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July 22, 2021
Many people love spending time outdoors on a sunny day. However, what you may not realize is that by doing so, you could potentially be putting your eye health and vision at risk. You probably already know that the sun emits harmful UV rays that can damage the skin if we don’t protect it. However, you may not realize that this UV light can be just as dangerous for your eyes, changing the cells and causing irreparable damage.
July 14, 2021
Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts every day? You may be wondering whether you are a good candidate for LASIK, which is a type of refractive eye surgical procedure. Generally, most people who undergo this procedure achieve 20/25 vision or even better. However, most people will still need to wear eyeglasses while driving at night as they get older.
July 2, 2021
Are you one of the 150 million Americans who suffer from a refractive error? If so, you must have thought about improving your vision with refractive surgery. One of the most popular solutions for enhancing focusing power is the laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK).
June 29, 2021
Your eye prescription, just like your vision, can change from childhood to adulthood. Whether you develop an eye condition, or the symptoms of your refractive error worsen, your eye prescription may change. How often the prescription changes, however, depends on several factors, such as the health of your eyes.
May 28, 2021
Fashion trends generally reflect the state of any society. One major trend in fashion involves eyewear. The new trends in 2021 are trying to balance amazing frames with ageless designs. With fashion trends, you must select the ones that are good for you and avoid those that are not. Eyewear is among the most personal accessories you can own. Just like any other personal accessory, not all designs are ideal for you.
April 30, 2021
Dry eye syndrome is as common as it is irritating. It can sneak up on you even if you have the healthiest of eyes. Made up of water, mucus, and fatty oils, tears are essential to keep your eyes clean and perfectly hydrated. Therefore, you are likely to experience some discomfort when your body is unable to produce tears properly.
April 30, 2021
There are many options patients can choose to correct vision problems. Contact lenses are a common choice — more than 45 million Americans wear contacts. They can be a versatile vision correction option used alone or in tandem with a pair of eyeglasses.
April 28, 2021
When a doctor diagnoses a person with diabetes, he or she will often discuss that person’s blood sugar. Blood sugar is very important, but other parts of the body can change, including the eyes. Many diseases can develop in the eyes and damage a diabetic person’s vision. Vision loss does not have to be an inevitable outcome of diabetes.
April 27, 2021
Allergic conjunctivitis is the medical term for eye allergy. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, this is a non-infectious type of conjunctivitis. It happens when the membrane covering the conjunctiva (membrane around the eye) becomes watery, inflamed, itchy, and red. If you want to find out how to prevent and treat eye allergies, here’s what you should know.