Conjunctivitis, commonly called “pink eye”, is a contagious eye infection that spreads easily throughout schools, daycares, and other places with lots of physical interaction. Learn when to see an Optometrist and try our home remedies for pink eye for some temporary relief if you are experiencing symptoms.
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You have completed your eye doctor appointment, you were prescribed contact lenses, and now you are at home staring at the box full of lenses. If only you could remember everything you were told at your contact lens instruction class. You know they are supposed to be kept moist, but how else do you care for them? Crank up your contact lens confidence and competence with our tips. Not only will your contact lenses thank you, but your eyes will, too!
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month! What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that cause damage to the optic nerve and results in partial loss of vision or even complete blindness. 2.2 million Americans are estimated to have glaucoma, but it is estimated that only half know that they have it1. Glaucoma is…
There are a wide variety of eye drops on the market today – each providing a different surface healing benefit. Your Eye Doctor can prescribe eye drops that are right for you and your symptoms.
Many women have perfected the art of creating beautiful and dramatic eyes through the skillful use of eye makeup. But perfecting your eye makeup safety habits is just as crucial to your beauty routine. Careless habits can increase the chance of your eyes becoming irritated or even of developing a serious infection. Check your own habits against this list of eye makeup safety tips and make the needed changes to protect your eyes.
Studies have shown that certain vitamins and minerals help stave off macular degeneration or cataracts, and eating foods with these nutrients can help prevent eye problems. Here are ten foods to include in your diet for optimal eye health.
Pregnancy can affect every part of a woman’s body, eyes included. Blurry vision, dry eyes, uncomfortable contact lenses – these are all common eye problems during pregnancy. Check the list below to learn what may be causing the changes in your vision during pregnancy.
Diabetes comes with a slew of complications, including eye diseases. In fact, diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. The three major eye ocular complications that can be caused by diabetes are diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma. If you are concerned about diabetes and eye problems, it is important to schedule an eye exam to better understand these three major complications.
Many myths abound when it comes to your vision and what affects it. Thankfully, you don’t need to call the Mythbusters to crack these five famous eye myths because we have the truth here!
We often hear the question, “what is the most nder-diagnosed eye disease?”
While people routinely describe their symptoms of dry eyes to their eye doctor, Dry Eye Disease is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases.