How to Protect Your Eyes From Halloween Makeup
Halloween costumes are notorious for heavy makeup and face paint, but did you know that costume makeup contains chemicals and additives that can be potentiallyRead More
Top 10 Tips For Contact Lens Wearers
If you wear contact lenses, you’ll want to read our list of the top 10 healthy habits that all contact lens wearers should follow. DoRead More
When are Atropine Eye Drops Used?
Atropine is an essential eye drop used by eye doctors in both the diagnosis and treatment of many eye conditions. When you go for yourRead More
Eyelid Inflammation: Chalazion
What is a chalazion? A chalazion is a lump that forms under the skin of the eyelid. It can develop when the meibomian gland becomesRead More
Can COVID-19 Cause Conjunctivitis?
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough, and respiratory problems. However, in rare cases, the virus can also cause an eye infectionRead More
Can Pregnancy Affect Vision?
Most moms-to-be are well aware of the bodily changes that remind you on a daily basis that you are expecting— the most common being: morning sickness, food aversions, heightened sense of smell, swollen ankles, headaches, exhaustion, and many other uncomfortable yet normal pregnancy symptoms. What you may not know is that these physiological changes that take place during pregnancy can also lead to changes in your eyes and vision.Read More
Common Contact Lens Problems
While wearing contact lenses is a safe alternative to eyeglasses, they can come with problems that you may not expect— especially if you are a new contact lens wearer. Here are some of the most common contact lens problems, and how to avoid them.Read More
Contact Lenses: What Can Go Wrong?
When it comes to eyewear, contact lenses offer many benefits. But contact lens use can also cause serious complications to your eye health and vision,Read More
Systemic Diseases That Cause Dry Eye
Up to 70 percent of patients with systemic conditions suffer from dry eye. Dry eyes is a common condition caused by insufficient tear quantity, orRead More
How Does the Demodex Mite Cause Blepharitis?
What are demodex mites? The demodex mite can cause blepharitis, resulting in inflammation of the eyelids and severe dry eye. Demodex folliculorum is a typeRead More
Lesions of the Eyelids
What is an eyelid lesion? An eyelid lesion is a growth that develops on the eyelid, this can be a serious tumor or just aRead More
Internal Eye Infections
Here is a guide to the most common internal eye infections, their symptoms, and treatment methods. Eye infections can be quite uncomfortable, causing redness, pain,Read More
What Are Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are designed to cover the cornea, the clear covering of the eye. They stay in place by adhering to the tear film of the eye, and through the pressure from the eyelids. When you blink, your eyelid glides over the contact lens, enabling a cleansing and lubricating action to keep the contact lens comfortable on the cornea.Read More
What is the primary function of the retina? The retina is a thin layer of tissue that contains millions of light-sensitive cells (rods and cones),Read More
What is the cornea? The cornea is the clear, protective outer layer of the eye. It acts as a barrier and filter— protecting our eyesRead More
Guide to Eye Conditions
Early detection of most eye conditions can ensure you maintain clear sight and enjoy years of good eye health. Have you been told you have an eye disease or need eye surgery? There are 4 main eye diseases, and many others than can impact your vision.Read More
What is the function of the eyelid? Your eyelids play a crucial role in protecting your ocular health. Eyelids cover the delicate cornea. Without theRead More
Conjunctivitis and Eye Infections
Eye infections can cause redness, pain and inflammation, and can even lead to permanent vision loss if not treated effectively. Approximately 1 in 300 peopleRead More
Pinguecula and Pterygium
Pingueculae and pterygia are benign growths that appear on the eye’s conjunctiva, the clear covering over the white part of your eye. What is aRead More
What is Glaucoma?
Have you been diagnosed with Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a progressive ocular disease that causes vision loss from damage to the optic nerve, which is responsible for carrying visual signals between the eye and brain.Read More
Children’s Eye Emergencies
What is an eye emergency? An eye emergency is any situation that poses a threat to a child’s eye health or vision. Eye injuries accountRead More
A Guide to Eye Infections
Up to 1 in 8 of all children will have an eye infection each year. Parents should be aware of the symptoms of an eye infection to enable prompt identification and treatment. Eye infections can be serious and may cause permanent vision loss. Effective treatment is always needed, especially when bacteria, viruses, or fungi invade the eye or the surrounding areas. The most common eye infections that affect children are called Viral and Bacterial Conjunctivitis— both highly contagious.Read More
Primary Eye Care
Home > Primary Eye Care Primary Eye Care Why are regular eye exams important? Can eye disease be prevented? What are the signs and symptomsRead More