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.
Almost everyone at some point in their life will experience digital eye strain. So much of what we do is in front of screens. You are likely reading this blog post on your computer or phone, so it goes without saying that it’s extremely important that we all be educated on how to avoid digital eye strain. This week’s article will provide you with some great tips and techniques to use the next time you’re in front of a screen, whether it be for work, play, or even for school.
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
Patients commonly complain that their eyes are red and irritated. There are a number of reasons for this: dryness, contact lens over-wear, allergies, and viral infections. Patients who have dry eyes should first try artificial tears. Read more