Life is a beautiful journey, but it can also be incredibly challenging at times. Inequality is never fair, but when it comes to healthcare, it can be especially unjust. It's hard to reconcile the fact that some children have unlimited access to healthcare while others are left without basic rights, such as access to eye care.
If your experience at the optometrist included archetypal descending letters on the board and red and green shapes, it'll beg the question – are eye tests the same as when we were 10 years old?
Whenever you visit the optometrist for an appointment, chances are you'll come across the word "myopia", especially if you require some form of corrective vision. It's nothing to freak out about but it is important to know what it is.
Age-related macular degeneration is the no.1 cause of vision loss in people over 60 years old in the Western world. Yikes! Our lead optometrist, Mai Monavar, gives us a quick rundown about AMD, its treatments, and what can help prevent it.
Whether you're new to having your eyes checked or if you've been wearing glasses or contact lenses for years, your eye prescription is used to know exactly what requirements (if any) are needed to correct your vision.