Eye Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 90% of vision loss from diabetes can be prevented. Diabetic eye disease can affect many parts of the eye, including the retina, macula, lens and optic nerve. Diabetic eye disease refers is a term...

If you frequently use a computer, there is a good chance you have experienced computer vision syndrome also known as digital eye strain. In fact, it is more common these days than it has ever been. That’s because most of us spend at least eight...

People have become so accustomed to their eyes feeling tired at the end of the day, they just accept it. In honor of March’s designation as Workplace Eye Wellness Month, we are sharing some tips on how to avoid digital eye strain using the 20-20-20 rule....

Every New Year, most of us make a list of things we will do to stay healthy so we can feel our best. But, did you realize that feeling your best also includes seeing your best too? Because January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s the...

Eye pressure, also called intraocular pressure (IOP) refers to the fluid pressure inside the eye. Maintaining it will help you preserve your vision and prevent vision loss from conditions like glaucoma. For eyes to stay healthy, your eye pressure should never be too high or too low....

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease in which the cornea thins and begins to bulge into a cone-like shape, causing distorted vision. In the early stages, eyeglasses may be all you need to improve vision. But, as the cornea becomes increasingly irregular, eyeglasses and soft...

Most polarized sunglasses provide UV protection which is important to maintaining healthy eyesight. Yet, many people either do not wear sunglasses, or they wear ones that do not offer protection. The problem with this is that sunglasses that do not provide UV protection can actually...

Dry eye syndrome is often a chronic condition caused by lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eyes. In other words, if you have dry eye syndrome, your eyes either do not produce enough tears. Or, you are unable to maintain...

Eye strain is a condition that manifests itself through non-specific symptoms. It can occur while reading, during tedious visual tasks, and as a result of prolonged computer use. But, it is not limited to these tasks. In fact, because eye strain is more of a...

Healthy eyes are vital for maintaining good eyesight. And, good eyesight is vital for maintaining your quality of life. But, your ability to see clearly can be impacted by many things. From aging and lifestyle choices to protecting your eyes from blue light and sunlight,...