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 …

5 incredible eye facts you didn’t know

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Our eyes are pretty amazing parts of our body. These tiny, yet powerful organs are the number one entity in which we are able to see and interpret the world. We use them for pretty much everything we do, and they even play a big part in what people see when they look back at us. It’s important to take …

5 Foods for Healthy Eyes 

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We know you have heard the saying before, “you are what you eat,” and we know you may be tired of hearing it, but frankly it is the truth. What you eat provides the nutrients and vitamins as to what your body uses as fuel, and what it uses to nourish itself and functioning parts. This is why it’s important …