Monthly Archives: October 2018

5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

  Your vision is precious! Here’s how to keep it healthy for the years to come, especially if you’re considering LASIK in the future. Everyone knows to brush and floss their teeth and get regular exercise for heart health, but eyes are usually an afterthought — despite being one of the most important parts of… Read More

Does Blue Light from Electronics Cause Blindness?

We don’t have evidence that blue light causes blindness, but it’s a good idea to take precautions. A recently-released study from the University of Toledo states that exposure to blue light may accelerate blindness. Naturally, this has led to some amount of panic among people who use computers and smartphones, who are now wondering if… Read More

Common Causes of Redness from Contact Lenses

If you wear contacts and are experiencing eye redness, one of these nine reasons is likely to blame. Contact lenses can be a godsend to patients who have been dealing with clunky eyeglasses. But sometimes, they can feel like more trouble than they’re worth. People who wear contact lenses frequently complain of the discomfort they… Read More

Can Diet Reduce Your Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Some research shows that a Mediterranean diet may provide natural, nutritious protection against age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects millions of people around the world, but the exact causes aren’t completely understood. While age is a known risk factor, it’s not necessarily a cause. Because the causes are unknown, it’s been difficult… Read More