Doctors Help Patient Find The 17 Missing Contact Lenses She Lost

For years, a 67 year old British woman experienced eye discomfort. She didn’t think too much about it. She assumed that it was a symptom of getting older. That changed the day she showed up for cataract surgery. According to this article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/health/contact-lenses-stuck-eye.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fwell&action=click&contentCollection=well&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront, that grainy feeling she had been noticing was, in fact, 17 contact lenses that had become stuck… More →

Should You Sleep In Your Contact Lenses?

If you wear contacts on a daily basis, chances are you’ve fallen asleep wearing your contact lenses more than once. It’s common knowledge that eye doctors don’t support this practice, but how bad could wearing your contacts to bed really be?   It’s important to know how wearing contacts every day affects your body. The contact lens is a foreign… More →

Eye Care Health in Pets: Ailments and Checkups

Owning a pet comes with great responsible one of which is health concerns, especially eye health. Unlike humans who can talk and tell you when there is something wrong with their eyes, animals can’t do this. Most eye problems in pets go unnoticed until it is too late. It is important to keep a keen eye on your pet’s eye… More →

Research Shows that Using Nutrients in Lowering the Risk of Macular Degeneration Will Improve Eye Health

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/eating-for-eye-health/?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fwell&action=click&contentCollection=well&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=search&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0   Our eyes are the most valuable parts of the bodies. Imagine how much you rely on them throughout your everyday life including using a computer, iPhone or iPad with a screen for extended periods of time. This is extremely stressful. Headaches and dry eyes can occur and lead to more extensive damage over time, but studies are discovering… More →

Eye Expert Issues Warning About “Contact” Sleeping

Contact lenses are so convenient and comfortable that wearers may forget about them, even when they go to bed. However, one eye expert believes that such “contact” sleeping is an unhealthy and potentially harmful practice, and he has some facts to support his claim. Dr. Thomas Steinemann, a spokesman for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is critical of both the… More →

Common Problems associated with the Eye

A recent news article by journal times reported that people who want to maintain a clear vision and have a long term eye health should consider preventive care for the eye. According to doctors, the importance of routine eye care is that it’s responsible for identifying future eye problems. Also, people who visit a health specialist from time to time… More →

Tips on Keeping Your Eyes Healthy with Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are becoming all the rage nowadays with more and more people looking to get away from eyeglasses. If you’ve ever become tired of the problems associated with glasses, it might be time to give contact lenses a try. Unfortunately, many people who do not have much knowledge about how to take care of their contacts find that they… More →

Can Contacts Be Dangerous to Wear?

There are millions of contact lens wearers all throughout the world. Contacts are becoming the preferred method of correcting your vision because it’s much more comfortable and versatile than wearing a pair of eyeglasses. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous to wear contacts if you’re not taking care of them properly. The one thing that you need to understand when… More →