There’s a common misconception that cataracts only develop much later in life. The truth is, low vision symptoms are more pronounced in older people, but cataracts can begin to form at a much earlier age. In fact, younger patients who undergo cataracts treatment have a much higher success rate at keeping their vision intact even […]
In a recent study by the Nielsen Company, the company reported that Americans spend nearly half of their day (approximately 12 hours) in front of a screen. Whether it’s from watching television, working on a computer, using mobile phones or even playing video games, a large number of children, as well as a growing number […]
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 […]
A recent clinical trial has offered a potential treatment for dry eye. This could be a great advancement for sufferers
More people hit the pools during the summer, which means you have to take extra measures in protecting your eyes.
Symptoms indicative of eye problems are not as noticeable. Not until you start to realize that you’re squinting to watch television from your usual spot, or, perhaps, your usual set of contact lenses aren’t as comfortable to wear as they used to be. In this blog, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry shares the eye problem […]
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.
Smoking has detrimental effects on various parts of your body. One study suggests that long-term smoking increases the risk of certain eye diseases.
Red, itchy, watery eyes accompanied by sneezing, congestion and a runny nose are common symptoms of seasonal allergies. These symptoms are usually caused by airborne allergens, such as pollen, dust, mold and pet dander.