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What are polarized lenses?
This type of lens is used to reduce the effect of reflections from reflective surfaces such as snow, Water, Moon car… This is achieved through a process called polarization, with this we get better vision, protection and comfort.
What is the difference between a lens with anti-reflective and one without?
A lens with anti-glare is much more transparent than without anti-reflective lens which provides a clearer vision, I gaining in quality of vision and of course in aesthetics.
Before he looked very good, and suddenly I no longer see of what cerca.¿Por?
Surely by presbyopia, also known as eyestrain. Within the eye we have a lens called crystalline, which is what makes us focus both far and near, like the zoom of a camera. The elasticity of this lens is lost over the years, It is not a pathological physiological process but, and is fixed with glasses or progressive closely.
I underwent surgery using laser and now I want to wear glasses I do contacto.¿Qué?
There are special contact lenses for patients undergoing refractive surgery, make an appointment at our center and we will study adaptation.
If you have eyestrain, you can not wear contact lenses?
Of course if you can use that, there are progressive lenses contact that allow you to have a clear view of both distance and near.
Is there a minimum age for wearing contact lenses?
There is no minimum age for contact lenses, many teenagers and even children's wear. The wearing of being prepared to wear contact lenses depends more on the attitude and responsibility of the person of age.
What is optometry?
Optometry is the science responsible for the care of the visual system, through prevention, diagnostico, treatment and correction of refractive defects, accommodative, ocular motility, etc ... He studies the no pathological changes in our visual system.
What I can expect from an optometric treatment?
Symptoms and signs disappear. The visual efficiency increases and with it all their academic performance, increases its speed and reading comprehension, visual memory, athletic performance and efficiency with the computer.
How does my child need a visual treatment?
The observation of signs and symptoms of child often critical to detect vision problems.
Possible symptoms may be:
- At times, diverts the eye.
- Read slowly and follows the line with your finger.
- Vocalize when reading silently.
- He does not understand what you read.
- Headache or itchy eyes, especially when performing close.
- When reading or writing blurry or double.
- Close one eye or sometimes cover.
- It is about the role excess.
- Tilt your head.
- He shakes his head when reading.
- bad spelling.
- You lose when you have to look at the blackboard and copy book.
- He has difficulty when doing sport, reads or writes.
- Reverses letters (b-d, p-q).
- There is much about the books.
- when reading, skips words or whole lines.
- easily loses the attention and distracts his peers.
Are vision problems difficult behavior?
generally if. A child who has impaired vision tends to get tired, fatigued and can not pay attention in school, with which directly influences their behavior.
Similarly when they have a spatial problem they tend to become restless, move all the time, They fail to sit well, frequently collide, missing, annoying in class, not pay attention to the auditory tasks, whereby it can often be confused with attention deficit or hyperactivity.
What is an optometrist, and the difference with the ophthalmologist?
The ophthalmologist is a physician who is dedicated to treating eye diseases and to ensure that the eyes are healthy.
The optometrist is a professional dedicated to vision care, that is to say, He is concerned that the patient has the quality and quantity of proper vision to perform their visual work effectively. Not all optometrists are dedicated to Visual Therapy, There are many specialties such as contact lenses, low vision, Children's vision, vision and learning, vague eyes, strabismus, etc.