Category: Eye Health

5 Ways to Keep Eyes Comfortable During Virtual Work

Excessive screen time – or working in an environment that’s too dark or otherwise not optimal – can put a strain on your eyes that could negatively affect your work or school performance. But digital technology is here to stay, so how do we adapt? First, pay close attention to symptoms that could indicate dry… Read More


How to Know if You Have Contact Lens Intolerance

Does this sound like you? You’ve worn prescription contact lenses since you were a teen with nary a problem once you learned how to put them in, take them out and care for them. Then slowly over time… ouch! Your eyes burn when you wear contacts now for extended periods of time. What gives? You… Read More


7 Steps to Preserve Better Vision

The human eye is a delicate, intricate and remarkably complex organ. But keeping your own eyes healthy and well-functioning doesn’t have to be complicated. The truth is many eye conditions and diseases are preventable. While your eye doctor can help heal or correct problems that arise, you can play the greatest role in keeping your… Read More


Keep Twinkling with These Holiday Eye Safety Tips

What’s not to love about holiday togetherness? There are hugs galore, home-baked goodies, laughter, thoughtful presents, festive decorations … and did we mention the baked goodies? There’s something for all to celebrate! Let’s make sure the party ends as happily as it begins. While you’re reveling in the wonder of the holidays, keep in mind… Read More


Spooky Ways Halloween Could Harm Your Eyes

For those with a penchant for the paranormal, the urge to go next-level creepy with their Halloween costume is an irresistible force. After all, once you’ve spent hours replicating the ravages of zombie rot, what could be spookier than giving your eyes the milky-blue stare of the undead? But there could be scary consequences from… Read More


How to Keep Yourself (and Your Eyes) Comfy in the Heat

The pounding temperatures and humidity can be brutal on our bodies, but especially on our delicate eyes. We’ve all taken a too-long look into searing sunlight or experienced the unpleasant sting of a sunblock slurry after a sweaty game.  But that’s not all! Other miseries brought on by the heat and humidity include: Allergies Dryness… Read More


National Nutrition Month: 5 Eye-Friendly Foods in Your Kitchen Now

We already know the humble carrot’s reputation for contributing to great eyesight. The beta-carotene and antioxidants in carrots (as well as sweet potatoes, red peppers and other brightly hued fruits and vegetables) is known to provide protection against infection and inflammation that could damage the delicate structures of the eye. Odds are you have one… Read More


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