Yearly Archives: 2017

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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 that’s needed. However, surgery is necessary in the case of cataracts. If you find that you’re having difficulty driving at [...]

2017-12-28T12:22:35+00:00EYE EXAMINATION, Tips|

Why do we close our eyes when we sneeze?

Why do we close our eyes when we sneeze? We generally have little warning that we’re about to sneeze. Some people sneeze two or three times in a row. I tend to hold off on saying “bless you”, or something like that, until I know the other person has stopped sneezing. Sneezing is a protective [...]

2017-12-04T10:10:04+00:00Eye Allergies, Tips|

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 the eyelids.When it happens, your eyelid, usually the upper one, blinks and you can’t make it stop. Sometimes it affects [...]

2017-11-14T12:58:28+00:00Tips|

Why do people close their eyes when they eat something unbelievably delicious?

Why do people close their eyes when they eat something unbelievably delicious? We use all of our senses to enjoy our meals. Our eyes tell us how delicious the cuisine looks. Our ears hear the sizzle and pop. With our noses, we take in the full bouquet of the aroma created by the meal. The [...]

2017-11-08T09:39:20+00:00Tips|

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 UVA and UVB rays from the sun as well.  However, you should wear polycarbonate safety glasses with side protection that [...]

2017-10-24T13:54:55+00:00Eye Safety, Tips|

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 the ensemble creating a convincing look. Although it is desirable to have a comprehensive disguise when costuming, Halloween contacts can [...]

Is It Time To Take Your Child To The Eye Doctor?

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT IT’S TIME TO TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE EYE DOCTOR FOR A SIGHT TEST? Small kiddos cannot really tell their parents when there is a problem with their vision. If it is a condition that has always been present, then it is their normal and they have nothing to make [...]

2017-09-07T10:26:53+00:00EYE EXAMINATION, Tips|

Can Looking Directly into the Sun Hurt My Eyes?

CAN LOOKING DIRECTLY INTO THE SUN HURT MY EYES? Solar retinopathy, or short-term damage to the eyes, occurs when too much ultra-violet light has penetrated the retina when a person has stared at the sun for several minutes. Although it is difficult to quantify the length of time it takes for damage to [...]