Have you ever experienced a sore eyelid or dry, itchy eyelids that didn’t go away after warm compresses, showering, or carefully washing the area? If so, you aren’t alone. This condition, called blepharitis, is one of
It’s spring and there’s one problem we know our patients will mention to us: dry, itchy eyes from all the pollen here in the Tri-State and Atlanta regions. We suffer from the pollen, too, and we’re eyecare professionals!
Before you reach for eyedr
Everyone gets itchy eyes at some point. Indoor and outdoor allergies, wearing contact lenses, or bacterial or viral infections are going to make your eyes itch. Here’s how you can take care of this before it causes serious damage.
As the average age in the US rises, preventing cataracts is becoming one of the more urgent conversations eye care providers have with patients.
Many people have a cataract, which is a clouding of the lens in one or both eyes. Cataracts usually st
We’ve all experienced eye pain when blinking. Usually, it lasts a few moments and we forget all about it. But if it happens often, there could be something going on beyond getting caught in a dust storm or collapsing on a dusty sofa.
Have you noticed a sign by the first aid kit at work or in the break room about how to flush your eye? If you work in an environment where chemicals are used, there may also be an eye flushing station.
Regardless of where you work, knowing how to
“Why are my eyes yellow?” is one of the more alarming questions you would ask yourself in front of the bathroom mirror one morning.
Yellow eyes, or more accurately yellowed sclera (the white surface of the eyeball) isn’t unusual, but it does indic
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
If you aren’t familiar with eight ball fracture, perhaps you’ve heard of its medical name, hyphema. If that doesn’t ring a bell, you, no doubt, have seen it, in yourself or someone else — a bright red spot on the whit