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Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina, which is located at the back of the eye tears away from its normal position. It is an emergency situation that requires immediate medical attention by an ophthalmologist. Otherwise, the risk of permanent vision loss in the...

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Learn About the Different Types of Pink Eye

Learn About the Different Types of Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is a common eye condition where your eye’s conjunctiva becomes irritated. Your eye becomes red, swollen, and sometimes produces a sticky discharge. Depending on your symptoms, there are three different types that you could have....

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Depending on your eye health, you will probably see your eye doctor only once a year. In between eye exams, you could experience changes in your vision that you may or may not be aware of. Your exam is gives you an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about...

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Why It’s Important to Treat Dry Eyes

Why It’s Important to Treat Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are a common condition. Many people consider it more of an annoyance than a serious eye health problem. However, if you do suffer from this condition, you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Here is why it is so important to treat your dry eyes. You Need...

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5 Tips for Choosing New Frames

5 Tips for Choosing New Frames

Did you feel overwhelmed picking out frames when you purchased your last pair of eye glasses? You are not alone. There are so many decisions to make…what style, what color, do you want metal or plastic, what size, and so forth. Instead of stressing over what frames to...

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Eye Safety Tips for Halloween

Eye Safety Tips for Halloween

Your Halloween celebration might be a little different this year than in past years. However, that does not mean you or your family must skip the fun of dressing up in costumes. But like other years, you still need to pay attention to eye safety to prevent injuries...

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Warning Signs That You May Have Cataracts

Warning Signs That You May Have Cataracts

  While you might not be able to prevent cataracts from forming in your eyes, the earlier they are found the better for your vision. Here are five warning signs to watch for especially if you are 40 or older that could mean you might have a cataract developing....

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Why You Should Get a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Why You Should Get a Comprehensive Eye Exam

If you have ever had a comprehensive eye exam before, you likely noticed that it took longer and involved more testing than regular eye exams that just test your vision. A comprehensive exam involves dilating your eyes. While no one really enjoys having their eyes...

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Can You Get an Eye Infection from Contacts?

Can You Get an Eye Infection from Contacts?

Millions of people will agree that contact lenses are a great alternative to wearing glasses. While your contacts can be worn safely almost every day, they do put you at a higher risk for some eye infections. Some of these infections are serious enough that they could...

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Tips for Eye Health in Your 50s

Tips for Eye Health in Your 50s

Your eyes will go through various changes as you get older. While you might not wear glasses now, at some point you may need them. Certain hereditary and lifestyle factors could also make you more prone to developing age-related eye conditions. However, there are...

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Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

While the start of the school year may be a little different than previous years, one thing remains important, your child’s eyesight. Healthy vision is often overlooked as one of the necessities for learning. Some vision problems are easy to detect by parents or...

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