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Eye Pain: Causes and Treatment

Eye Pain: Causes and Treatment

Eye pain is a problem for many patients. The good news is that it is not typically a sign of a serious eye condition. Knowing what your eye pain is caused by and how to treat it can help relieve your pain sooner than later. Common Causes of Eye Pain Pain in the eyes...

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5 Reasons to Care About Your Eye Health

5 Reasons to Care About Your Eye Health

Paying attention to our eye health is one of those things that sometimes gets pushed aside in our busy lives. However, here are five reasons why you should take a proactive stance and care about your eye health. Reason #1 – You Could Reduce Your Risk for Some Eye...

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Can Medication Affect Your Vision?

Can Medication Affect Your Vision?

While medications are intended to treat an illness or medical condition, there is always the possibility side-effects may occur. In some instances, medications affect your vision. Here are a few things to be aware of about taking medication and possible side effect to...

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Does Smoking Cause Eye Problems?

Does Smoking Cause Eye Problems?

Most people already know how smoking is dangerous to your health. But did you know it can also affect your eye? Smokers are at a greater risk for developing certain eye problems that can cause vision loss or blindness. If you smoke, here are some things you should...

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Simple Tips for Eye Health in Your 50’s

Simple Tips for Eye Health in Your 50’s

Even if you do not need glasses now, most adults will begin to notice changes in their vision as they near their 50s. Taking care of your eyes becomes even more important as you get older because your risk of developing eye diseases increases. Here are five simple...

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3 Reasons Why Buying Eye Glasses Online is a Bad Idea

3 Reasons Why Buying Eye Glasses Online is a Bad Idea

The idea of buying your eye glasses online might seem like a great idea. However, the convenience and cost savings of buying your eyewear online does not always give you the same results doing it in-person. Here are three reasons why buying eye glasses online could be...

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Dangers of False Eyelashes

Dangers of False Eyelashes

Do you dream of long, thick eyelashes? It can be tempting to resort to wearing false eyelashes to get that look. However, what you might not realize is that these beauty aids could put you at a higher risk for eye problems. Here are a few of the dangers you need to...

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3 Signs That It’s Time to See Your Eye Doctor

3 Signs That It’s Time to See Your Eye Doctor

If you follow Valley Eyecare Center’s blogs, you have read how important yearly eye exams are for your eye health. However, you might not know that there are times when you should not wait until your regular exam to visit our office. Here are three signs that it is...

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Macular Degeneration: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Macular Degeneration: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Macular degeneration is the number one cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States. Often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), this common condition gradually causes your central vision to become blurry as the health of your eye’s...

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5 Tips to Help Chronic Dry Eye

5 Tips to Help Chronic Dry Eye

  It is not uncommon to experience dry eyes now and then. A day in the sun, extra time spent in front of a computer screen, or spring allergy season can trigger a gritty or dry, burning sensation in your eyes. But for some people, dry eyes can become a chronic...

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Know the Signs of Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome (ICE)

Know the Signs of Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome (ICE)

Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome (ICE) is group of three eye conditions that are closely-linked: Chandler’s Syndrome Iris Nevus (Cogan-Reese Syndrome) Essential Progressive Iris Syndrome What Happens to Eyes Affected by ICE? While the cause of it is not completely...

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All About Eye Floaters

All About Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are small spots that drift through your field of vision. You may notice them more as you move your eyes around or look at something bright like the blue sky or a computer screen. Here are a few things to know about floaters. What Exactly Are Floaters?...

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