Category: Eye Health

Conjunctivitis: Is Pinkeye Dangerous?

Most people have experienced eye redness and irritation at least once: the condition is widespread, and it is not something to lose sleep over. However, one should know about its etiology, symptoms and possible treatments. This information may be even more important now that a medication-resistant pinkeye-causing strain has appeared. What is conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is […]

May Lasik Have Complications?

The short answer is yes. This technology aimed at fixing vision is widely used, and many patients are satisfied with the results. However, not everyone is happy, and some of the adverse effects associated with Lasik are not as rare as they seem to be and can affect your vision permanently. The term Lasik defines […]

Stye or Chalazion: Eyelid Bumps and How to Treat Them

When you notice a bump on your eyelid, it can be hard to determine whether it’s a chalazion or a stye. While most bumps of these kinds are harmless, though able to make you feel pain for some time, there are cases in which consulting a doctor is a must. Let’s find out in what […]

Significance of Antioxidants for You Eyes

Every day we see our friends, relatives, things around us and do not even think that it is our eyes that let us see all these things. Our eyes work so hard and as any other part of our body they need to be taken care of. We usually do not consider our eyesight as […]

Contact Lenses Are not Always the Best Option

People who need to wear glasses to simply see things around them always dream about perfect eyesight. They often go to an ophthalmologist and ask to help in choosing contact lenses. But sometimes such people leave the doctor without lenses, because that’s just not an option for them. Eyesight is the feature of our body […]

Cataract Vanishes into Thin Air

In recent decades, people have witnessed numerous positive results in medicine. For instance, forty years ago, many diagnostic tools were restricted or even did not exist at all. Also, in the past, if a patient needed a major operation, it was necessary not only to be confined to bed and to suffer from certain discomfort […]

Vital Vitamins to Keep Your Eyesight in Great Shape

Today it is a very challenging task to maintain your eyesight healthy and sharp. Long hours in front of a flashing computer monitor, long evenings of watching your favorite movies and programs on TV, reading in traffic in poor light conditions, driving a car in too sunny or overcast weather – these and many other […]

Eye Test – How to Know you Need it?

If someone notices these symptoms for the first time one may assume it is an issue with his or her sleeping patterns, fatigue or a sign of something else. Yet one of the most dangerous eye experiences is macular degeneration. So one may wonder on how to know that an eye test is needed, this […]

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Cataract surgery is nowadays an operation that allows the majority of patients go home the same day. It is at the present moment one of the less risky eye surgeries and is short and harmless. It presupposes the replacement of a faulty eye lens with an artificial one, which is plastic and therefore, cannot be […]

Cholesterol Deposits on Eyelids

Yellow deposits forming on eyelids can look scary, but they normally do not cause any pain. What is behind them? Do they indicate there is something wrong with the body? And can they be removed? Let’s find it out. What are these deposits? If you are looking for a scientific name for the yellow deposits […]

Presbyopia Treatment Facts

Presbyopia is the condition when a person can see absolutely well long distance but experiences troubles with objects close up. It generally starts in people over 40 and is very irritating. Everything like reading a book or typing or the like is blurred and spectacles are needed. There are several options of presbyopia treatment. First […]

Prescription Contact Lenses

Prescription contact lenses are not news any more. They are widely used by people whose eyesight leaves much to be desired. They are available for both cases of short-sighted and long-sighted vision correction. It is a great option for those who do not want to wear spectacles all the time. The convenience of prescription contact […]

Eyelid Rash Facts

Eyelid rash is a very unpleasant condition. It creates itching and swelling sensation that interferes with a person’s normal life. Reading and writing come as a problem and other kinds of work as well. The medical name of the condition is eyelid dermatitis and it is characterized by redness, swelling, itching, and pain in the […]

Common Eye Health Problems

Health experts across the US are noticing spikes in the patient’s number who suffer from diabetes. It causes troubles for many reasons and eyesight health is the most common one. In the US, diabetes is considered to be the main cause of blindness. Diabetes sufferers should set it as a goal to keep eye problems […]

Vitamins And Minerals For Good Eye Health

Sore and tired eyes are common problems in computer users. Many of us spend the whole day in front of a computer. They take the 1st place in having tired eyes. If we lived in an ideal world, we would receive all the vitamins and minerals from food. But, nowadays people feel the depletion of […]

Eye Stroke Symptoms and Treatment Options

The word ‘stroke’ is rather terrifying, and the term ‘eye stroke’ also denotes a dangerous condition that can result in sudden vision loss. In this article, we are going to cover what symptoms occur in case of eye stroke, and what treatment options there are available. What is an eye stroke? The scientific name of […]

Common Problems with Eye Contacts

Wearing contacts rather than eyeglasses provides people with freedom, first, you do not need any prescription for sunglasses, second, you may wear standard glasses, you may also swim and see opposing to leaving glasses by a towel where they can be stolen or broken. Anybody wearing contact lens can tell you that they are not […]

Contact Lenses vs. Eye Glasses

The debate is going on what is better to choose: eye glasses or contact lenses? Both of them have advantages and disadvantages. It is essential to consider all the advantages and disadvantages as eyes are of crucial importance in seeing the world. If one can’t see in a proper way, he or she easily misses […]

Eye Health for Women

More than 3.4 million Americans about 40 years old suffer from vision problems, besides 2.25 million of them are women. Actually there are 4 common causes of blindness in adult people – cataract, age-attributed macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Women’s cases outnumber those of men. Women in fact are more predisposed to age-related macular […]

Facts About Eye Care

While working at a computer we rarely think that we need to protect the eyes even with a zero spectacles. The radiation can be harmful for eyesight. Modern computers are with colored displays that affect eyes very fast if you don’t have an anti-glare screen or spectacles. The key is to reduce radiation to maximum. […]