Anisometropia is a condition wherein an individual’s eyes have different refractive powers, resulting in asymmetrical curvatures, asymmetric farsightedness or asymmetric nearsightedness. It typically manifests in a few symptoms like headaches and visual discomfort, but at its most grievous stage, anisometropia can cause visual blurring, alternating vision or double vision. Keep on reading to learn more […]
Eye discharge or “sleep in your eyes is a combination of mucus, skin cells, oil and other debris that build up in the corner of your eye during sleep. It actually serves a protective function — removing harmful waste products from the tear film and the front part of your eye. However, excessive eye discharge, […]
From the day you donned your first pair of prescription glasses, you’ve probably been wondering about the very cause of your poor eyesight. Did you not eat enough carrots and leafy greens, or does it all boil down to your mom’s or dad’s genetics?
Diabetes is a health condition where a person’s body doesn’t make sufficient insulin or can’t use the insulin it produces properly. Those with diabetes are more prone to certain eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. However, there are different things you can do to lower the chances of having these eye conditions.
Our computers and mobile devices have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives as we use them for leisure, working or even learning new things about the world. In fact, they have made daily life so much easier since a lot of things can be done with the single click of a button. However, […]
Several myths associated with eyesight and vision have confused many about what’s good for the eyes and what isn’t. So, which ones should you believe?
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.
Freckles are usually associated with the skin, but did you know that it can also appear in the human eye? You might have had one since you were a kid or after learning about it during one of your optometrist visits. They may seem weird, but fortunately, these are quite common and harmless. Read on as we […]
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This month-long observance is dedicated to preventing eye injuries and vision loss among children. It encourages parents to be aware of how to protect and preserve their young children’s eyesight through regular eye exams that will help detect early signs of vision-threatening conditions and determine the proper […]
Healthy eyes and clear vision are a critical part of your children’s development. That’s why regular eye exams are important. Sometimes, parents can easily tell if their child has a vision problem. However, some signs of vision problems are subtle.