Dry eye and seasonal eye allergies are two eye conditions that affect a lot of people. But even though these are common, it can still be difficult to distinguish between the two.
When working a job in construction, it’s important to keep your eyes safe. Eyeglasses won’t cut it; you’ll need protective eyewear. So, how important is eye safety when working industrial and construction jobs?
Pink eye, also referred to as conjunctivitis, is one of the most common eye diseases that both children and adults alike contract. It happens when the conjunctiva, or the clear tissue lining the inside part of your eyelids and the white part of your eyes becomes inflamed. As a result, your eyes’ blood vessels become […]
There’s no doubt that technological advancements have made our lives easier and more fun. Browsing through your laptop, watching TV series, or playing mobile games for hours are just some of the things that people do every day. While enjoyable, using digital devices for a prolonged time may be doing more harm than good for […]
What is astigmatism? The number question patients ask me. The way it is pronounced makes it seem like a bad eye disease like your eye will fall out. Well it’s not. Most of the time, astigmatism is pretty much means the surface of your eyeball is not perfectly round. That’s all. You probably hear the […]
Children And Contact Lenses Sports Vision Approach Have you ever considered contact lenses for your child but unsure what’s a “good age” to start? We comfortably fit as young as 8 years old! Makes sense as studies have shown 8-10 is a good place to start. Studies have also shown younger children are at lower […]
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 […]
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 […]
Your eyes are delicate organs that must not be taken for granted. Apart from visiting your eye doctor for a computer vision exam or eating healthy foods to enrich your eyesight, it is important that you protect them from injuries. Fortunately, October is the time to do just that. This month, in fact, is Eye […]