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Childhood Myopia Is in Crisis Mode on a Global Scale

More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, a common refractive error associated with developing serious eye diseases later in life, such as macular degeneration and glaucoma. Find out what myopia is and how to prevent it from progressing

Can I Swim With Contact Lenses?

Though swimming in contact lenses may be tempting, it can lead to infection and redness. Read on to discover how you can see clearly when swimming without compromising on eye health.

What’s The Link Between Heart Disease and Ocular Health?

Your eyes are a window to your… heart health. Discover why the ocular system and cardiovascular system are so closely connected. 

Why Does Outdoor Time Delay Or Prevent Myopia?

Here’s another reason for parents to send their kids out to play. Research shows that spending 2 hours or more outdoors lowers the risk of developing myopia and slows its progression.

Can Drinking Coffee Relieve Dry Eyes?

Although caffeine has a diuretic and drying effect, it also has tear-producing properties that can potentially lessen your dry eye symptoms.

Discover the Right Lenses for Your Lifestyle

At Yesnick Vision Center, our optometric team works with you to find the perfect frames and lenses to match your lifestyle.

Allergy Season Is Here And Stronger Than Ever

Many people who suffer from allergies say their symptoms are more intense this year, and that allergy season arrived early. Here’s why.

Is Your Teen Ready To Wear Contact Lenses?

Contact lenses can be a great choice for teens needing vision correction. If your teens have been asking you for contact lenses, you may want to read on to determine if they’re ready.

Living With Keratoconus | Kenneth’s Story

Here’s a glimpse into the life of Kenneth, a keratoconus patient. Read on to learn about his struggle with this eye disease, and how scleral lenses opened up a world of opportunities to him.

Dailies or Monthlies?

If you wear contact lenses or would like to, you know that the choices can be overwhelming. Here we discuss the benefits of, and differences between, daily and monthly lenses. 

Why Are Dilated Eye Exams So Important?

Dilated eye exams make it possible for eye doctors to better assess your eye health and are the only way to detect certain eye diseases.

5 Reasons You Need Prescription Sports Sunglasses

Do you play sports outdoors? Here are 5 compelling reasons to wear prescription sports sunglasses.

Sleep Apnea, Dry Eyes, and Glaucoma – What’s the Connection?

Sleep apnea has been found to not only cause health problems such as high blood pressure and heart failure, but also eye problems. Find out how your sleep apnea can be connected to your dry eyes or glaucoma.

Why Computer Use Can Cause Dry Eye & Eye Strain

Using your computer for long periods of time can irritate and dry your eyes. The condition is so common that researchers have coined it computer vision syndrome. Learn more about the causes and treatments of this condition.

Multifocal Contact Lenses For People Over 40

Multifocal contact lenses can help people with presbyopia (age-related farsightedness) see clearly, whether focusing on close or distant objects.

Eye Exams Can Reveal These 5 Health Issues!

Visiting your eye doctor regularly is important for good eye health. But did you know it can also be good for your overall health? Find out what general health issues your eye doctor may uncover during a comprehensive eye exam.

Should My Baby Wear Sunglasses Sometimes?

As adults, we know to protect our eyes from the sun with sunglasses, yet many parents don’t realize that their baby’s eyes are especially prone to sun damage.

How Hand Sanitizer Can Damage Your Child’s Eyes

Hand sanitizer protects us from unwanted germs, but some of it is getting into children’s eyes. Find out why more and more children are being treated for hand sanitizer in their eyes, and how to protect them.

Frequently Asked Questions on Eyeglasses

Eye exams & Optical Store in Las Vegas, Nevada. Answers to some of the most common eye care and vision questions.

Why Drinking Wine May Help Prevent Cataracts?

Here’s something to raise a glass to — weekly consumption of red wine has been linked to a reduced chance of cataracts. Read on to discover why that is! 

A Guide to Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses are rigid gas permeable contact lenses that are often prescribed to patients with irregular corneas and severe dry eye syndrome, among other eye conditions. Read on to learn how to insert, remove and care for scleral lenses.

Why Bother With Myopia Control?

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is more than just blurry vision. Here’s why parents of myopic children should consider myopia control, and what we can do to help.

Why Does Bono Always Wear His Signature Shades?

Ever wonder why rock superstar Bono wears sunglasses, even when indoors? It's not due to his "look", but rather is related to managing his glaucoma.

How To Care For Your Glasses

Here are some basic tips to keep your glasses in optimal condition and increase their lifespan.

Pink Eye: What To Keep An Eye On

Got pink eye? Help protect yourself from getting reinfected, and spreading this often highly contagious eye condition. Find out what causes it and what you can do to prevent it from happening over and over again.

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