Can Pregnancy Affect My Vision?

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Your body undoubtedly goes through many different changes with pregnancy, but did you know it can actually affect your vision? Statistics indicate that as much as 15 percent of all pregnant women deal with vision problems at one point or another during their pregnancy. There are many reasons for this, but some of the top factors are changes in hormones, …


Contact Care 101

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If you wear contacts, chances are, you know just how important it is to properly care for them. It can be easy to get lazy and slack on their care, but this can be detrimental to the longevity of the contacts and your vision. If not worn correctly or cleaned improperly, contact lenses carry a risk of eye infection – …


The Science Behind Optical Illusions!

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Optical illusions are one of the coolest things the human eye can see, legitimately. It’s safe to say we’ve all had our minds blown at one time or another by an optical illusion, but do you know what’s really going on there? In the most basic sense, optical illusions occur when a background pattern makes certain shapes and lines that …


What Exactly is Glaucoma?

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Glaucoma is one of the most common eye diseases, affecting more than 3 million U.S. residents over the age of 40. The disease damages your eye’s optic nerve and happens as a result of fluid building up in the front part of the eye. The fluid builds up, then puts pressure on the eye, leading to damage to the optic …


Does Smoking Affect My Eye Health?

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It is no secret that smoking causes serious damage to your lungs and overall health, but have you ever thought about how it affects your vision? Yes, smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, and a wide range of other serious health ailments, but it also can lead to vision loss. Researchers note that smoking is the most preventable cause of …


5 Eye Care Tips for the New Year!

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2018 is officially here, which means it’s time to set yourself up for a happy and healthy year. Many people use the start of a new year to reflect and make some positive changes in their life, something which we fully embrace. From finally securing that yoga membership to trading in french fries for salads, there are many different ways …


Sexy Eyewear Trends for 2018

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2018 is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start making note of all the upcoming trends. One of the most exciting fashion trends of 2018 is eyewear. In recent years, fashion eyewear has become a huge industry, catering to young hipsters and fashionable older adults all at the same time. Eyeglasses don’t just help you see better, …


Eye Makeup Safety Tips

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Women of all ages choose to wear makeup for many reasons. Not only does it enhance your natural facial features, but it is a fun way to add a little style and zest to your life. While makeup is a go-to for many, it can also be dangerous when used improperly. Mascara, eyeshadow, eyeliner, foundation, cover up, blemish treatments, and …


How Does Someone Get Pink Eye?

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Pink eye is often associated with little kids, but in truth anyone can get it, including adults and senior citizens. Pink eye is spread through a variety of ways, including touching surfaces that have become infected with bacteria, swimming in a pool that contains viruses, and allergies. Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye occurs when the thin, clear tissue that …


The Perfect Holiday Gift From First Eye Care

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The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to start thinking about that special someone in your life and what the perfect gift for them will be. Sure, you can go the usual route and get them something from their list or that beautiful diamond necklace they’ve been coveting, or you could get them something they actually need. Eyeglasses …