Why Do Vision Problems Come And Go With Diabetes?

It is no big secret that diabetes can have a detrimental effect on the eyes, but what many people do not know is those vision problems caused by the disease are not always permanent. In fact, they oftentimes come and go, which can make eye conditions even harder to diagnose as diabetes-related. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes and are having issues with vision issues that come and go, you will likely want to know why this is the case. Read More 

Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important For Your Child

Your child may have vision screening tests in school, and if no problems are found, you may assume that your child has healthy eyes. However, it's still a good practice to have your child's eyes examined by an optometrist before starting school, and even after school-administered tests have been given. Here's why eye exams are important for kids. Early Detection Of Problems Allows Early Treatment If your child has a vision abnormality, you want to treat it as early as possible so it doesn't affect their development. Read More 

Prepping For Eye Surgery

Eye surgery isn't fun, but the results can be wonderful, whether you're undergoing the procedure voluntarily (e.g., LASIK) or not (e.g., detached retina). Luckily these procedures are usually done as outpatient, allowing you to go home within a short time. This means pretty much all of your recovery will be at home, so you need to make the space more hospitable for your downtime. Dust and Clean Up Dust and dirt do not help your eyes in general, and especially not after a surgery. Read More 

Does Your Winter Forecast Call For Red, Irritated Eyes? There Just May Be Relief In Sight

With winter fast approaching, are you anticipating a full season of red, watery, itchy, and otherwise irritated eyes? It doesn't have to be that way if you can determine which winter elements are creating your winter woes and what you might be able to do about them. The Outdoor Cold Plunging outdoor temperatures may leave your eyes watering, increasing the redness and irritation. Although this is a normal reaction for most people, if you find your eyes watering excessively, you could have a tear duct problem exacerbating the situation. Read More 

Worried About Dementia Risk? Here’s Why You Need Blue Light Protection On Your Glasses

Blue light and dementia might not seem like they have anything in common, but scientists are starting to think otherwise. New evidence shows that there could be a link between the two, and the only way to protect yourself is to cut down on the time you spend with electronics, or alternatively, to protect yourself from the light they emit. Read on to discover more about this link and so you can learn how to protect yourself. Read More