Monthly Archives: May 2021

Spring Allergies And Your Eyes

Spring is in the air, and that means so are allergies! Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, and they can be particularly hard on our eyes, leaving them red, itchy, and watery. Why does this happen and what can we do about it? Why Do We Get Seasonal Allergies? While there are plenty… Read More


Understanding Retinal Detachment

The retina is the nerve tissue that lines the inside back wall of your eye. Light travels through the pupil and lens and is focused on the retina, where it is converted into a neural impulse and transmitted to the brain. If there is a break in the retina, fluid can track underneath the retina… Read More


Eye Safety in Sports

Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year. The good news is that 90% of serious eye injuries could be prevented by wearing appropriate protective eyewear. How to Prevent Sports Eye Injuries Different activities and sports have different levels of risk for eye injury. Make sure that you’re using the right… Read More


Q&A With Dr. Malik

With over 25 years in the field of Ophthalmology, Dr. Malik’s experience as a leader in the field of cataract surgery is on display in an interactive Q&A session with questions from our friends on social media! Have a look at the curiosities of our community and the answers directly from Dr. Malik! Q: How… Read More


Eye Safety in the Workplace

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated March as national Workplace Eye Wellness Month. By raising awareness and sharing useful information throughout the month, the goal is to provide employers and workers with valuable resources that teach the importance of proper eye care and protection while on the job. Experts project over 160 million people will… Read More


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