Afraid to Drive at Night? Night Driving Glasses with Anti Glare are the Solution!

If there were only night driving glasses to reduce glare! A recent study of Americans 18+ with vision correction, found that all of them had experienced some type of issue while driving at night.  Among the most common problems they reported were: feeling uncomfortable driving at night, being blinded by glare, experienced light sensitivity, saw halos, experienced blurred distance vision and had trouble seeing signs and judging distances. They also reported, seeing starbursts, having dry or tired eyes, inability to focus, double vision and headaches. There is no question that driving at night can be dangerous due to compromised vision from to limited light and blinding glare from headlights and streetlights. Unfortunately, almost 50% of all fatal car crashes happen at night and some are the result of poor night vision. Fortunately, there is something we can do to help us alleviate … Read More

Low Vision Aids – Low Vision Products -Solar Shield -Amber Fits over Sunglasses help Improve Low Vision

Low vision is described as having partial vision, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision and even blindness. Low vision makes daily life difficult and can interfere with reading, writing, shopping, watching television, driving a car or recognizing faces and cannot be corrected through surgery, medication, glasses or contact lenses. Low vision can manifest in many forms: Central vision allows us to look directly at something and distinguish sharp detail.  Macular degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic retinopathy can affect central vision. Peripheral vision enables us to see everything surrounding the focal point. Glaucoma and strokes affect peripheral vision. Contrast sensitivity is the ability to distinguish between objects of similar tones such as facial features. Most eye problems can affect contrast sensitivity. Depth perception permits us to judge the position of objects in relation to one another. Poor depth perception … Read More

LASIK, light sensitivity and Solar Comfort Sunglasses /Sensitive Eyes After Lasik

  LASIK, which stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis, is a type of eye surgery performed to correct vision, mainly nearsighted, farsighted and astigmatism. LASIK surgery reshapes the cornea, the clear front part of the eye, so that the light that travels through it is properly focused onto the retina located in the back of the eye. • Around 96% of patients will have near perfect vision after LASIK. • LASIK is virtually painless. • There is no need for anesthesia. • Only numbing eye drops are used. • Vision is corrected practically immediately. • No bandages or stitches are required after LASIK. • It literally takes seconds to perform the procedure. • Adjustments can be made years after LASIK to further correct vision if vision changes while you age.   After LASIK your eyes will be getting adjusted to the … Read More

Cataracts, Sensitivity to Light and Solar Shield ‘Fits Over’ Sunglasses

A cataract is a blurring of the lens in the eye making vision cloudy. Most cataracts are age-related. By age 80, more than 50% of all Americans will have a cataract. The lens is a clear part of the eye that allows light (images) through to the retina. The retina is the tissue in the back of the eye. In a healthy eye, light passes through the lens to the retina, reaches the retina, is changed into nerve signals and these are sent to the brain. The lens must be clear for the retina to receive a sharp image. If the lens is cloudy from a cataract, the image you see will be blurry. The eye lens is made of primarily of water and protein. The protein is arranged in a specific way that keeps the lens clear and lets … Read More