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Understand Color Blindness

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Cases of Color Blindness are Often Hereditary Color blindness is one of the many eye conditions that affect how you see the world. However, unlike other conditions that cause vision loss, color blindness is more of a defect. It is not blindness at all. Instead, it is a deficiency in how you see color. Color blindness can be more accurately …

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Eye Color and Your Health

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Your Eye Color Can Say a Lot About You One of the very first things people tend to notice about you is your eyes. More specifically, your eye color often catches their attention. The color of the eyes is typically a trait of a child that many parents debate on. Will the baby have light eyes or dark eyes? Regardless, …

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What is Dry Eye?

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Dry Eye Can Be Cause By a Number of Different Factors Several conditions can plague your eyes. Many of them directly affect your vision while some threaten the health of your eyes. Dry eye is one such condition that affects the overall comfort and health of your eyes. Tears are needed to provide appropriate lubrication for your eyes, but with …

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Understanding Ocular Migraines

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Ocular Migraines Greatly Reduce People’s Quality of Life An ocular migraine is an extremely rare condition. According to the American Migraine Foundation, approximately 25-30% of migraine sufferers experience ocular migraines. The term ocular migraine can be confusing for many as it has been used to refer to many migraine conditions. Various issues involving one’s vision characterize all of these migraine …

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August is National Eye Exam Month

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Optometrists All Across the Country Celebrate National Eye Exam Month Regularly visiting your primary care physician and your dentist are all crucial to maintaining your health. However, going to your eye doctor and receiving a comprehensive eye exam is just as important. You need your vision to accomplish even the simplest of life’s tasks. That is why eye care professionals …

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Differentiating Nearsightedness & Farsightedness

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Refractive Errors Cause Myopia and Hyperopia Two of the most common vision conditions people experience are nearsightedness and farsightedness. While nearsightedness is more common that farsightedness, the prevalence of these two conditions continues to rise. Many people dealing with vision issues don’t even seek proper corrective treatment. Part of the reason for this is because many are confused about the …

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How Your Vision Works

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The Eye is a Complex Structure Made of Many Parts Your body has five senses that allow you to perceive the world in its entirety: sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. Your sight is a sense that many believe they couldn’t live without. After all, how can you effectively drive, read and write, prepare food, get dressed, and more without …

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What is Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)?

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Digital Eye Strain is a Growing Condition in Society As technology continues to progress and improve, our reliability on computers to complete tasks at work and in school has also increased. While the screens we use in the forms of computers, tablets, and smartphones present us with many wonderful benefits, they have also led to unfortunate downsides. One of these …

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What are Your Eyebrows and Eyelashes Really For?

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Eyebrows and Eyelashes Both Have Practical Purposes As humans have evolved, the hair on our bodies has continually decreased over time. Only select areas on our bodies continue to have thick layers of hair. Eyebrows and eyelashes are two areas of hair that have remained integral to our overall look as humans. Many people see eyebrows and eyelashes as a …

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Protecting Your Eyes This Fourth of July

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Fireworks are an Integral Part of The Fourth of July Arguably the most anticipated holiday of the entire summer, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate the independence of our country. It involves watching parades, grilling outside, and watching fireworks. It is this last activity that does raise some cause for concern, however. According to a report done …