing projects that require the use of paint, it is quite possible that the paint has made its way onto your sunglasses. If this is the case, don't fret—you can get the paint off without damaging the lenses or frames rather easily.

1 March 2016

Ouch: 3 Steps To Take If Your Child's Been Poked In The Eye

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When you have kids, poked eyes are a common occurrence. This is especially true if your kids are active in sports or like to roughhouse with friends. Most eye pokes don't cause serious injury to the eye. However, some pokes can lead to severe injuries to the eye. If your child has been poked in the eye, here are four simple steps you should follow. Have Them Rest As soon as your child comes to you with a poked eye, you should have them sit down and rest for a moment.

15 January 2016

Non-Prescription Glasses: For Fashion And Function

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When you go to a department store, it is not uncommon to see displays of non-prescription glasses. When you look at non-prescription glasses, it is important to realize that phrase has two different meanings. Here is more information about what it really means when you see the phrase "non-prescription" next to a display of glasses at a department store: For Fashion Most non-prescription glasses are designed for fashion purposes. Sunglasses

9 November 2015

Three Serious Medical Conditions That Require Immediate Retinal Surgery

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People who have their sight are well aware that it depends entirely on the health of their retinas and optic nerves. Several serious conditions involving the retinas are cause for alarm, and should be addressed as soon as possible. There are three very serious conditions that should not be ignored and will require retinal surgery immediately.   Retinal Detachment Your retinas are attached to the back surfaces of your eyes. An accident, extreme pressure or a congenital defect that does not become apparent until the retinas detach are the most common causes for this dangerous situation.

28 September 2015

How To Minimize Blepharoplasty Side Effects

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Blepharoplasty, although a minor surgery, is still a surgery and needs to be treated carefully. There is the potential for some side effects to occur. Here are some common side effects of this type of surgery and how you can avoid them.  1. Bruising Most people who undergo blepharoplasty are going to experience some bruising. This can be embarrassing for some people who don't want anyone to know that they have had work done to their face.

21 September 2015

How To Choose The Best Glasses For Your Face

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If you are nearsighted, buying glasses frames can be a struggle. If you don't have contact lenses, trying on glasses tends to result in you putting on the glasses and then pressing your face close to the mirror so that you can see clearly. Except, you're only going to be able to see part of your face when you are that close to the mirror and you will likely fog up the mirror with your breath.

18 September 2015

Training In Martial Arts? 3 Reasons To Consider Surgery To Improve Your Vision

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Participating in martial arts training can be a good way to get regular exercise and learn to defend yourself. If you rely on glasses or contacts to see clearly, these vision aides may be hindering your ability to perfect your martial arts skills. Here are three reasons why you might want to invest in vision correction surgery if you are serious about your martial arts training. 1. Poor vision can affect your balance.

16 September 2015