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An eye examination at McKenna and Scott Exclusive in Pinelands is not merely about finding a prescription. It is about eyecare, eye health, patient education and friendly service. Vision is not merely about the clarity of the image. It is about how both the eyes work together as a team ie. eye alignment, the contraction and relaxation of the individual eye muscles and ocular movements. These factors affect our visual performance and comfort throughout our daily tasks and activities. The majority of eye diseases are painless and can go undetected for years, leading to possible irreparable damage. Also, certain eye conditions can be manifestations of underlying systemic diseases. All these aspects of vision and health are part of our comprehensive eye examinations.
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Why Does My Eye Twitch — And What Can I Do About It? Stress Stress is probably the most common cause of eye twitching. Yoga, breathing exercises, spending time with friends or pets and getting more down time into your schedule are ways to reduce stress that may be causing your eyelid twitch. Fatigue Lack of sleep, whether because of stress or some other reason, can trigger a twitching eyelid. Catching up on your sleep and having a consistent sleep schedule can help. Eye strain Eye strain — particularly digital eye strain from overuse of computers, tablets and smartphones
Eye Infections – Causes and Types Examples of viral, fungal and bacterial eye infections include: Pink eye, or conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis, also called "pink eye," is a common, highly contagious eye infection that often is spread among children in day care centers, classrooms and similar environments. Teachers and day care workers also are at increased risk of pink eye when they work in close quarters with young children. Common infectious conjunctivitis types often have viral or bacterial origins. Infants also can acquire conjunctival eye infections (gonococcal and chlamydial conjunctivitis) during birth when a mother has a sexually transmitted disease. Other
DIY Home Projects Thinking of doing up your home in the summer holidays? We recommend that protective eyewear should be worn for any DIY activities where there is a risk of an object entering the eye. These activities include hammering, chiselling, drilling, stripping paint, painting ceilings and laying insulation. Wear protective eyewear and clothing. Check with your optometrist that the protective eyewear you use suits the application. Keep your goggles on - many accidents occur when people lift their goggles to take a closer look. Make sure you keep them on for the duration of the task. Very important: