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Care to Ensure Healthy Eyes

Myopia, which is commonly referred to as nearsightedness, is the most commonly diagnosed refractive error. While this condition affects people of all ages, the typical age of onset is between 6 and 14 years old. To accurately diagnose myopia and establish an effective course of care, it’s important to see a skilled vision care professional. At the office of Optical Outlets, we provide comprehensive care to ensure healthy eyes and optimal vision for patients of all ages.

People who are nearsighted experience clear vision when viewing objects close up, while objects at a distance appear blurry. Although reading a book may not present any difficulties, seeing road signs while driving is typically more challenging. Myopia occurs as a result of either the eyeball being too long or the cornea too sharply curved. These anomalies causes the eye to focus images in front of the retina, rather than on the surface of the retina. As a result the image of an object that is then sent to the brain is out of focus.

For individuals with myopia, difficulty seeing at a distance can lead to headaches, eye strain and squinting. Without eyeglasses, children that are nearsighted have a difficult time seeing what’s going on at the front of the classroom. This situation can lead to academic difficulties. Fortunately, once any type of refractive error is diagnosed, it can be readily corrected with prescription eyeglasses or contacts lenses as well as other options in care. Eyeglasses and contacts are the most popular choices for improving eyesight in people with myopia. Other options in care include LASIK surgery to permanently reshape the cornea or orthokeratology, which involves temporarily reshaping the cornea with specialized contact lenses that are worn only at night.

At the office of Optical Outlets, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate care. For more information on our office and the many services that we provide, give us a call today.

227 Brandon Towne Centre Boulevard
Brandon, Florida 33511
(813) 685-1935

Contact Lenses in Brandon

Contact lenses in Brandon

Contact lenses in Brandon

Contact lenses in Brandon

Not everyone has perfect eyesight, though 20/20 vision is possible with some help. With the use of prescription lenses, many different vision impairments can be treated on a regular basis, and whether you decide to wear glasses or contacts, our dedicated staff here at Optical Outlets can make sure that you get the complete vision care you deserve. If you need contact lenses in Brandon, then we can even provide you with the contact lens exam and fitting that you’ll need to get started or to properly update your current prescription needs.

No matter what kind of eyesight you have, annual vision exams and screenings are recommended for people of all ages. Your eyesight can change over time and vision impairments you may already have can develop over the years as well. With annual vision exams, you can always make sure that your prescription needs are met if you have them. Most people choose to wear prescription eyeglasses or contacts in order to counteract whatever vision impairments they have, though both require different exams and fittings. For contact lenses in Brandon, we here at Optical Outlets can help. We have two locations in Brandon to choose from, so visit whichever one is most convenient for you. One is located inside the Brandon Town Mall right next to Dicks Sporting Goods and the other is located off of Bloomingdale and Bellshoals in the Publix shopping center. First, your eye exam will determine whether you can wear contacts at all, since certain conditions or allergies may prevent comfortable contact lens wear. We will also pinpoint your prescription and take any measurements needed to ensure your lenses fit securely. Once that is complete, you can move onto the fitting where you can sample what brands and types of lenses we have in stock for you to choose from.

If you need contact lenses in Brandon, visit either one of our local Optical Outlets locations today.

227 Brandon Towne Centre Boulevard
Brandon, Florida 33511
(813) 685-1935