July 23, 2021
Did you know that dry eye disease is so prevalent in the United States that between 10 and 30 percent of the population suffer from the condition? A dry eye occurs when your tears aren't working correctly, or your eyes don't produce enough tears to keep them moist. It's one of the common reasons why a patient needs to seek eye care.
June 06, 2021
It does not matter what age or lifestyle; refractive errors affect many people. These errors affect the cornea. The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control sees ortho-K as an effective way to treat corneal disorders. It uses gas-permeable contact lenses to reshape the cornea. If you want to find out if you are a viable candidate for an ortho-K treatment, here’s what you should know.
May 24, 2021
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation has been linked to several eye diseases, including cataracts and macular degeneration. Some studies also show that it contributes to growths like pterygium and even eye cancer. A day of activities outside, such as fishing or skiing, without appropriate sunglasses, can result in photokeratitis. It’s an extremely painful temporary eye condition that’s caused by a large amount of UV exposure. It’s essentially a sunburn on the cornea.
April 30, 2021
Studies show that we spend longer looking at digital device screens than ever before. Unfortunately, all of this screen time has a knock-on effect on the health and condition of our eyes as well as our general wellbeing. In fact, as many as 65% of people who spend a considerable amount of time each day using digital devices complain of issues such as eye fatigue, headaches, eyestrain, and pain in their neck and shoulders. Another common symptom of excess screen time is dry eyes.
March 26, 2021
Are your eyes itchy and burning? It would be easy to assume that your eye allergies are triggering off. So, you apply antihistamine eye drops. You were expecting to get better, but the symptoms just got worse. What’s wrong? It’s likely that what you first thought as an allergic reaction was, in fact, dry eye disease. Both conditions share a lot of symptoms. Here’s what you need to know to tell the difference.
February 28, 2021
Digital eyestrain is a vision problem that results from prolonged use of digital screens such as computers, tablets, and cell phones. Every time you strain your eyes, you risk having red eyes, headaches, and blurred vision in the long term. Also, you can get dry eyes as a result of not blinking.
February 02, 2021
Just as the cold weather can affect your skin and make it itchy, it can cause relatively the same discomfort to your eyes. When the temperatures drop, the air becomes dry. This lack of moisture can irritate the surface of your eyes. Do you usually wear contact lenses? Perhaps, you suffer from chronic allergies? If so, you will likely quickly notice the discomfort brought about by the chilly air. Read some tips for dry eyes in the winter
December 31, 2020
Dry eye is a problem that affects millions of people around the world. This problem is particularly common in areas where the climate is arid. The number of people suffering from dry eye is growing. It is not yet clear why these numbers are rising, but experts believe that certain medications and increased screen time could be the reason.
November 25, 2020
Dry eyes are a common problem, estimated to affect nearly half of adults in the United States during their lifetime. While the condition can strike at any time, an increasing number of people are finding that their symptoms are worse during the winter. These symptoms can include dryness, irritation, soreness, sensitivity to light and blurred vision.
October 31, 2020
Headaches and neck tension are extremely common complaints. They can be caused by many different things, and many people are surprised to learn that they can be a direct result of eye issues. Digital eyestrain is becoming more common, particularly this year as a result of so many people working from home and spending more time on digital devices such as computers, laptops and smartphones. Digital eyestrain refers to a temporary discomfort that typically follows several hours or more of digital device use.