Severe dry eyes is a common condition caused by insufficient lubrication on the surface of the eye. Patients with dry…
Shingles is a painful rash that is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Chickenpox is also caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Once a person has had chickenpox, the virus stays dormant in their body for the rest of their life. In most people, the virus stays dormant. If it becomes active, shingles will occur.
Contact lenses may have been around longer than many might think. Especially, when one discovers that the first contact lenses manufactured were in 1887. Those early lenses were made of glass, created to cover the entire eye, and, as one can imagine, were said to be terribly uncomfortable.
Advances in technology are improving patient care across many medical facilities. Telehealth is the use of telecommunication technology to enhance…
Diet soft drinks have been studied for many years and the warnings have gone out repeatedly. Sugar-free soft drinks can increase the risk of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy. Scientists have linked diet drinks to the problem because they actually taste extremely sweet.
At some point you may have heard some absurd information about taking care of your eyes and vision. There are a number of myths out there about eye care and eye health. But which ones are true and which ones are false?
If you have an appointment with your eye doctor coming up, it is important to know what kind of questions to ask them when the time comes. For any appointment you have coming up it is important to prepare yourself with relevant questions for your health care professional.
Undergoing surgery of any kind tends to bring on worry and anxiety. One way to alleviate those feelings is by learning what to do after surgery before it takes place. Your surgeon will typically provide you with a list of written instructions during your pre-surgical visits.
A new and emerging technology is paving a different path on how we interact with our eye doctors. A company called EyeQue has created new technology that will allow you to test and track your vision from the comfort of your home.
Neglecting or forgetting to properly clean your contact lenses can result in serious damage to your eyes over time. Currently, contact lenses are made up of better materials than in the past and many problems in regards to hygiene has been reduced.