October 6, 2021
Vision happens because light goes into your eye, enters your retina, and tells you what you are viewing. Technically, the light enters your retina, the retina sends signals to your brain, and your brain interprets the signals. After interpreting the signals, your brain tells you what you are seeing and how to understand it.
September 1, 2021
Dry eye is a condition that causes the eyes to feel itchy, dry, and quite uncomfortable. Tears help protect the eyes by keeping them moist, washing away dirt particles, and providing vital nutrients.
August 9, 2021
Your eyes and brain communicate constantly. Hence, it is crucial to keep them aligned and synchronized. If you have misaligned eyes, you will have a difficult time maintaining your balance. This will lead to neck tension or stiffness and dizziness. It can also cause you to experience headaches.
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