• 5 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

    As a parent, one of the most important things you can do for your child is to make sure they have good eye health. Unfortunately, many children today suffer from vision problems. The good news is that there are steps you can take to protect your child’s eyesight and even improve it. In this blog […]

  • Flashes, Floaters, And Spots: What’s in My Vision?

    It happens to most of us at some point. A small spot or squiggle creeps into our line of vision, and we can’t explain what it is. Typically, when this happens, you’re experiencing eye floaters, flashes, and spots. What does this mean? Is it dangerous? Here, we’ll take a look at the reasons you may […]

  • Myths and Facts: Contact Lenses

    Contact lenses are an amazing innovation, and they just keep getting better. They’ve long allowed people to forgo eyeglasses and live active lifestyles without worrying about glasses fogging up or slipping. Over the years, contact lens technology has greatly improved, yet there are still myths about contact lenses that persist. Here, we’ll look at some […]

  • Diagnosing and Treating Glaucoma

    Did you know that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide? It affects about three million adults in the United States alone, and glaucoma symptoms are often not apparent to the patient until the disease has advanced significantly. Because there’s no cure for glaucoma, it’s important to see your doctor for regular screenings. […]

  • Importance of UV Protection for The Eyes

    You know how important it is to protect your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. UV protection is why you slather on sunscreen when you’re out in the sun and stay inside when the sun is at its peak. But what are you doing for your eyes? UV protection for eyes is equally […]

  • How Long Can You Use Eye Makeup Before Replacing It?

    Why Should You Avoid Using Expired Eye Makeup? When it comes to makeup, we all want to look our best. But did you know that using expired eye makeup can actually be harmful to your health? Here’s why it’s important to not use expired eye makeup. Bacteria Expired eye makeup can contain bacteria that can […]

  • What Are Eyelashes For?

    Eyelashes. Billions of people have them but what are they for and what are they made up of? Read on to learn more about the purpose of eyelashes and how they affect the health of your eyes. What Are Eyelashes Anyway? Eyelashes are hairs that grow along the edge of your eyelids. While much about […]

  • How to Avoid Ripping Contacts

    If you wear contact lenses, you know that they can be delicate. It doesn’t take much to rip or tear a lens, and once that happens, it’s game over. No more lens for you. Read on to learn tips to help you avoid ripping your lenses—your eyes and your wallet will thank you! Don’t Handle […]

  • Why Do We Cry?

    We all know the feeling. The sudden onset of tears, the uncontrollable sobbing, the sense of relief once it’s all over. But why do we cry? What purpose does this seemingly counterproductive behavior serve? Read on to learn more about what tears are, what causes them, their role, and when to see an eye doctor. […]

  • 7 Bizarre Eye Conditions

    Our eyes are said to be the window to our soul–and they can also tell us a lot about our health and development. Some people are born with truly unique eye conditions that may seem a bit unsettling at first glance unless you know what they represent. Read on to learn more about some of […]