Many people use detergent pods for either their dishwasher or washing machine or for both. They are marketed as being more than just a detergent. Made with concentrated liquids, these tiny pacs increase convenience and get rid of the need to measure detergent. However, they pose a serious health risk to children and in some cases adults. Learn about the dangers of detergent pods to your eyes and what to do in case of an eye injury resulting from a pod.
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As humans, we greatly rely on our vision, so much so that it has been estimated that 80% of what is learned is through sight. But, if your vision is compromised, navigating day to day can become extremely difficult, especially for a child. We know vision is critical for a young developing mind, but there isn’t enough emphasis on ensuring not only can our children see clearly, but that they have healthy eyes too. This week’s blog post will highlight binocular vision issues and why it can make a difference in your child’s ability to learn how to read.
Are you experiencing night vision issues? Seeing correctly in low light is something every one of us relies on, yet many people suffer from poor vision in the evening; especially with age. Read this week’s article to learn more about why night vision issues appear and what can be done about it. We hope you enjoy it!
Are you feeling dizzy due to your eyes? For most of us, we take our vision for granted, that is until something isn’t right. This week we will highlight an eye condition which can cause a number of issues like dizziness, headaches, and even blurred vision – vertical heterophoria. Read on to learn more about it and what you can do to help alleviate the symptoms.
Are you eating a good diet? Do you know what exactly a good diet is? We have all heard the phrase “eat a healthy well-balanced diet.” But do you really know why and what constitutes as a good diet? Fear not, this week’s article has all the answers to your burning questions, well at least when it pertains to diet and your eyes! And I’ve even included some healthy spring recipes for your eyes! I hope you enjoy it!
Howdy folks! We’re off to a fantastic week so far as the weatherperson has forecasted a good chance of sun for much of the week and weekend! I don’t know about you, but that is music to my ears. After the cold and wet winter we’ve had thus far, I am ready for some sunshine. The only downfall for me, like so many other Victorians, is pollen! It’s everywhere and causing many of us unwanted itchy, red, and watery eyes. What exactly is pollen? And why does pollen cause allergies in our eyes? We have got the answers to your burning questions in this week’s blog post, so read on allergy sufferers as you might find some relief at the end of this write-up! Enjoy.
You have just woken up from a relaxing sleep. You go to brush your teeth, but suddenly are shocked by how puffy your eyes appear! Why do you sometimes have eye bags after a good night’s rest? For some, puffy eyes after sleeping are common, for others, swelling around the eyelids occurs all day or randomly. Read on to learn more about causes for puffy eyes and what you can do!
We all know about freckles or moles on our skin, but did you know that they can appear on the eye as well? An eye freckle can also be in the back of your eye! So should you be worried? Don’t fret in this week’s article we will break down what eye freckles are and whether you should be concerned about them. We hope you enjoy!
Where are you reading this post? Whether it be on your coffee break at one of Victoria’s many fabulous local coffee shops or on a sandy beach somewhere in beautiful Jamaica. Your surrounding elements are affecting your eyes. Learn how in this week’s blog post on the environmental effects on our eyes. We hope you enjoy it!
We all use our peepers every day. We rely on them to help us navigate the world. But, how well do you really know your eyes? Read this week’s article about some interesting facts and some things everyone should know about their eyes, but probably don’t. We hope you enjoy it and gain some useful eye knowledge!