Eye redness occurs when the blood vessels on the surface of your eyes expand or dilate. This often happens when a foreign object or substance comes into contact with your eyes, or if they have contracted an infection. Fortunately, eye redness is temporary and takes care of itself. But there are ways to make the […]
Now that summer is here, swimming is probably in a lot of people’s minds as it is such a fun summer activity. However, it does have its inherent risks. Not a lot of people realize this, but the biggest threat is to your eyes. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways you can protect your […]
During menopause, the body produces less androgen, estrogen and progesterone. This causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms including hot flashes, irritability, insomnia and, in extreme cases, even depression. These are all common symptoms that many people are familiar with but what few people know about is that menopause also causes dry eye.
So, you’re taking your little one to have his or her eyes checked out. That’s great! As they grow older, we need to make sure that their eyes and vision develop properly and the key to that is having a pediatric eye exam regularly. Pediatric eye exams are slightly different from regular eye exams conducted […]
Ocular dominance, sometimes called eyedness, refers to the preference of visual input from one eye to the other. Research shows that ocular dominance is often associated with handedness, though not directly related. So, if an individual is right-handed, they are more likely to be right-eye dominant. Keep on reading to learn about the different types […]
If you have been overexposed to ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun, not only can you experience sunburned skin, but also severely sunburned eyes, a condition known as photokeratitis. Photokeratitis, or ultraviolet keratitis, refers to the inflammation of the cornea, the clear sheathing of the front of the eye. Keep on reading to learn more.