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,…
How to Get Rid of Puffy Eyes
Full night of shut-eye isn’t enough to lose puffy eyes or erase those dark circles under eyes says Charlotte Clark, a dermatologist in New York City.
12 Tips for Eye Makeup Safety
Infections, irritation, and injury can result if cosmetics aren't used safely around the eyes. Practice these cosmetic safety strategies to prevent injury to the eye.
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…
Eye Care Tips In Summer
As you slather on sunscreen to defend your skin this summer, don’t forget sunglasses to protect your eyes. The same harmful rays that dama...
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
68% of millennials report digital eye strain. How to soothe the ache
For most of us, looking at screens throughout the day is utterly unavoidable. So what can we do to protect our eyes?
Guide to Buying Low Vision Magnifiers
Find out which low vision device works best for you.
Four Ways to Fight Dry Eye
Eyes feeling gritty, red or irritated? Read on for ways to make your eyes happier.
Why Does My Eye Twitch?
8 causes of and fixes for that annoying eyelid twitching.