UV Rays Wreak Havoc On Your Eyes
We know the UV rays from the sun can do a number on your skin in terms of damage, but that same damage can be done to your eyes when we don’t make sure that we protect them properly. Lack of eye protection from the sun can lead to several problems. From vision loss to cataracts, the severity of your eye struggles can range depending on how much exposure your [...]
Sports glasses protect your eyes. If you play sports, you should keep two things in mind related to your vision: protection and precision. Sports such as tennis, baseball, softball, and racquetball may see ball speeds of 90 mph or more. In baseball alone, there are over 500,000 injuries per year! But that is not the most common cause of sports-related eye injuries.
As sports participation [...]
Both long-term and short-term exposure to UV radiation can harm the eyes, affect vision, and compromise overall eye health.
There are several eye diseases and conditions caused or aggravated by exposure to UV radiation, such as:
Macular Degeneration. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is caused by damage to the retina over time and is the leading cause of age-related blindness. Extended exposure to [...]
After frame selection or if we replace prescription lenses in your existing frame, we have to work together to choose eyeglass lens coatings and tints. Lenses are the most important part of your eye wear. You can face an overwhelming challenge when it is time to choose your lens type for your prescription eyeglasses.
Wohl opticians explain the different lens formats for you, whether it[...]
Children's vision exams and eyeglass fittings are in a comfortable and relaxed setting at Wohl Optics. The American Academy of Pediatrics has set up the following basic guidelines to emphasize the importance of regular eye examinations in infancy and childhood.
Vision Problem Warning Signs for Infants up to 1 year Old
Difficulty making steady eye contact by 2-3 months
Constant crossing of [...]
The vast majority of people requiring vision correction can wear contact lenses without any problems. New materials and lens care technologies have made today's contacts more comfortable, safer and easier to wear. Consider the questions and answers below to help assess whether they're a choice you should consider.
Contact Lens Wear May be Difficult
If your eyes are severely irritated by [...]
Once you know which shape your face most closely resembles, then you can start narrowing down frame styles that will complement this shape. We all want to look our best in our eyeglasses. See our suggestions.Oval faces are well balanced, with a gently curved jawline that is slightly narrower than the forehead. Cheekbones are generally high.
Oval is a versatile face shape with features[...]
Choosing a frame material that suits your purpose is critical as it plays a huge role in the comfort, safety and functionality of your glasses. Different materials lend themselves to different functions, price ranges and styles, and with each comes distinct advantages and disadvantages.
MetalMetal is one commonly used material in the manufacturing of eyeglass frames due to its malleability, [...]
Treat all eye injuries as potential emergencies. Always wear protective safety glasses and use this list to help keep you aware of some of the most common eye injuries that can occur.
Eye Swelling - Eye swelling is usually a result of something hitting the area around the eye with extreme force, which results in a black eye. The eyelids and area around the eye itself will swell and [...]
Bifocals are glasses having lenses with two different focal lengths. Bifocals are commonly prescribed to people with presbyopia who also require a correction for myopia, hyperopia, and/or astigmatism. While most presbyopes these days choose line-free progressive lenses, conventional lined bifocals and trifocals have some advantages over progressives. In particular, bifocal and [...]
Proper eyeglass prescription and fit is vital for your best vision. Veteran owned and operated - best in Bucks County Optical and Optometry eye care practice. Direct, personal consultation with the person who is designing, manufacturing, performing quality assurance and dispensing your eye wear.
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