Keep your body healthy During these crazy times, it is never been more important to keep our bodies healthy and strong. Having a healthy body allows our natural immune system to fight off infections. As we are staying home to help flatten the curve, we are also being more sedentary and more likely to adopt […]
Around 20 to 30 percent of people who are over the age of 45 have dry eyes. Prolonged use of digital devices can worsen the symptoms of this eye condition. It’s the same for certain medications used to ease migraines, such as amitriptyline and antihistamines.
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 […]
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.
Enjoying summer can be hard when you’re wearing contact lenses. Wearing them on the beach is a bad idea since wind-blown sand and the scorching sun can irritate your eyes. You can’t swim while wearing them either; microorganisms in the water can cause serious eye infections.
Parents always have the best intentions for their kids, but they can get it wrong at times, especially when it comes to eye health. They may unwittingly have told their kids some vision myths at one point or another.
What are cataracts? We are all born with a clear lens in each of our eyes. As light hits the front of our eyes, it passes through the front clear layer called the cornea, then passes through the clear lens, and finally onto the back part of the eye called the retina. From then on, […]
Sleeping in Contact Lenses It will catch up to you Why do we continue to ignore the FDA, NIH and CDC’s recommendation in regards to eye safety? Do we think we are smarter than the unseen geniuses at those institutes? Or, do we just “brush it off” because we believe we are lucky and think […]
LASIK has proven to be one of the best treatment options for people with refractive errors. Even so, a lot of misleading information about the surgery has made the rounds, preventing people from visiting their optometrist and learning if they are candidates for the procedure or not. This article takes a look at the common […]
Computer Vision Syndrome Digital Eye Strain Solutions It’s 2018. The use of computers and digital devices is now the norm. We can’t escape it no matter what. From the moment we wake up to check our e-mails to Facebook during lunch to YouTube before bed. Heck, it is our alarm clocks now! We are digitally […]