Eye Care

What are Macular Holes?

Macular holes are a rare eye condition that affect about eight out of every 100,000 people. But before we talk about macular holes, let’s discuss what a macula is. The macula is part of the retina, and it is essential to our central vision and color vision. Additionally, the macula [...]

By |2022-01-27T10:32:57-06:00January 27th, 2022|Eye Care|

All About Contact Lens Hygiene

Are you one of the 45 million people in the United States who wears contact lenses? Maybe you’ve worn contact lenses since you were a child, or maybe you just started wearing them recently. No matter how long you’ve been wearing contact lenses, it’s important to maintain proper contact lens [...]

By |2021-12-16T07:50:41-06:00December 17th, 2021|Eye Care|

Can Kids Wear Contacts?

Contact lenses are a convenient alternative to glasses. Many people prefer them because they eliminate the common nuisances of eyeglasses, such as foggy lenses, scratched lenses, sliding frames, or glasses falling off altogether. In fact, approximately 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Contacts are common for [...]

By |2021-11-30T15:55:41-06:00November 30th, 2021|Eye Care|

Different Types of Lens Coatings for Glasses

If you wear prescription glasses, you probably already know that there are different types of lenses you can get for them. You may have had a staff member from your local glasses shop or your eye doctor’s office ask you if you wanted to enhance your lenses for extra protection. [...]

By |2021-10-13T07:35:15-05:00October 13th, 2021|Eye Care|

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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00September 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00August 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00July 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00June 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00May 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00April 28th, 2021|Eye Care|