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EXCLUSIVE LEADING OPTOMETRISTS  | PINELANDS, CAPE TOWN

Pediatric vision • Binocular vision • Age related disorders • Pathology screening • Contact lens fitting • Retinal photography

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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How Carotenoids Can Keep Your Eyes Healthy

How Carotenoids Can Keep Your Eyes Healthy Who doesn't want to enjoy a lifetime of excellent vision? But besides having routine eye exams and having your eyeglasses prescription and contact lens prescription updated when changes occur, is there anything else you can do to keep your eyes healthy and maintain optimum vision? According to nutrition research, an important key to healthy eyes and good vision may be getting enough carotenoids in your diet. In particular, carotenoids may help protect your eyes from the damaging effects of blue light and reduce your risk of macular degeneration later in life. What Are

February 4th, 2019|Categories: Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on How Carotenoids Can Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Why Does My Eye Twitch — And What Can I Do About It?

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

January 21st, 2019|Categories: Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Why Does My Eye Twitch — And What Can I Do About It?

Eye Infections – Causes and Types

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

January 7th, 2019|Categories: Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Eye Infections – Causes and Types