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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]
The conjunctiva refers to the clear membrane lining the inner part of your eyelids. When it gets irritated or infected, you may have conjunctivitis. While it’s a common eye problem, many still lack a basic understanding of how it happens and how it’s managed.
Short answer. No. For example, you walk into a store and you see a generic solution next to the brand solution. Both boxes are designed similar. However, the brand name one has more of “updated” ingredients vs the generic one which has “outdated” ingredients. Why is this important? As the materials and technology of contact […]