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How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

The spring season is notorious for causing some people a lot of misery. Itchy, watery, and painful eyes can make the prettiest time of year the most dreadful. However, there is good news for those of you who suffer from seasonal allergies- relief is possible. Why You’re Eyes Hate Spring If your eyes overreact when […]


Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Imagine this scene: You are in the kitchen preparing a delicious surprise dinner for your spouse. You start off by chopping up some peppers and throwing them into a pan with some oil to sauté them. As the pan sizzles, a rogue pop sends a drop of hot oil straight towards your eye! Out of […]


Common Vision Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Common Vision Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Of all our senses, we probably rely on our eyesight the most for nearly everything. In everyone’s desperate attempts to prevent aging or eye degeneration, you may have come across advice from family and friends on how to keep your eyes healthy. Some of this advice may be true, but oftentimes, if you did not […]


Common Contact Lens Mistakes

Common Contact Lens Mistakes

It’s more common than you might think for contact lens wearers to make mistakes when it comes to caring for their eyes. While these mistakes may seem insignificant, they can have serious repercussions. One contact lens wearer tragically ended up blind after wearing her contact lenses for six months straight. The amoeba Acanthamoeba Keratitis began […]


Five eye health approved foods for your holiday feast

Five eye health approved foods for your holiday feast

Eye health is one of those things that many of us don’t really think about while planning your holiday feast. But since just about everything in our life relies on having accurate vision, it’s safe to say that eating eye health-focused foods should be a priority. Yet that brings the question, what foods actually support […]


What Exactly Are Tears

What Exactly Are Tears?

Have you ever wondered what happens when you cry? Or, what your tears are made up of? Tears are salty fluids made up of mucus, oil and water. They flow down the surface of the eye and across the face. Tear production is not necessarily a result of crying or of emotional distress. Tears also […]


Treatment of Amblyopia, Lazy Eye, or Strabismus

Treatment of Amblyopia, Lazy Eye, or Strabismus

Amblyopia is a medical condition that is commonly referred to as lazy eye. A person with amblyopia will have decreased vision in one or both eyes. This is usually caused in infancy or in childhood due to abnormal development in the eye or eyes. Generally, only one eye is affected, but there are rare cases […]


When To Get New Glasses

When To Get New Glasses

You may have had your glasses for years and still be able to see fairly clearly out of them. Because your glasses are helping your eyesight, you may not realize that the condition of your eyes themselves has changed. Changes are often gradual and, therefore, hard to notice. However, it is important to continue getting […]


Heterochromia- Its Causes And Types

Heterochromia- Its Causes And Types

Have you heard of Heterochromia? It is a rare condition in which the colors of the eyes are different. The term Heterochromia is obtained from ancient Greek. The word “hetero” indicates different while “chroma” means color. Mostly, it is visible in animals like dogs and cats. However, it can be found in humans as well. […]


Can You Swim with Contact Lenses

Can You Swim with Contact Lenses?

This summer when it’s hot outside and you have the opportunity to jump into a nice cool pool, it may be tempting to do so without taking out your contact lenses. That process can be a bit of a pain and you may think that it’s no big deal if your contacts get some water […]