Three Bad Habits That Might Be Sabotaging Your Eye Health


Your eyes allow you to enjoy the beauty of the world around you, so it's important to take great care of them. Unfortunately, a lot of people develop habits that are bad for their eyes. Some of these habits may not have consequences for many years, but once they've done their damage, there's no turning back the clock. If you want your eyes to stay healthy for years to come, avoid these bad habits.

5 April 2016

Why Are Your Eyes Running Excessively?


Dealing with excessive amounts of clear tears running from your eyes can be a hassle. Not only do you always have to soak up the tears, but they can cause irritation to your eyelids and the tissue below your eyes. Don't just ignore constantly tearing eyes. Figure out what's causing them, so you can obtain the proper treatment. Here's a look at three possible causes. Allergies If your eyes are also red and itchy, there's a good chance the tearing is caused by allergies.

20 January 2016

Use A Computer All Day? 2 Ways To Keep Your Eyes Healthy


Many people today use computers for their work, and they sit in front of one most of the day. They may then come home at night and sit in front of their personal computer, laptop, or tablet for a few hours. If this sounds like you, you are putting a lot of strain on your eyes, and you could have something called computer vision syndrome. The symptoms of this are blurred vision, headaches, fatigue, double vision, and eye strain.

2 September 2015

5 Things Seniors Need To Know About Ectropion


Ectropion is an eye condition in which your eyelid turns outwards and exposes the delicate inner surface of your eyelid. This condition is particularly common among older adults. Here are five things seniors need to know about ectropion. What are the signs of ectropion? If you have ectropion, your eyes may feel dry or sandy. You may also have watery eyes or tears running down your face. This happens because your eyelids are supposed to spread tears across the surface of your eyes, but if your eyelids are turned outwards, they can't do this as well.

3 August 2015

Seeing The Light: Health Benefits Of Colored Lenses


Being told you're wearing rose-colored glasses is often considered an insult, implying that you're being naive. But literally wearing rose-colored glasses could bring about many health benefits for you. And it's not just rose; researchers are finding that infusing lenses with different colors in order to block out or emphasize different light wavelengths may help alleviate more than a few issues. If you're in the market for new glasses, you might want to spring for a few extra pairs and change the lens colors in each.

24 July 2015

Why Your Contacts Are Hurting Your Eyes


If you wear contacts, you know that they aren't always the most comfortable for your eyes. You may experience dryness, scratchy irritation, or even redness that can make wearing them nearly impossible. Learn possible reasons why your contacts are bothering you and how you can make them more comfortable: You wear them too long Your eyes need oxygen to breathe, and while contact lenses are designed to let air into your orbs, they can still cause dryness and irritation if they are left in for several hours at a time.

9 July 2015