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“Bette Davis Eyes” Why Some People Have Blue Eyes

"Bette Davis Eyes" Why Some People Have Blue Eyes Do you remember the 80's hit song "Bette Davis Eyes"? Bette Davis, the actress known for playing strong, independent women, had deep blue eyes. Her signature eyes made her famous. However, during the era of black and white cinematography, those blue eyes often tended to be photograph in black and white and appeared brown or hazel. [...]

2018-08-10T13:51:54+00:00Tips|

Are Staring Contests Bad For Your Eyes?

Staring Contests As a child, have you ever engaged in a staring contest with a friend where the first one to blink loses the competition? It all seems rather harmless in the scheme of things. Just a friendly little competition for the fun of it! However, are staring contests bad for our eyes? Blinking [...]

Can Spicy Foods Affect Your Eyesight?

CAN SPICY FOODS AFFECT YOUR EYESIGHT? Spicy foods negatively affect a poorly operating digestive system and can unblock congested sinus passageways, but the question is: can spicy food affect our eyesight? Nothing has been scientifically verified to prove a connection between eating spicy food and a negative affect on your eyesight. However, when preparing meals [...]

2018-04-20T14:08:45+00:00Eye Safety, Tips|

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 info@westsideeyeclinic.com. We are located at 4601 Wichers Drive in Marrero and are at your service Monday through Wednesday from 9am – 5pm; Thursday and Friday from 9am – [...]

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|