How Can Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

Diabetes is a condition that can cause damage to the eyes over time, leading to vision loss and blindness. Diabetes occurs when the body fails to process food properly as energy. People with long-term diabetes have a high risk of developing eye diseases or conditions. Managing diabetes and getting regular eye exams can help protect vision and eye health.

Glasses Vs. Contact Lenses: Which Are Right for You?

When choosing between glasses and contacts, you need to consider different factors. They include your lifestyle, eye condition, convenience, and comfort level. When choosing between glasses and contact lenses, here is what you should consider. 

How Do Eyes Change As We Age?

The human eyes fully develop when one reaches their early 20s. They tend to stay the same all through the 30s. But as people get older, they begin to notice changes in vision clarity. At this point in life, most people start developing changes in eye function resulting from eye conditions and diseases.

Top Tips for Keeping Kids’ Eyes Healthy

Every parent wants to ensure their children are as healthy as they can be. Health is vital for children to have the best childhood they can have. Eye health is one area that incredibly impacts the quality of your child’s life. A child with healthy eyes has an easier time enjoying their everyday activities like playing with others and learning in school.

Importance of Sunglasses With UV Protection

When most people think of sun-related damage, they think of their skin. Rarely do people think that sun damage also affects their eyes. However, studies show that radiation from the sun through UV rays damages the eyes over time. It causes age-related eye diseases that can result in blindness.

How Can Blue Light Damage the Eyes?

As you read this article, you are likely exposing your eyes to blue light. There is a need for concern about spending long days on digital devices because it can hurt your eyes due to the high level of blue light they emit. Here are some facts about the consequences of blue light exposure for the eyes.

Types of Dry Eye Treatments and Their Effectiveness

Dry eyes occur when the eyes cannot produce enough lubrication. You can experience burning, scratchy eyes, sensitivity to light, blurry vision, or red eyes. Unfortunately, there is no cure for the condition. However, you can prevent its symptoms from being disruptive to everyday life. Below are various dry eye treatments and their effectiveness to help you if you struggle with dry eyes.

Is My Child a Candidate for Ortho-k?

Young kids tend to be very active at school and in sports. If your child has myopia, they might find staying active with prescription eyewear very challenging. Here is where ortho-k lenses come in.

Dry Eyes

My Dry Eye Experience: The most common cause of dry eyes you’ve probably never heard of and my go to solution.

Child's Eye Exam

After a routine eye exam, a concerned parent may ask me, "how are you going to check my kid's eyes? I could barely tell which option was better!"