Why Are Our Eyelids Important?

Why Are Our Eyelids Important?

Eyelid Eyelids play an important role in protecting our eyes.  They also help produce a vital portion of our tear film.  Proper eyelid hygiene is a necessary part of ocular health, and neglecting the eyelids and eyelashes can lead to bothersome conditions like swollen...
What to Do About a Scratched Eye

What to Do About a Scratched Eye

Accidents can happen, but they are particularly scary when they involve the eye.  Eye injuries involving the cornea, or the very front part of the eye, are more common than you may think, and they can happen in many different ways.  Injuries such as foreign objects in...
Does Blue Light Affect My Eyes

Does Blue Light Affect My Eyes

There has been a growing interest in the effects of blue light on the health of the eyes, as demonstrated by developments in technology for glasses and lenses including blue-blocking coatings and filters.  The average amount of exposure to high energy blue light is...
Understanding Dry Eyes

Understanding Dry Eyes

Many Americans experience some degree of dryness, burning, and irritation associated with dry eye disease.  Many different factors can contribute to these symptoms, and understanding what may be causing your dry eyes is important in treating your symptoms and...
Myths About Contact Lenses

Myths About Contact Lenses

Millions of Americans wear contact lenses; in fact, they are one of the most popular options for vision correction.  But despite their popularity, many misconceptions surround them. Today we are going to dive into the myths surrounding contact lenses.   My...
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