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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Smoking can cause serious health problems such as lung disease and cancer. In a recent study, researchers have found that heavy smoking may harm your eyes, as well.