• A Quick Guide to Pink Eye

    Conjunctivitis, or more commonly known as Pinkeye, is a highly contagious infection of the eye. It is known as Pinkeye because the white of the eye tends to take on a pink or red color when it is infected. The infection is most commonly caused by a virus, bacteria, or allergens but can also be […]

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  • How Can Diabetes Affect My Vision?

    Diabetes has a major short-term and long-term impacts on your vision. In fact, the high levels of blood sugar in the body can cause permanent distortion of the eyes. Studies have proven that the major cause of blindness is diabetes. It can cause vision conditions like glaucoma, blurred vision, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy. So, it […]

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  • Tips To Eye Protection Playing Sports

    In many sports, people don’t take the proper precaution of wearing protective eye gear. Eye care when playing sports is just as important as helmets, knee and elbow pads, and braces. When playing physical sports, it is still possible to have eye injuries such as a scratched cornea and a fractured eye socket. While broken […]

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  • Cataracts Symptoms and Treatments

    Are you experiencing a little trouble with your vision? Are things generally blurrier, like someone has adjusted the focus on a camera lens, except that lens is your eyesight? Cataracts is a condition that makes one’s vision blurrier over time. It can be frightening to experience symptoms of cataracts, and you’ll likely want to be […]

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  • Glaucoma is a condition where damage to the optic nerve causes vision loss and blindness.  There are methods of early detection, and along with treatment, there are ways to help keep the eye healthy and safe from significant vision loss.    Causes Glaucoma usually occurs when there is pressure that builds up inside the eye. […]

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  • If you’ve drank alcohol before, you might’ve noticed some temporary changes in your vision (like blurry or double vision). While some of the short term effects may seem obvious, if abused regularly, alcohol can actually damage your eyes in the long term as well. You May Notice These Issues While Drinking Alcohol Increased Sensitivity to […]

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  • What is an Astigmatism?

    Most people who wear glasses will have heard the word “astigmatism” at some point.  What exactly is it, and how does it affect people and their sight?  An astigmatism simplyput is when your eye isn’t completely round.  It could either bend out like a football, or in like a spoon. How it’s shaped will determine […]

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