Can You Get Sunburned Eyes?

The next time you get ready to head to the beach or ski slopes without protective eye gear, take a moment to remember that eyes can get sunburned the same way skin can. Severely sunburned eyes are caused by overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) rays, like those emitted by the sun. This condition is known as […]

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How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)?

Kids are spending more time with screen media — and at younger ages — than ever before. In an effort to help families curb kids’ use, groups such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have released numerical screen limit guidelines, but the reality is that there really is […]

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Eye Drops For Allergies Information

Allergy eyedrops are liquid medicines used to treat symptoms of eye allergies. Eye allergy symptoms include: A burning feeling in your eye Feeling like something is in the eye Itchy eyes Red (bloodshot) eyes Swollen eyelid Tearing An eye allergy can be triggered by the same things that cause hay fever, such as: Pollen Dust […]

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What Can I Do to Improve My Night Vision

For many people, especially older people, the beauty of nighttime is getting obscured by a condition called nyctalopia, more commonly referred to as night blindness. Not only can these people not appreciate the beauty of night, they cannot easily do their regular day-to-day activities like reading, knitting, driving, or even walking at night. Cataracts, nearsightedness, […]

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