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Eye Care: What is a Sty?

Almost everyone has experienced a reddened area along the eye lid that is swollen and could be itchy. The area gets even more swollen in the morning and may even be painful. You’ve experienced a sty. This is a common eye health problem.

Pink Eye Cause and Diagnosis

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is an infection of the outside of the eye and is associated with the characteristic symptoms of swelling, itching, burning and crusting of the eye lashes when awakening from sleep. The symptoms are caused by an infection of the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is a thin membrane that covers […]

Lasik Eye Surgery Basics

Lasik eye surgery is a surgical procedure that can correct a person’s vision. When an individual has Lasik surgery they will no longer have to depend on glasses or contact lenses.

Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness in the elderly population. This eye disease will gradually destroy the sharp, central vision of the eye. This is the main part of your vision. Without the central vision, you will no longer be able to read, drive or perform routine daily tasks.

Pointers On Preventing Eye Injury

Knowing the basics of preventing eye injury is essential for everyone. The truth is that most of us don’t really take the health of our eyes very seriously- in fact, many people wear sunglasses because they look stylish, not because they want to protect their eyes. The sad truth is that the importance of taking […]

Bespectacled? Go For Contact Lenses

When the world around you starts fading and gets blurred, there is something wrong with your eyesight. It’s a horror to visit an eye specialist and know about the weakness in your vision. Imagination takes a turn and a new spectacles-clad picture of your own self comes to mind. Everyone around you wonders why those […]

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Quick Tips To Soothe Eye Irritation

Eye irritation can be really bothersome. If you are suffering from it, I am sure you would want quick relief from those itchy, tired or blood shot eyes. There are both natural ways and medicines to relieve you from it and give you back your eyes. Depending on the kind of irritation that persists any […]

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is often referred to as detached retinal or a retinal tear. The retina is the membrane that lies against the back wall of the eye. This light sensitive tissue is responsible for sending images through electrical impulses to the brain.

Make The Most Of Save Your Vision Month

Save Your Vision month is held every March and aims to increase awareness regarding good eye care. Organized by the American Optometric Association, the main focus of this event is to encourage more people to go for regular eye exams. With computers becoming an everyday part of people’s lives, the risk of eye strain and […]

Care of Contacts

Contact lenses are a great way to correct your eyesight, improve your appearance or even change your eye color.  But sometimes your eyes can feel dry which will change the way the contact lens works to correct your sight.  To minimize your discomfort and any damage to your eyes from lenses that are dirty and […]