One possible culprit could be dry eyes. Dry eyes occur when your eyes don’t produce enough tears, or when the tears evaporate too quickly. […]
Do I Need Glasses? 5 Signs You Might
Trouble reading, blurry vision, or squinting more often than usual are just a few signs that tell you and your eye doctor you may need glasses. […]
How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?
Many people do not often go for regular eye exams. Depending on your age, your eye exam frequency can vary. For adults between 19 to 60, it is essential to have regularly scheduled eye exams every two years, even if there are no serious concerns. Depending on your age and the condition of your eyes, […]
Are Blue Eyes More Sensitive to Light?
When lights hurt your eyes, minor irritation can cause you to squint. More severe cases may urge you to hide under your sunglasses, away from bright places. Light sensitivity symptoms can be debilitating and impact your quality of life if it persists. Blue eyes are more sensitive to light. The light-coloured iris may not protect […]
Can You Use Eye Drops With Contacts?
Going from wearing eyeglasses all the time to using contact lenses instead is a massive quality of life improvement for many people. Unfortunately, if someone is prone to dry eye syndrome, wearing contacts can aggravate these symptoms. If dry eyes are a common problem you have, hope is not lost. There are a couple of […]
How Should Glasses Fit?
Your glasses provide you with clear vision every time you wear them. If you’re wearing your glasses daily, they should fit comfortably on your ears and nose. Your optometrist and optician can help fit your glasses, but how do you know if they fit well? Continue reading to learn more about your glasses, including how […]
Do Contact Lenses Expire?
Whether you have traditional or specialty contact lenses, caring for them is essential for your eye health. Removing, cleaning, and replacing your contact lenses when needed can help prevent potential problems. With the maintenance contacts need, do they ever expire? Continue reading to learn more about contact lenses, including if they expire and how you […]
What Happens If You Don’t Treat Dry Eyes?
Dry eyes are a fairly common condition that can cause pain and even vision loss. To reduce friction and keep vision sharp, the eye constantly produces tears. Some people, however, are unable to produce tears normally, or their tears evaporate too quickly. When this happens, it can result in pain and vision problems. Chronic dry […]
Why Do I Wake Up with Dry Eyes?
Dry eyes are irritating and uncomfortable. This is a common issue among people of all ages. Learn more about how you can get relief from dry eyes. […]
Do I Need an Eye Test for Contact Lenses?
Glasses are incredible advancements in medical technology that can correct various vision problems. However, they are not suitable for everyone’s lifestyle. Contact sports or manual jobs requiring eye protection make contact lenses more desirable in many situations. If you’ve never had contact lenses, you’ll need to book a contact lens fitting exam. Even if you’ve […]