If you thought your eyes didn't need extra protection during the winter, you were wrong. While most people know that they need to give their eyes extra protection during the summer, they often fall short of providing the right amount of protection during the winter. If you fall into that category, you need to take action to avoid winter eye damage. Here are just four the steps you can take to protect your eyes when the weather is cold.
Cosplay is more popular than ever, no matter whether you're interested in video games, anime, or comic books. Dressing up and looking as close as possible to your favorite character is a difficult task, especially if you need vision correction. Unfortunately, having poor vision can keep you from having the perfect costume, or it can make it a very expensive ordeal. Keep reading to learn some of the problems you could face with poor vision while cosplaying and how to break the cycle.
Contact lenses should not make your eyes feel uncomfortably dry, unless perhaps you've been wearing them for 18 hours or the wind has been blowing in your face. If your eyes are feeling dry and scratchy after just a few hours of contact lens wear, then something is amiss. Here are a few solutions you can try to make wearing your contacts more comfortable.
The problem could be that the contact solution you are using does not really agree with your eyes.
Contact lenses aren't just for those that are near-sighted. If you wear bifocals or multifocals glasses, you can also wear contact lenses. This is especially good news if you aren't fond of glasses or participate in activities where glasses are uncomfortable. The following guide can help answer some of your questions about multifocal lenses.
Who is a good candidate for multifocal lenses?
Anyone that can wear single-vision contacts can also wear multifocal lenses.
If you look forward to the warmer months of summer so that you can spend more time outdoors, chances are you always take certain precautions when it comes to protecting your skin. You are probably well aware that the damaging rays of the sun can cause skin cancer. In fact, one out of five Americans will get skin cancer during their lifetime. It is equally important to protect your eyes when you're out in the sun.