Had to buy new eyeglasses.
My eyes were already hurting…. due to too much laptop exposure!!!!
I would always feel the sides of my eyes palpitate. I went to Eye Crafter last Sunday (at SM Davao).
An optician makes, verifies and delivers lenses, frames and other specially fabricated optical devices and/or contact lenses upon prescription (from an optometrist or ophthalmologist) to the intended wearer. The opticians’ functions include prescription analysis and interpretation; determination of the lens forms best suited to the wearers needs; the preparation and delivery of work orders for the grinding of lenses and the fabrication of eye wear, the verification of the finished ophthalmic products; and the adjustment, replacement, repair and reproduction of previously prepared ophthalmic lenses, frames and other specially fabricated ophthalmic devices. Certification by the American Board of Opticianry or the National Contact Lens Examiners is optional. Some states have regulatory agencies that license opticians.
OPTOMETRIST / OPTOMETRIC PHYSICIAN
Doctors of Optometry or, optometric physicians are independent primary health care providers who specialize in the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the eye and associated structures as well as the diagnosis of related systemic conditions. Optometric Physicians prescribe and treat glaucoma, eye infections and eye inflammations. They fit and dispense glasses and contact lenses, thus providing total eye health and vision care for all ages. Optometric physicians do not perform surgery. An optometric physician has completed four years of college premedical education and four years of graduate education at an accredited College of Optometry, earning a Doctorate in Optometry. Optometric physicians are certified by a national board of examiners and licensed by a state regulatory board. Dr. Thompson is an Optometric Physician
The Ophthalmologist has the degree Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and is a primary and secondary, medical/surgical eye care provider. This Doctor has completed four years of college, four years of medical school and four years of residency and internships relating to the diagnosis and treatment, including surgery, of diseases of the eye. Ophthalmologists may also perform intricate surgical procedures including cataracts removal and lens implant, corneal transplant, glaucoma surgery and various laser procedures.
The lady doctor said i have Astigmatism.
Astigmatism is the most common vision problem, but most people don’t know what it is.
It may accompany nearsightedness or farsightedness. Usually it is caused by an irregularly shaped cornea (called corneal astigmatism). But sometimes it is the result of an irregularly shaped lens, which is located behind the cornea; this is called lenticular astigmatism. Either kind of astigmatism can usually be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery.
Source: All about vision
I have .25% astigmatism. She said with the aide of the eyeglass, it can still be cured.
The lens of my new eyeglasses has:
- Scratch resistant coating
- Ultraviolet radiation coating
- Anti-reflecting coating
More about these coatings here.
If you’re suffering from the same symptoms, or you need a new pair of glasses, check out eye crafter. They give big discounts! I got mine for just P2,100.00.
But before buying your eyeglasses, check out allaboutvision.com. Its a great resource about the topic.