Needing eyeglasses can leave you with many questions. We at H. Arnold Papernick OD in Mt Pleasant, PA, provide some answers to some questions you might have down below.
Why should I visit an optometrist for eyeglasses?
You need eyeglasses that suit your specific vision needs and those needs can be different in each eye. Visiting our eye doctor ensures that you get the best prescription for each individual eye.
Do I need to visit an eye doctor even if I don’t need eyeglasses?
Even if you just want a pair to complement an outfit, it’s not a bad idea to visit an eye doctor. Even if you don’t realize it, you might have vision problems or eye conditions. Certain eye diseases, such as glaucoma, do not present symptoms in their early stages. We can help you detect these eye diseases early so that you can get care for them before you incur permanent vision loss.
Can I get eyeglasses that darken when I go outside?
Yes, they are favored by many. They are not the best choice for everyone for everyone, however. If you prefer, you can have your regular eyeglasses for indoor use and prescription sunglasses for outside time.
Can I get prescription eyeglasses with blue light filtering?
Eyeglasses can be made with various types of filters, including blue light filters and glare protection. Communicate your needs to your eye doctor our ensure you get the best eyeglasses for you.
Can I get eyeglasses without think lenses?
Yes. Though there was a time that there were limited options for lenses and eyeglass frames, that is no longer the case. There are various options to suit both your vision needs and your cosmetic preferences.
How often should I get new eyeglasses?
It can be important to understand that your eyes and your vision can change. Many people need a new prescription every few years. Sometimes it’s sooner. If you notice significant changes in your vision before your annual eye exam, you should schedule an additional appointment.
How do I know if my child needs eyeglasses?
It can sometimes be difficult to know if a child has trouble seeing, as children don’t always know how to communicate it. There are some signs, though, that you can watch for, such as sitting too close to the TV, having frequent headaches (especially after school or reading), squinting, and eye strain.
Get Cosmetic and Prescription Eyewear from Our Optometrist
A good way to help find the best eyeglasses for you is to visit us at H. Arnold Papernick OD in Mt Pleasant, PA, for an eye exam. Schedule your appointment today by calling (724) 547-5711.