Have you ever heard of snow blindness? Did you know that you can have sunburned eyes? This unique condition, also known as photokeratitis, can happen with or without the presence of snow. Our eyes are delicate organs th... Read More
A few days ago, I called up an old buddy of mine who I hadn’t seen in a while to ask if he wanted to catch up over a few beers. Now, I’m not much of a beer or alcohol drinker anymore since I recently started my journey to better health, but every... Read More
To be blunt, it feels really weird when your muscles do something you didn’t tell them to. This is true regardless of whether the movement was a jerking leg or your left eye twitching.
It is understandable, then, to be concerned or curious abou... Read More
Temporary blindness, also known as fleeting blindness, is a temporary loss of vision. People often find temporary blindness to be a problematic issue, especially when its onset is sudden.
Vision problems are common in today’s day and age. This shou... Read More
An eye stye (sty) resembles a pimple or a bump on the inside or outside of your eyelid.
A stye occurs when an oil gland from the eyelid gets infected, generally as a result of a staphylococcal bacteria eye infection. Our bodies are covered with “go... Read More
It may seem like I’m a little late on this one, but the American Optometry Association declared March as “Save Your Vision” month. Sure, the month is over and we’re now beginning April, but I think it’s still worth passing on the word. Besi... Read More
I hate to be the bearer of bad news (again), but as a loyal reader, I have to warn you: if you’re over 50, there’s no way around it—you’re at risk for losing your sight. In fact, four major eye diseases become a reality once you hit the half-... Read More
Patients with Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder that typically affects the thyroid gland, may also experience Graves’ eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy as it’s also known, which causes bulging eyes and the doubling of vision due to... Read More