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.
September 21, 2020
According to a recent study, it is highly likely that at least half of the world’s population will suffer from myopia by 2050. Cases of myopia have been on the rise at an alarming rate. Also known as nearsightedness, myopia develops when an individual’s eyeball grows longer than normal, resulting in blurry vision. This condition is very common among children. Fortunately, new research has brought about strategies to manage myopia. One of the ways to slow down the development of myopia is the use of MiSight® contact lenses.
July 21, 2020
If you have corneal transplants or corneal issues, conventional contact lenses cannot help you. According to the National Eye Institute, specialized contact lenses work in various ways to treat different corneal issues. The aim of these contact lenses is to provide visual clarity while tending to your symptoms.