Given our modern lifestyles, most of us spend the majority of our waking hours staring at a digital screen. Studies suggest that 60% of people spend more than 6 hours a day in front of a digital device. When looking into these screens, our eyes are directly looking into blue light. Sources of blue light
A diabetic patient is at a very high risk of developing eye diseases especially glaucoma and cataract, there is, however, ways to keep your eyes safe during your diabetes. Follow these simple steps: Visit Your Optometrist Once or twice a year, it is highly recommended that you visit your eye doctor for a detailed check-up.
Ocular migraines are non-permanent, visual disturbances that can have an effect on either one or both of your eyes. Such migraines are usually painless and will sometimes lead to blindness in one eye for a short time usually less than an hour. It is a rare problem, and researchers suggest that its symptoms will manifest
Protecting your vision is critical. In many situations, lost vision cannot be repaired. Yet, with preventative care and routine visits to the eye doctor, not only can you potentially see better, but you may be able to avoid vision loss or distortion. Everyone needs an eye exam…
You may enjoy good eye health and excellent vision throughout your retirement years, without being affected by significant age-related vision loss. However, aging does present you with an increased risk of eye diseases and other conditions that can impact your vision. You may already have begun to notice, possibly as early as your 40s, that
You probably know that you should protect your eyes during the summer, but did you know that you should protect your eyes during the winter too? Cold, dry air and bright sunlight can damage your eyes and affect your eyesight. This winter, protect your eyes with these easy tips from our Doctors. 1. Wear UV-A or
Thanksgiving is a great time to share a traditional meal with family and to give thanks. This is a time where most people are probably not thinking about their eye health. That being said, many of the foods served in a traditional Thanksgiving feast actually promote good eye health. These staples are rich in nutrients
You may have gone your entire life without needing to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. But by the time you’ve celebrated your 40th birthday, it’s quite possible that you have already begun noticing changes in the quality of your vision. Is it harder to read things like books, the screen of your smartphone or a