There are many milestones in your child’s life with their first eye exam being one of the most important. Not only is it an essential introduction to their eye health, but it also sets the stage for them to learn quality eye care habits that they will use for the rest of their lives.
About 76 percent of the people in the United States either wear glasses or contact lenses to correct their vision problems, according to data from the Vision Council. Of those people, about two-thirds are under 45 years of age.
As you get older, your eyesight changes, and you may be at increased risk for conditions that affect your eye health. One condition that’s especially concerning is glaucoma and in honor of January being Glaucoma Awareness Month, Dr. Poonawala and the staff at Pack Optical want to remind you about the importance of glaucoma testing.
Astigmatism is a common condition that affects your vision. Learn about the three different types of astigmatism.
When it comes to eye infections, there’s no such thing as “let’s wait and see how it goes.” Eye infections need prompt care — and if you delay treatment, you could be risking your vision.
It’s getting harder and harder these days to find a person who is not staring at some kind of digital screen, whether it's a computer monitor, smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
Because contacts are such a popular option for those who need corrective lenses, Dr. Alisha Poonawala and her team at Pack Optical in Fort Worth, Texas, have compiled this helpful guide to myths and facts about contact lenses, so that you can make an informed decision about your eyewear.