Winter is just around the corner and temperatures are plummeting. The frigid temperatures tend to bring drier air, which can put you at risk of developing dry eye syndrome. In today’s post, Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care, your trusted eye specialist, shares some ways to manage
Although driving is a routine task, it can still be a challenging activity. If you have vision impairment, you need optimum visual assistance to ensure your ease and safety when driving. Prescription and polarized eyewear may have answered these eye care needs in the past, but
The most important part of keeping your eyes healthy and functioning well is the ability to commit to regular, scheduled eye examinations. As with other issues, eye problems start small. Regular checkups can spot eye problems before they worsen, which makes it easier for them to
Protecting your eyes is important no matter the season. Nonetheless, there are special precautions you may take for a particular time of the year. To help you maintain your eyesight all year round, Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care discusses some ways you can care for your eyes per
Dry eye syndrome is a condition caused by a lack of quality tears for washing your eyes, an activity that keeps your eyes nourished and lubricated. It's not so much the inability to produce tears as much as the inability to produce the kind of tears your eyes need to function
Aside from providing lubrication, your tears also wash away foreign debris in your eyes. They help keep the surface of the eyes smooth, providing you clear vision. When your eyes fail to produce an adequate amount or consistent quality of tears, dry eye syndrome may occur.
Some of the most common eye issues include:
Most daily activities now involve technology. Whether at home, school, or work, you will deal with a blue light device. Spending prolonged time in front of the computer, for instance, can take a toll on your eyes. This results in digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) conducts their annual American Eye-Q® survey to increase eye health awareness. According to the latest survey, most Americans experience digital eyestrain because of excessive device usage.
Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis or LASIK is a common procedure that corrects refractive eye errors. This treatment involves creating a thin flap in the cornea and removing corneal tissue under the flap. Patients with myopia have their cornea flattened while patients with