2018-03-01T20:31:44+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Why do we see mirages?
To make an appointment at West Side Eye Clinic, you can reach us at (504) 347-8434. For more information, you can submit a request at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are located at 4601 Wichers Drive [...]
2018-02-16T11:55:21+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Do sweets affect your eyesight?
Has an excess of sugary sweets affected your eyesight? After indulging in that luscious box of Valentine’s chocolates, and the euphoria has waned somewhat, have you noticed the presence of dry eye, a [...]
2017-12-28T12:22:35+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Do you have Trouble Driving at Night?
DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE DRIVING AT NIGHT? Cataracts and a plethora of other eye conditions are the reasons as to why people have difficulty driving at night. In some cases, an eyeglass prescription is all [...]
2017-11-14T12:58:28+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Why Does My Eye Twitch Sometimes?
Have you ever had an Eye Twitch and wondered why? No one knows what causes this Eye Twich. Many professionals refer to it as blepharospasm. Blepharospasm is a neurological condition characterized by forcible closure of [...]
2017-10-24T13:54:55+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Safety Glasses & Mowing The Lawn
WHY SHOULD I WEAR SAFETY GLASSES WHEN MOWING MY LAWN? Protective eye gear is equally important in many different situations. While mowing and edging your lawn, it is imperative to protect your eyes from hazardous [...]
2017-09-21T13:07:24+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Halloween Contacts …The Dangers of Cosmetic Contact Lenses
HALLOWEEN CONTACTS… THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC CONTACT LENSES Masquerading is fun, especially for Halloween. There are so many different costumes to choose from and specialty makeup is so readily available. Cosmetic contact lenses can complete [...]
2017-08-16T12:17:01+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Solar Eclipse & Your Eyes
On August 21, 2017, we will have the rare opportunity to experience a total solar eclipse. The last time a total solar eclipse was visible across the entire contiguous United States was during the June [...]
2017-07-24T08:37:06+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Do you have Itchy, Watery Eyes?
EYE ALLERGIES Do you have itchy, watery eyes? Are your eyelids swollen? Do you have redness and irritation? Are you experiencing soreness, burning, pain, or sensitivity to light? If you are presenting these symptoms, chances [...]
2017-07-03T13:19:32+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on What Does It Mean To Be Color Blind?
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE COLOR BLIND? Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the inability or decreased capacity to see color or to see differences in color. There are three main [...]
2017-05-25T12:12:09+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on The Human Eye
How Complex is The Human Eye The human eye is sometimes referred to as the most complex organ in our body. This is quite amazing for something so small and when compared to other important organs [...]
2017-05-16T13:14:57+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Video Games & Eyesight
HOW CAN VIDEO GAMES AFFECT YOUR VISION? Video games have become increasingly popular since there inception in the 1980’s. They require the player to stare at the screen over long playing periods, giving the player [...]
2017-05-01T09:30:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Sunglasses – Fashion or Protection
Sunglasses are so much more than fashion accessories....They protect your eyes. When you slip on your favorite pair of shades every time you leave the house, there’s so much more going on than meets the [...]
2017-03-02T12:54:48+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Electronics Are Hurting Your Eyes
TVs, Cell Phones, I-Pads, Oh My! Electronic devices are a part of our daily lives. We have gotten used to having and enjoying them every day. In fact, the average American spends about 9-11 hours every [...]