Suffering from eye discomfort or blurry vision can be scary, especially if it comes on suddenly or is a result of a dramatic event. Below are some of the common eye-related disorders. However, remember that common doesn’t mean it should be ignored. If you are experiencing any of these systems or if you have questions […]
5 Reasons Eye Exams Are Important
Your eyes allow you to interact with the world around you every day and are a vital part of your daily life. By taking care of your eyes today, you are ensuring you will see your best for years to come. Let’s take a closer look at five reasons why routine eye exams are so […]
Are you managing your eye allergies?
What are eye allergies? Eye allergies occur when your eyes react to an irritant in the environment. These irritants, also called allergens, can include dust, pollen, smoke, fragrances, and pet dander, which can come from a variety of sources. When exposed to an allergen, your eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight it off, […]
Contact Lenses for Hard-to-Fit Eyes
If you have astigmatism, dry eyes, or keratoconus, you may have a harder time finding contact lenses work for you. Specialty contact lenses may be the answer. Specialty contact lenses for keratoconus This condition occurs when your cornea thins and forms into a cone-like shape, causing your vision to become distorted and your eyes more […]
Five Types of Eyewear Everyone Needs!
Your day-to-day tasks change, so the glasses you need will vary. Below are five types of eyewear everyone needs! Computer Eyewear The average person spends about eight hours looking at their computer a day, and this often results in tired and strained eyes. Computer eyewear helps alleviate the eye strain that is associated with staring […]
Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Eyewear
Many people with medical eye diseases don’t show symptoms immediately, but with an underlying disease, the damage is already underway. Regular comprehensive eye exams are essential in diagnosing eye diseases early. Comprehensive Eye Exams Diagnose Medical Eye Disease By not getting a comprehensive eye exam on a regular basis, you’re putting your eyes at risk […]
What is the Right Age for Contact Lenses?
Children today are developing myopia sooner than in the past. Myopia, or nearsightedness, results in prescription glasses or contact lenses. Many parents might prefer the traditional frame over having their child wear contact lenses. But, the same question crosses through a lot of minds: contact lenses for children – what is the right age? The […]
FAQ: Dry Eye Syndrome
What is dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome is caused by your eyes not producing enough lubricant to keep the surface of your eyes moist. You may experience a burning and aching sensation, heavy and itchy eyes, sore and dry sensation, and blurred vision. Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition, and if you […]
FAQ: Computer Vision Syndrome
What is computer vision syndrome? Computer vision syndrome, or CVS, is the discomfort or symptoms caused by focusing on a computer or technological device for a long and uninterrupted time. Common symptoms include: Headaches Loss of Focus Burning Eyes Tired eyes Red Eyes Double Vision Eye Twitching Blurred Vision Neck and Shoulder Pain Commonly Asked […]
Are You Overexposed to Blue Light?
Blue light is the type of light with the shortest wavelength and highest energy. It’s everywhere! Although many people associate blue light with technology, the sun is the primary source of these rays. Many human-made devices also emit blue light, and in recent years, the time individuals are spending on these devices has increased dramatically. […]