Rubbing your eyes may temporarily alleviate discomfort due to itching, but it’s not healthy. In fact, it can cause infection, dark circles around your eyes and even poor eyesight. Elite Vision Care, an eye center, explains why you should resist the urge to rub your eyes.
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What happens when you have glaucoma? This eye disease damages the optic nerve, which can lead to irreversible blindness if left untreated. Sometimes called “the silent thief of sight” because it’s typically asymptomatic in the early stages, glaucoma affects roughly three million people in the U.S.
Contact lenses are a versatile vision aid that eliminate the restrictions that come with wearing eyeglasses. They are gaining more popularity than ever because of their advanced and highly porous design, which allows people to use them for an extended period. A recent study found that over 45 million people in the country use contact lenses, whether for vision correction or cosmetic purposes. [Read more…]
As you age, you may experience eyesight changes, particularly once you reach age 40. While such vision changes can be a totally normal part of the aging process, they can also point to an underlying medical problem. Age-related eye diseases like related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma can affect eyesight and even lead to vision loss.