How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against You
The iPhone could be an incredible tool, but most people use their phone as a life-shortening distraction device. However, if you take the time to follow the steps in this article you will be more…
What Causes Astigmatism?
Have you been diagnosed with astigmatism? Learn what causes astigmatism from the trusted eye doctor at Laser Eye Center.
Why Does My Eye Twitch?
8 causes of and fixes for that annoying eyelid twitching.
How to read your eye prescription
Following your eye test, you'll be given a prescription which is usually be valid for 2 years, but what exactly do these numbers and abbreviations mean? Read on to find out how your eyesight is measured.
What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
I recently read a blog post that covered a topic that we frequently discuss in our office – Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In the blog post, Dr. Kendall Donaldson shared some interesting observations about how we spend most of our lives looking at screens – computers, tablets, smart phones, TVs, movies, video games – and, in turn,…
Five Vision Myths
Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science
10 Everyday Habits That Are Hurting Your Vision
10 Reasons Why Knitting and Crocheting Is the Key to Happiness
My no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was 12 because she believed that knitting and crocheting were keys to happiness. Why? First, because the lucky people who received her gorgeous crocheted doilies and knitted sweaters felt happiness when they unwrapped the tissue paper. And second, my grandmother said giving something she had made gave her more joy than just about anything else she did. That wasn’t enough to make a 12-year-old sit still and learn to knit. Like any …
Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?
Think rinsing your eyes with hospital toilet water is revolting? In that case, what researchers found on knock-off contact lenses is sure to make you squeamish "Contact lenses are medical devices worn on living tissue; therefore, it is extremely important that they are purchased with a valid prescription." Published earlier this year in the Journal of Forensic Sciences , a case report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA's) Forensic Chemistry Center found a majority of unapproved, counterfeit and decorative contact lenses tested positive for the kinds of microbial contamination frequently found in hospital waste water or spoiled food Respectively, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus cereus were just a pair of microorganisms identified in the…
The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva - the thin covering of the white part of your eye and inside of your eyelids.