Category Archives: Eye Care

Common Causes of Eye Pain: Do You Need a Doctor?

Eye pain can be concerning when you’re not sure about the cause. Here, we fill you in on some of the common conditions you should be aware of so you can determine when you  may need to see the doctor. First, we should differentiate between the two primary categories of eye pain: Ocular pain is… Read More »

Drusen: Is This a Word You Need to Know?

Some people are what we could call “word of the day” kind of people. The Greeks would refer to them as logophiles. It’s safe to say there aren’t many word nerds out there and even those who are eternally curious may not know the term drusen. Word-lover or not, if you are interested in long-term… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2021
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Should I see a Doctor for Red Eyes?

Unless you’ve pulled an all-nighter to get a big project done or enjoy a late-night show, you’d probably be caught off-guard by noticeably red eyes. Does this condition mean something is wrong? Does it mean you should grab some redness-reducing eye drops? What causes the eyes to get red and what should be done to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2020
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Eye Floaters: Common and Also Concerning

Age-related vision changes are to be expected. However, symptoms such as flashes or floaters may come as an alarming surprise. If you’re over 40 years of age, you may have noticed the occasional objects drifting across your field of vision. This is a floater. Here, we discuss what floaters are and why, as common as… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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Women Need to Know Their Risks for Eye Disease

Eye health is as important as skin health, oral health, and reproductive health. If disease develops and threatens the quality of eyesight, life could likely be turned upside down. While there is a certain amount of attention that tends to be given to vision, there often could be more. This is especially true for women.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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Exercise Offers Protective Benefits to the Eyes

For decades, we’ve been told that we need to exercise. Often, we perceive the value of movement as it relates to weight loss and management. There is much more to the recommendations for physical activity than that. Engaging in exercise, a sport, or a physical hobby like dance offers numerous emotional and physiological benefits. In… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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Tips for Managing Your Risk of Age-Related Eye Conditions

Once we reach a certain age, we tend to notice more frequent changes in visual acuity. We used to have no problem reading those road signs. Now we have to squint to make out the letters of signs, books, labels, and more. Studies indicate that the structures of the eye do naturally change with age.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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Peripheral Vision Loss: What Does it Mean?

The bulk of our visual perception lies within a central field. We are most adept at seeing what is directly in front of us. However, the periphery is also vital to full, healthy vision. In fact, several points of vision are outside of the central field. If any one of the peripheral points gets interrupted,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2018
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What is Ocular Surface Disease?

In a sea of medical terms, it can be difficult to understand precisely what one may mean for your eyes. Ocular Surface Disease (OSD) is a prime example of a term that may sound ominous but is commonly used to describe a variety of conditions. If your doctor has used the term Ocular Surface Disease… Read More »

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