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Battling Dry Eyes During Winter

With outdoor temperature dropping significantly during winter, the air also cools down, resulting in less humidity compared to the rest of the year. During winter, cold winds blowing outside are dehydrating for our eyes as well as our skin, both of which need adequate moisture to stay healthy. For our eyes, exposure to cold, dry… Read More


Dealing with Diabetic Retinopathy

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy can develop when a patient living with type 2 diabetes has high blood sugars that damage the blood vessels in the retina, a part of the eye that’s critical to helping the brain form images that help make sense of the visible world. There are two types of diabetic… Read More


Dangers of Halloween Contact Lenses

Looking to complete your Halloween costume with those piercing vampire eyes? How about just wanting deep violet eyes to match your purple sweater? Or even something unique like a personalized team or celebrity logo on your eyes? You can have all of these looks with decorative contact lenses (sometimes called “fashion,” “costume,” or “colored” contact… Read More


Eye Health for High School and College Students

High school and college students often have a lot on their plates. But a busy academic life is no excuse to take shortcuts with eye health. Many potential eye problems can strike anyone, and students along with other young adults should be especially careful about these things related to their vision. Be Aware Around Screens… Read More


Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration, often called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an eye disorder associated with aging and results in damaging sharp and central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. AMD affects the macula, the central part the retina that allows the… Read More


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