Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, hamper your vision as well as your overall quality of life if they aren’t properly managed. At Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care, we have a wide range of vision correction options to help you see better.
Playing with toys can help stimulate young children’s visual development. However, did you know that at least 250,000 reported cases of childhood eye injuries each year are toy-related?
Winter is just around the corner and temperatures are plummeting. The frigid temperatures tend to bring drier air, which can put you at risk of developing dry eye syndrome. In today’s post, Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care, your trusted eye specialist, shares some ways to manage
Although it has been around for almost 20 years now, orthokeratology is still considered a relatively new method for correcting vision problems resulting from refractive errors, and many people still don’t know much about it. From its name alone, Ortho-k can come off to many as a
Refractive errors--such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), presbyopia and astigmatism--are more common than you may think. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, i over 40 million people in the U.S. are myopic, while around 14 million are
Conjunctivitis develops when the mucus membrane lining the inside of your eyelids becomes irritated or infected. This causes the vessels in your eyes to become inflamed, giving your eyes a pink hue. In today’s post, your expert optometrist from Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care
Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care is proud to offer LASIK as an effective vision correction option. This procedure is a lasting solution to refractive errors, reducing your reliance on prescription eyewear. To determine whether you are a candidate for LASIK, we will perform a
Eating well-balanced meals every day helps keep your eyes in good shape as you age. In addition to eating plenty of fruit and dark, leafy greens, cold-water fish is another extremely eye-friendly food. It contains substantial amounts of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which help
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition that can affect different organs in your body without effective treatment. Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, currently affecting nearly 8 million individuals. It is also one of the leading causes of blindness
Autumn brings comfortable weather, which makes it a great time to take long walks in the park. With the beautiful foliage as your background, you'll surely have a lot of fun sharing stories and hearty laughs with your loved ones. That said, this season may also increase your risk