June 13, 2016

Eat Your Way to Healthier Eyes

Your mom always said eating carrots would lead to healthier eyes, and she may be right. A recent study done by Kings College of London has shown that eating your fruits and vegetables may help to reduce the risk of developing cataracts. By increasing the amount of Vitamin C in your diet, you will be 33% less likely to develop […]
April 22, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Eye

Dry eye syndrome affects millions of people, causing vision problems and a lot of discomfort. Stinging and burning sensations from dry eyes can also distract you from the visual pleasures around you, as well as make it difficult to accomplish daily activities. This syndrome can be caused by a variety of common things: allergies, prolonged contact use, straining your eyes, […]
March 28, 2016

Computer Vision Syndrome

Blinking is essential. Every time our eyelids close, salty secretions from our tear glands sweep over our eyes’ surfaces, protecting them from harmful particles. The average person blinks 12 to 15 times per minute but when you’re in front of a computer screen, that number decreases dramatically to 3 to 4 times per minute. With the average American spending 6 […]
March 16, 2016

Symptoms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Just like our skin, our hair and even our minds, our eyesight can succumb to the perils of aging. As you age, you may notice your eyesight getting worse and while this happens to a majority of us, it can be nerve-wracking and worrisome. This type of vision loss is called age-related macular degeneration and occurs when a part of […]