Is Corneal Disease Hereditary?

The eye is made up of six main parts: the pupil, iris, lens, retina, optic nerve, and cornea. Many of us have heard the term cornea before, but we don’t really know what it is or what it does. In addition to learning about the cornea, it’s important to understand [...]

By |2021-09-08T13:47:53-05:00September 9th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Pink Eye: Causes and Treatments

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, affects nearly 6 million individuals in the United States every year. It commonly affects children due to them rubbing their eyes after touching a contaminated object, but adults can get it just as easily. In this blog post, we’ll talk about the different types [...]

By |2021-08-12T15:52:52-05:00August 12th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

What Causes Eye Twitching?

Most people will experience some degree of eye twitching during their life. Eye twitching occurs when your eye or eyelid spasms on its own, and it is not typically a cause for concern. The twitching may happen once, or several times throughout the day. While eye twitches can be annoying [...]

By |2021-08-12T10:17:19-05:00July 28th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Allergies and Itchy Eyes: Tips for Relief

There are two types of allergies that can affect the eyes: seasonal and perennial. Seasonal allergies commonly make their appearance in spring and summer. This is when you hear a large number of people dealing with similar reactions to the biggest seasonal allergy culprit: pollen.  Perennial allergies are more specific [...]

By |2021-06-23T13:26:29-05:00June 23rd, 2021|Eye Care|

All About Ocular Migraines

Did you know that one in every five people who experience migraines suffer from ocular migraines, also known as retinal migraines? As implied by the name, ocular migraines affect vision. Specifically, individuals suffering from an ocular migraine typically experience vision loss, flashing, or even blindness in one or both eyes [...]

By |2021-05-18T16:19:19-05:00May 18th, 2021|Eye Care|

Foods that Promote Eye Health

We’ve shared how exercising, wearing sunglasses, and limiting blue light exposure can protect your eyes. All of those things involve doing something externally to keep your eyes healthy and your vision sharp. But did you know that the foods you eat can actually improve the long-term health of your eyes? [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:40-05:00April 28th, 2021|Eye Care|

The Benefits of Exercise on Vision

It’s not a surprise to most of us that exercising regularly is beneficial for nearly everyone. Exercise promotes heart health, stable blood sugar, sustainable energy, weight management, better sleep, and more. On top of all of these benefits of exercise, did you know that exercising can actually benefit your vision [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:48-05:00March 31st, 2021|Eye Care|

Treatment Options for Dry Eyes

According to the National Eye Institute, nearly 16 million Americans suffer from chronic dry eyes. Dry eyes can lead to a variety of unwelcome symptoms, including itchy eyes, watery eyes, red eyes, stinging eyes, sensitive eyes, blurry vision, and more. When left untreated, severe dry eyes can damage your cornea(s). [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:54-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Eye Care|

How Do Screens Affect Vision

Did you know that Americans spend an average of 11 hours a day looking at some type of screen? That’s almost half of an entire day! Maybe that surprises you, but most likely, it doesn’t. Screens are a normal part of our lives. Many of us need them for work, [...]

By |2021-01-13T10:59:22-06:00January 6th, 2021|Eye Care|

Should I wait until after pregnancy to have LASIK?

Many people describe LASIK eye surgery as a life changing procedure. For people who have lived all or even most of their lives dependent on glasses or contact lenses for better vision, opening their eyes first thing in the morning and seeing clearly is truly incredible. In past blog posts, [...]

By |2021-01-06T09:05:45-06:00December 16th, 2020|Eye Care|