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Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

Why Sunglasses Are Important for Eye Health

A pair of sunglasses has gone beyond being a mere fashion accessory. Apart from completing your ensemble for the day, sunglasses also do a great job of protecting your eyes. Studies show that eyes are susceptible to damage from the elements and from the sun’s UV rays. It’s important to maintain your optimal eye health and sunglasses can help you do it. If you’re not in the habit of wearing a good pair each time you go out, here are some reasons to get you started immediately.
Eye Emergency: How to know when to go to the Eye Clinic

Eye Emergency: How to know when to go to the Eye Clinic

Our eyes are just as likely to be injured in some way as any other part of our body. However, their increased sensitivity can mean that what might only be a minor injury on another part of your body could be much more traumatic if your eyes are affected. Nevertheless, determining whether or not you need to make an emergency visit to the eye clinic isn’t always immediately obvious. Not all eye emergencies cause pain and the symptoms that you experience may be mild. However, with your vision on the line, the old adage of ‘better safe than sorry’ is most certainly true and in the majority of cases, patients will be recommended to visit their eye doctor to ensure that there is no risk of permanent damage to their eyes or eyesight.
The Risks of Driving Without Sunglasses

The Risks of Driving Without Sunglasses

Although we rely on our vision for many areas of our life, good visual acuity is essential for driving. In fact, it is so important that the driver’s visual capabilities are assessed before they can achieve their driver’s license and might be checked again at license renewals depending on individual state regulations. Nevertheless, it isn’t just our visual acuity that factors into how well we can see when we drive. The weather plays a huge role in determining driving conditions, and bright sunshine can be just as hazardous as heavy rain or ice. The reason for this is something called glare. Fortunately, this can be resolved with a very simple solution – wearing sunglasses. 
How To Pick Glasses For Your Face Shape

How To Pick Glasses For Your Face Shape

If you haven’t had to wear glasses before, picking some for the first time can be something of an overwhelming experience. Glasses sit directly on our faces, and whether you wear them for short periods or all day long, you will want to be sure that you pick a style of frame that compliments your appearance and makes you feel confident when wearing them. One of the best ways to ensure this is to pick glasses for your face shape. Our expert Omaha eyecare team understands just how important it is for you to select the perfect glasses and are trained to support you with this crucial decision. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know about selecting the ideal frames for the shape of your face. 
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When to Wear Blue Light Blocking Lenses

When to Wear Blue Light Blocking Lenses

Blue light is a color in the visible light spectrum that can be seen by the human eyes. Unlike other colors, the wavelength of blue light is short, meaning that it produces higher amounts of energy. This might not sound anything to worry about, but studies have shown that excessive exposure to blue light can cause a range of unpleasant and debilitating symptoms.
Santa's Coming To Omaha Primary Eye Care

Santa's Coming To Omaha Primary Eye Care

Santa's Coming To Omaha Primary Eye Care
What to Expect at a Child Eye Exam?

What to Expect at a Child Eye Exam?

As a parent, one of the best things that you can do to ensure that your child is calm and relaxed when visiting for an eye exam is to prepare them for what they can expect to happen. Although this may vary a little depending on your practice or your child, you can usually expect the same elements to be covered.