We all use our peepers every day. We rely on them to help us navigate the world. But, how well do you really know your eyes? Read this week’s article about some interesting facts and some things everyone should know about their eyes, but probably don’t. We hope you enjoy it and gain some useful eye knowledge!
It is no secret that going to a hospital for an emergency will likely mean you will have to wait; perhaps for a few hours or longer. This isn’t the most ideal situation when you are feeling your worst! But, if you have a foreign object in your eye, visiting your eye doctor should be your first stop.
It may be an obvious yes to some, but surprisingly many patients are unaware that their local optometrist is actually the first place they should pay a visit to when dealing with an eye emergency. Not a hospital. Since childhood, we have all had it ingrained in us that in a case of an emergency call 9-1-1, well not when it comes to your eyes. Your best bet is to see your optometrist. Why? Simply put, optometrists are trained to deal with all sorts of eye emergencies. Read more