teenager is blinded by fireworks
A huge explosion shocked Theresa McNair when she returned home from work a few days after the Fourth of July. She figured it was youngsters from the neighborhood having fun with leftover Christmas pyrotechnics. The Fort Lauderdale mom did not realize it was her own child who had been injured...
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transition lenses

How Transition Lenses Can Help in Eye Health?

As time passes by, more technology development goes advanced. The advances that are made in the optical aspect are transition lenses. It is a type of lens that allows the...
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Frequent Change in Eye Prescription

What Is the Reason Behind the Frequent Change in Eye Prescription?

Eye prescription rapidly changes when you are at age below 21 years old. There are abbreviated terms that are used in your prescriptions such as OD, OS, OU, CYL, and...
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pigment dispersion syndrome

Pigment Dispersion Syndrome

The material that gives your iris its color is pigment. When the pigment rubs off the back of your iris, it causes pigment dispersion syndrome (PDS). This pigment then floats...
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risks of eyebrow and eyelash enhancement

Risks of Eyebrow and Eyelash Enhancement

A salon is a popular place where women go to get their hair or makeup done. Now, salons offer different procedures such as microblading, eyebrow lamination, eyelash lifts, and tints...
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REFRACTIVE SURGERY

Quick Guide To LASIK And PRK 1

Quick Guide To LASIK And PRK

Here You Can Find: What Is Eye Refractive Surgery? How Does Before Compare To Today’s Laser Surgery? Can Patients Undergo Surgery On Both Eyes On The Same Day? Who Can...
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cataract surgery cost

How Much Can a Cataract Surgery Cost?

According to a report in 2019, if you do not have medical insurance the cost of cataract surgery is approximately $3,783 to $6,898. The expenses to be paid for cataract...
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SMILE Laser Eye Surgery

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery: The State-Of-The-Art Procedure To Treat Nearsightedness

Are you tired of your blurry world? Do you want to start waking up with a clear vision and skip the constant search for your eyeglasses? Lucky you – a...
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EYE CONDITIONS

How Multiple Sclerosis Cause Vision Disturbances Eye Pain and Blurry Vision

How Multiple Sclerosis Cause Vision Disturbances: Eye Pain and Blurry Vision

Multiple sclerosis is commonly associated with vision problems. Blurry vision and eye pain are some of the common manifestations of multiple sclerosis in the eyes. Multiple sclerosis is often abbreviated...
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Eye Herpes

What is Eye Herpes?

Eye herpes or ocular herpes is a viral eye infection caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) that also causes cold sores surrounding the mouth and lips. Frequently, eye...
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Vision Problems of Premature Babies

Vision Problems of Premature Babies May Now Be Avoided by Light Therapy

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have discovered that light therapy may help premature babies avoid vision problems. They have discovered a light-dependent molecular pathway that regulates how blood...
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CONTACT LENSES

Improving Sports Performance Using Contact Lenses

Improving Sports Performance Using Contact Lenses

Wearing eyeglasses can be a bother to others because of the frame. Some athletes use contact lenses for their vision problems and enhance their sports performance by giving them a...
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eye exam for contact lens

Eye Exam for Contact Lens

The eye exam for eyeglasses is different from contact lenses because it includes special tests that are not included in the typical eye exam. Scheduling an appointment for an eye...
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colored contacts for astigmatism

Are There Colored Contacts for Astigmatism?

Most people prefer wearing contact lenses to eyeglasses for so many reasons. The first one is because it provides a natural view without the thick frames hindering peripheral vision. The...
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GLASSES

best shades for water sports

Your Guide on Choosing the Best Shades for Water Sports

It might be difficult to find the appropriate pair of water sports sunglasses. It would help if you chose a pair that fits your face with a style you desire...
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why are sunglasses so important

Why Are Sunglasses So Important for Eye Health?

When you go outside in the sun, how frequently do you think about your eyes? If you are not sensitive to bright light, you might not think twice about wearing...
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how to find the best sunglasses

How to Find the Best Sunglasses

On a sunny day, everyone knows that sunglasses make it easier to see, whether on the road or In the water. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, wearing the...
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SCIENCE

middle aged woman solving puzzle

How Fixing Vision Problems In Senior Citizens Affect Brain Health

Recently, there is a study from England that shows people who had cataract surgery have a better mental function later in life. Taking care of vision helps in improving sight...
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Selma Blair Says She's Losing Her Eyelashes Because of Multiple Sclerosis_1

Selma Blair Says She’s Losing Her Eyelashes Because of Multiple Sclerosis

On an Instagram post, Selma Blair showed her “barely there” eyelashes. “I guess [my] immune system figured it has bigger kids to spank.”, says Selma. Selma thanked her friends for...
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3 eye signs of bipolar disorder mania

3 Eye Signs of Bipolar Disorder Mania

Depression, at least the type we associate with sagging shoulders, a sense of being dead inside, and crying, is easy to recognize. Like a book cover, depression is mostly visible...
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DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

Blue Light Glasses

Are Blue Light Glasses Really Effective?

Blue light glasses, as the name implies, are designed to protect you from some of the high-energy blue light emission of electronic gadgets such as phones, TVs, consoles, computers, and...
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Screen Time Disrupts Sleep

Screen Time Disrupts Sleep by Messing Up With Body Clock

A new experiment has revealed how light-sensitive cells in our eyes can mess up our internal clock when exposed to light. The blue light from our devices could affect our...
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Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids

Parents nowadays are having a difficult time limiting screen time for their kids. Today’s children have gotten used to various devices at their fingertips. It is becoming harder each day...
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