June 22, 2022

UV-coated sunglasses and eyeglasses usually have UVA and UVB blocking material. These two coatings are the major ones applied to eyewear to protect your eyes outside. Commonly, UV coating comes with sunglasses and other eyewear brands. However, you can have the UV coating applied to your eyewear after you have purchased it. 

May 6, 2022

Glaucoma is a term used for a group of diseases that cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve. The condition leads to vision loss that later results in blindness. Your optic nerve plays a significant role in giving you good vision.

April 8, 2022

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the oil glands in the eyelids. It is a skin condition that causes the eyelids to become red, swollen, irritated, and itchy. People can also use home remedies to treat eyelid inflammation.  If the condition is severe or chronic, medical treatment may be necessary. Prescription medication can help treat blepharitis. You can find out what blepharitis is and its treatment.  

March 1, 2022

Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages your optic nerve that is responsible for carrying visual information from the eyes to the brain. Glaucoma is the leading cause of loss of sight in the United States of America. If left untreated, you may experience total blindness.

February 18, 2022

If you have been advised that you have a refractive eye error, you will need treatment to correct it so that you can see clearly. There are several different options available, but two of the most common are glasses and contact lenses. But how do you know which is right for you?

January 11, 2022

Glaucoma affects millions of people in the United States, but many of these people are blissfully unaware that they are affected – at least at first. That’s because glaucoma symptoms often develop extremely slowly and it’s not until the condition has become advanced that sufferers notice and seek professional support. However, an increasing number of cases are being detected at routine eye exams too, making attending these appointments more important than ever.

December 6, 2021

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition where the eyes lose their ability to retain moisture. In some cases, the eyes fail to produce enough tears, while in others, the tears produced are of poor quality. Over time, the lack of tears leads to inflammation or damage to the eye surface. 

November 9, 2021

Nowadays, diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the United States. According to some estimates, there are more than 30 million Americans over the age of 18 with diabetes, both undiagnosed and diagnosed. This is roughly 30 percent of the population in that demographic. 

October 11, 2021

Do you have cataracts? Are you wondering at what stage to have them removed? Just because you have cataracts does not mean that you need to rush to have cataract surgery. In some cases, people can wait a few years to undergo surgery. Some people do not even need surgery at all.

August 24, 2021

It's late in the evening. You still have a lot to do before the day ends. After spending the whole morning in front of your computer, a troublesome migraine crops up. You have endured it a couple of times in the past, but it's so severe this time. Could the headache be linked to your eye health?

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