It’s not uncommon for some patients to be negative about orthokeratology. This is probably due to the early, unsuccessful techniques used in ortho-k. However, orthokeratology has come a long way since its introduction in the 1960s. Needless to say, orthokeratology is a safe and reliable treatment, so you shouldn’t shy away from this option.
People may not always be conscious about eyelid hygiene, but this is something that eye care professionals would like to promote further. Obviously, the lids play an important role in protecting the ocular surface and ensuring a healthy tear film. Keeping them clean is critical in dry eye treatment as well as preventing blepharitis.
The New Year is the best time to finally start paying more attention to your eyes. Keep in mind that your eyes grow weaker as you age. By properly caring for your eyes, you can reduce your risk of developing common age-related eye conditions. Certain diet and lifestyle changes can also help improve your eye […]
Cold winter air doesn’t hold much moisture, which can dehydrate your skin and eyes. Your eyes’ surface is made up of 99 percent water and exposure cold, dry air dries up its moisture content. Another thing you should be concerned about this season is ultraviolet radiation. Even when the sun is hiding behind the clouds, […]
Your children’s vision plays an important role in their growth and development. It is during their early years of life that a connection between the eyes and the brain are being built. For this reason, whenever your kids’ eyes hurt, it is necessary to know and treat the underlying cause as early as possible.
You may have had red eyes once in a while. This means that the tiny blood vessels in your eyes have expanded or burst, causing the white of your eyes to turn a pinkish hue. You may notice that your eyes became red after swimming in a chlorinated pool, during allergy season, or even simply […]
Contact lenses are a good option for those who don’t prefer to wear eyeglasses. However, you have to make sure you’re wearing and taking care of them properly to avoid eye problems.
Digital eye strain is commonly addressed by making changes in computer viewing and wearing eyeglasses with special lenses or coatings. To help individuals who experience sensitivity and fatigue from bright white screens, developers have made dark mode available on their platforms.
Your eyes are the only pair you have so it’s important to take care of them and keep them healthy for as long as you can. Unfortunately, you will probably require the use of eyeglasses as you age. This is perfectly normal and should be no cause for panic.
If you have difficulty seeing things at night or in situations with poor light, then you may be suffering from nyctalopia or night blindness. Night blindness affects over 20 million Americans, a majority of which is aged 60 years old and above, however many optometrist and ophthalmology experts note that the condition can also present […]