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 […]
If you’re new to wearing contact lenses, it helps to know some important information about contact lens solution. This solution is a crucial part of wearing contacts, so you should be able to ensure you are getting an appropriate product for your needs.
The ability of your eyes to focus on nearby objects gradually diminishes as you get older because the lens inside your eye becomes less flexible. This condition is called presbyopia, and it normally happens as people age. That said, presbyopia cannot be cured, but you can use corrective glasses or contacts to be able to […]
Have you ever had a reddish lump on the outer edge of your upper or lower eyelid? It is called a stye, and it can be uncomfortable and annoying. Today, we talk about everything you need to know about this common eye infection.
Low vision refers to a visual impairment that can’t be corrected with conventional eyeglasses or contact lenses. It is characterized by vision loss that interferes with daily living activities like reading and cooking. It is commonly associated with several eye-related conditions like retinal detachment, macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.
Being a contact lens wearer comes with responsibilities. While these medical devices are generally safe, making sure they are well-cared for properly is imperative. Ensuring safety while handling contact lenses lessens the risk of serious problems, such as eye infections. Keep in mind these rules of safe contact lens wear:
Pleasant weather and plant growth are not the only things you come to expect during spring. It is also a time for allergy flare-ups, which cause symptoms such as congestion, headaches and itchy, swollen eyes. If you are planning to spend some time outdoors, be sure to prioritize your health. Aside from wearing face masks, […]
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?