It is no secret that going to a hospital for an emergency will likely mean you will have to wait; perhaps for a few hours or longer. This isn’t the most ideal situation when you are feeling your worst! But, if you have a foreign object in your eye, visiting your eye doctor should be your first stop.
This part of the eye can change dramatically with different emotions, light, and even by what you have ingested. What am I talking about? The pupil! Ever noticed how pupils change? Or thought why do pupils change size? This week’s article is all about this fascinating topic. Read on to learn more about this part of the eye, and even a little bit about human psychology.
Waking up with sleep in your eyes has happened to all of us. It goes by many names: eye sleep, eye boogers, crust, and even goop. It might not be the most pleasant thing to wake up to, but it is important. So what is it? What purpose does it serve? We got it all covered in this post, so read on!
So what is eye sleep? What purpose does it serve? We’ve got it all covered in this post, so read on!
Do you experience red, stinging or burning eyes?
You know that feeling when you have stared at your computer screen too long, without so much as a blink? Well, these are some of the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. A pretty common eye condition among those 50 and above, but can also occur in really, anyone. And, needless to say in today’s digital age, more and more people are feeling the burn (so to speak) that comes with dry eye. Fear not! Read on to understand this eye condition, and how you can help alleviate your eyes (because you can and should see comfortably). Read more
My next eye exam appointment is coming up, and I haven’t had one in a while. Is there anything I need to do or bring?
A lot of times an eye exam appointment is something patients arrive to in a rushed state of mind, and really just want to get in and out. They want to hear from their family eye doctor that everything is perfect with their eyes. However, it is best to do a little prep prior to your appointment. This article will help you better understand the why and provide you with a list of things you need to remember, so read on!
A lot of times an eye exam appointment is something patients come to rushed, and really just want to get in and out of. They want to hear from their family eye doctor that everything is perfect with their eyes. However, it is best to do a little prep prior to your appointment. This article will help you better understand the why and provide you with a list of things you need to remember, so read on!
Do you sleep with your contacts in? If so, you may be putting yourself at significant risk. Although for many people it seems like no big deal, I would strongly advise you to think again! Read this week’s article about sleeping in your contacts, which eye doctors call overwear, and the real dangers associated with it. Read more
Do you know what an eye stroke is? Knowing the underlying causes and symptoms can help identify if you or a loved one is having one! Read on to learn more about this eye condition, and what to do about it. Read more
It has been somewhat of a winter wonderland for Islanders this past week (depending on your location). Although, the snow is not particularly welcomed by city folk, those who love the slopes certainly are enjoying the white stuff! Are you a skier or snowboarder? Don’t forget to protect your eyes from UV rays! Read more
For many of us, we get just a peep of light (if we are lucky) when driving to work. But, when heading home it’s usually pitch dark! With the added winter weather elements, night driving is tough for even the most experienced drivers. Driving safely should be a priority for all of us, so this week’s article is dedicated to helping you see better at night. Read more