School’s out, the weather’s hot, and you’re ready to hit the pool. As you race out the door, you run back for your sunscreen but what else did you forget? Studies show that exposure to bright sunlight not only increases the risk of skin cancer but may also increase the risk of developing cataracts, macular degeneration, and cancerous growths on the eye.
Unfamiliar words can be scary words, especially when they’re referring to an exam dealing with your eyesight. We’ve compiled a list of seven common assessments completed during an eye exam so there are no surprises when you visit us at ilumin. Please note that, in some cases, the following tests may be performed by trained technicians who report findings to the doctor before he/she sees you.
Contact lenses are a wonderful alternative to glasses for many people, and are especially popular among teenagers and young adults.
As you’re reading this, if you notice a tiny fleck or string-like object that appears in your sight and doesn’t seem to go away, don’t worry. Your vision is probably just fine.