Severe dry eyes is a common condition caused by insufficient lubrication on the surface of the eye. Patients with dry…
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.
While it is important to protect your joints, arms, legs, and extremities during sports, it’s also important to protect your eyes. The eyes are a complex organ that enables you to see the world around you. Navigating would be difficult if not impossible, without the ability to see.
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?
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.
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.
Macular Holes have the potential to cause vision loss in some serious cases. The Macula is in the center of the retina and is arguably the most important part of the eye. Macular Holes can form in a variety of different ways and can have several symptoms before they create significant vision loss.
You may have experienced eye floaters at one point in your life but have you ever wondered what causes them? Eye floaters are caused by a detachment from the vitreous in the eye. The vitreous is a gel-like substance that helps the eye maintain it’s round shape. Millions of fibers run through the vitreous and attach to the retina.
Exercise can reduce body fat, increase heart function, tone muscles, and help you focus. Surprisingly, exercise can also help keep your eyes healthy and possibly prevent common eye problems such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration.