One pair of glasses cannot meet all the needs of work, sport, and general daily life. Sport glasses provide optimal vision for distance demands and safety. Computer glasses relieve the stress of the digital environment and protect the eyes from high energy blue light emitted from digital devices. Social glasses provide style and vision for changing environments. Are you living with one pair?
Vision development in the first 12 months is essential to learning. The accompanying link provides a guideline for parents of expected vision development during that first year. Dr. Cook is a provider for the AOA Infant See Program and provides free eye exams for infants 6-12 months of age.
More and more studies are showing that the effects of aging can be altered through lifestyle changes in four key areas: diet, exercise, stress management, and social support. There is now genetic evidence for this and the news is that the genetics can be altered. Telomeres are parts of our chromosomes that effect aging. Shorter telelomeres are found in age related diseases but the good news is that by making positive lifestyle changes our telomeres can be lengthened. Watch the video.
Vision screenings or internet eye exams do not substitute for a comprehensive eye examination. Visual performance underlies academic performance and a comprehensive eye examination can reveal eye problems that effect reading, comprehension, and learning. To give your child the best start to a new school year book their eye exam today.
There are cases when even babies need contact lenses. Contact lenses are appropriate for any age, for more information please read the following link:
Eggs are good for the eyes, check out the following link: