FY EYE! Orthokeratology: Improve Your Vision While You Sleep!
Orthokeratology is a non-surgical alternative for the correction of nearsightedness, astigmatism, hyperopia and presbyopia. Much like braces worn to realign the teeth, the lenses are worn during the night while you sleep and are removed when you wake, resulting in clear vision all day long without using glasses or contacts.
Dr. Rozenberg at 10/10 Optics has been using custom Wave software for the last 8 years. This allows him to map & analyze the surface of the entire cornea and design a custom OK lens for each eye. Since no two corneas are alike, no two OK lenses in the entire planet can be the same. Each custom designed lens is like a fingerprint.
Research now shows that Orthokeratology can slow the elongation of the eye, which contributes to progressive nearsightedness in children and adults. Ortho-K is ideal for adolescents whose myopia seems to progress on a yearly basis.
Between the freezing cold outside and the blistering heat inside, wintertime leaves a lot of us feeling totally dried out! Here are some easy steps you can take to prevent your eyes from becoming dry and irritated, or to help soothe your eyes if they're already feeling parched:
Wear sunglasses when you go outside; they help protect your eyes from the chapping cold and wind.
Run a humidifier or cool-mist vaporizer in your home and office to replenish the moisture in the air lost to heating.
Keep a bottle of eye drops on hand to give your eyes some relief if they're feeling dry.
Drink lots of water. Staying well-hydrated can help your eyes stay well-hydrated, too.
Here's some sweet news! Scientists with the University of Reading in England tested the vision of 30 men and women before and after eating a bar of either white or dark chocolate. Those who ate dark chocolate performed better on vision tests—better than before the tests and better than the other participants who received white chocolate.
Why did the dark chocolate outperform the white? Dark chocolate has higher concentrations of flavonoids, the antioxidants also found in teas, some fruit, and red wine. These flavonoids increase blood flow to the brain and the retina of the eye, which means a piece of high quality dark chocolate could help you see better in low-contrast conditions!
What's sweeter than chocolate and even better for your eyes? A new pair of frames from 10/10 Optics! Come see us and we'll help you find frames you can't help falling in love with.
In order to see in 3D, each eye must see a slightly different picture. This is accomplished in nature by your eyes being spaced apart so each eye has its own view. The brain then puts the two pictures together to form one 3D image.
The technology behind 3D movies is actually pretty simple: they recreate the way humans see normally! Two cameras record the same scene from slightly different positions.Then, when you're watching the film, the same scene is projected simultaneously from two different angles in two different colors, red and cyan (or blue or green). Here's where those cool glasses come in -- the colored filters separate the two different images so each image only enters one eye. Your brain puts the two pictures back together and now you're running with the Na'vis on Pandora!
Interestingly, some people with vision problems that keep their eyes from aligning or working together properly can't see the 3D screen effects properly, or experience the 3D effect as uncomfortable or dizzying.
If 3D doesn't thrill your eyes, or you notice that your eyes begin reacting differently to 3D movies than they have in the past, it may be time for an eye exam - book yours today at 10/10 Optics!