Prevent Dry Eyes

One of the most common problems among younger and older individuals is dry eyes, which typically gets worse in the winter months.  Its symptoms include redness of the eye, itching, irritation, a foreign body sensation in the eye, light sensitivity, and blurry vision.  Some people describe the blurry vision as intermittent, where it gets worse … Continued

Summer Eye Injuries

There are many summer eye injuries, whether accidental or environmental, which can occur during the summer months, in addition to precautions which need to be observed in order to protect your eyes as well as your face, including the following: 1. Fireworks, especially during the months of June and July can be disastrous even for … Continued

Summer Eye Care

With the beginning of summer on our hands, it is time to pay special attention to our summer eye care.  First and foremost, it is crucial to keep sunglasses on during those hot and sunny days in order to protect the eyes from ultraviolet damage.  Most if not all sunglasses have uv protection, but it … Continued

Understanding Red Eye

When the eye turns red, it should not be immediately presumed that the person has “pink eye” or a contagious eye infection. So many times, a student is pulled out of school for fear of a contagious eye infection whenever his/her eye turns red. Some of the causes of a red eye include dry eye, … Continued

Caution with Contact Lenses

With the ever increasing use of contact lenses, more complications are seen these days with the use of such lenses. Most of those complications are due to the fact that people sleep with those contact lenses. Some of the straight forward and non-visually devastating complications include dry eyes, corneal abrasions or scratches, and simple irritation … Continued

Protect those eyes this December during the holidays.

That new toy or BB gun under this year’s tree can really wreak havoc on a young one’s eyes. The famous “you’ll shoot your eye out” line from A Christmas Story always rings through ever mother’s head when a potential projectile present is given this time of year. According to the American Academy of Opthalmology, … Continued