Contact lenses left in too long can have a negative effect on your eye health. Even if you rinse them regularly with a solution, overusing them can lead to complications in your eyesight. Protein deposits, microorganisms and allergens build up on your lenses over time. Once they get to your eyes, you may experience eye […]
Many times, people with glaucoma don’t even know that they have it. It doesn’t often show signs until it’s in its later stages. This eye condition affects the optic nerve, potentially resulting in blindness. While there remains no cure for glaucoma, vision loss can be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment.
Your eyes are one of your most relied-on senses. They allow you to perceive the world around you and are essential for your day-to-day life. But some factors may affect your eye health and your vision. Stress is one of them. How does stress affect your vision and eyesight exactly?
Several studies have concluded that prolonged or improper use of digital screens can cause Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), a group of ocular or visual symptoms that result from extended use of computers and mobile devices. One of the most common symptoms of CVS is dry eye. So, if you are using your computer for several […]
It is not uncommon for some contact lens wearers to complain of dry eyes. While it can also happen to non-wearers, the symptoms of dry eyes can be more pronounced for those who wear these corrective devices.
Macular degeneration is a term used to refer to a set of diseases resulting in loss of vision due to the damage or deterioration of the retina. It’s one of the leading causes of vision loss, and over two million Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
A study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that among adults aged 45 and older, subjective cognitive decline (SCD) is 3.5 times higher among those with vision impairment compared to those without.
Protecting your eyes against harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation should be part of any good eye care regimen. There are three primary types of UV rays: UV-A, -B and -C. UV-C are filtered safely by our ozone layer. Prolonged exposure to UV-A and -B, on the other hand, is dangerous for both your eyes and your […]
Summer brings about many things, one of them being eye problems, which are, fortunately, mostly preventable.
Swollen or puffy eyes normally develop as you age. However, in some cases, puffiness can be a sign of a severe medical condition.