How Long Is Pink Eye Contagious?

Pink eye (med­ical name: con­junc­tivi­tis) is a com­mon eye infec­tion that affects the sur­face of the eye and the area around it. The viral and bac­te­r­i­al forms spread eas­i­ly, par­tic­u­lar­ly through shar­ing items at work, school, or home. Almost every­one ge

Feb­ru­ary 8th, 2019|Eye dis­ease, Eye health|

What are Progressive Lenses — Pros and Cons

Pro­gres­sive lens­es are spe­cial­ized eye­glass­es that hold three dif­fer­ent pre­scrip­tions. They’re usu­al­ly tar­get­ed to the over 40 crowds, who would oth­er­wise wear bifo­cals plus one oth­er set of pre­scrip­tion eye­glass­es for work­ing at a com­put­er. There’s

Jan­u­ary 28th, 2019|Dia­mond Vision, Eye Care|

How to Deal With Eye Stye — Treatment Options

I spy with my lit­tle eye, a stye. Ugh. A stye is an abscess or a pim­ple that usu­al­ly forms on the upper or low­er eye­lid. It starts out as a pim­ple next to an eye­lash before it turns into an unsight­ly, painful red bump. Most of the time, you can get s

Jan­u­ary 16th, 2019|Eye dis­ease|

What is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction?

We’ve all seen the ads on TV: an impos­si­bly good-look­ing eye doc saves the day for her patient with dry eyes. Even more, at least one of those attrac­tive eye doc­tors uses the pre­scribed med­ica­tion to treat their own eyes. And while the doc’s treat­ing

Jan­u­ary 8th, 2019|Dry eyes, Lip­i­Flow|

What is Nystagmus? — Symptoms, Causes Treatment

Nys­tag­mus is a vision prob­lem in which the eyes make unco­or­di­nat­ed and uncon­trolled move­ments. In addi­tion to com­pro­mis­ing vision and depth per­cep­tion, it also caus­es prob­lems with bal­ance and coor­di­na­tion. Most peo­ple with nys­tag­mus seem to be loo­ki

Decem­ber 30th, 2018|Uncat­e­go­rized|

Pinkeye During Pregnancy — What to Do?

Pink eye, or con­junc­tivi­tis, is com­mon in young chil­dren and peo­ple who are in fre­quent con­tact with them — includ­ing their moth­ers preg­nant with their sib­lings! It often crops up wher­ev­er young peo­ple are in tight quar­ters like col­lege and mil­i­tary

Decem­ber 24th, 2018|Eye dis­ease, Eye health|
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