Blepharitis is a condition that causes your eyelids to become uncharacteristically puffy. The inflammation is usually due to clogged oil glands, but other underlying conditions may also cause it. Although blepharitis can be uncomfortable and unsightly, it is not contagious and does not pose a threat to eyesight.
Digital devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptops are an integral part of daily life for most Americans in the 21st Century. While these devices have made life more convenient in many ways, there are some downsides. Digital devices emit blue light, which can cause problems for your eyes if you have too much exposure to it, particularly at night.
Most people have some type of health insurance, whether through their employer or a private package they purchased. Vision insurance, however, is a separate matter that’s not always well understood but is still very important. In today’s post, Elite Vision Care, your local eye care center, discusses what you need to know about vision insurance.
Would you wear the same pair of shoes to the gym that you wear to work? Probably not, and eyeglasses are no different. Having several pairs of eyeglasses for the different activities you’re involved in isn’t just convenient–it’s more comfortable and also safer.
A child’s ability to see clearly affects their performance at school, how their communication skills develop, and their enjoyment of extracurricular activities and sports. When left untreated, vision problems can prevent your child from thriving.
Dry eye syndrome occurs when the surface of the eyes is not properly lubricated. More than 16 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the condition. Your risk of developing dry eye increases as you age, and it occurs more commonly in women than in men.
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, which can lead to vision loss and blindness. Symptoms usually don’t manifest until the condition has progressed to a severe level. A leading cause of blindness in the United States, glaucoma is expected to affect 4.2 million people by 2030.
Did you know that your eyes are among the most complex parts of your body? Your eyes work 24/7; in fact, they function even as you sleep.
Makeup is a regular part of many women’s daily routine. While makeup can be a great tool for self expression, you need to be diligent about hygiene when it comes to any cosmetics applied near your eyes to reduce the risk of infection.