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.
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.
Advances in technology are improving patient care across many medical facilities. Telehealth is the use of telecommunication technology to enhance…
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.
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.
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.