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Category Archives: Eye Health
5 Signs You Should Visit the Eye Doctor
Ideally, your annual eye exam is enough to cover your eye health. However, there are several tell-tale signs that your eyes require extra—and immediate— attention. Here are five signs you should visit the eye doctor: 1. Eye pain It’s never a good idea to put up with painful eye symptoms. There are many causesContinue reading “5 Signs You Should Visit the Eye Doctor”
Do I Need to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter?
As the days get colder—and shorter—a common question comes to mind: do I need to wear sunglasses in the winter? Although you may feel less heat from the sun during the winter months, don’t be fooled: your sunglasses are just as important on chilly winter days as they are during the summer. HereContinue reading “Do I Need to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter?”
The Effects of Chlorine on the Eyes
Have you ever felt a slight burning in your eyes after a swim? Or looked in the mirror after an afternoon in the pool and noticed red, agitated eyes? Irritation is a common reaction when eyes come into contact with chlorine. The Effects of Chlorine Chlorine is a sanitizing agent commonly added to poolContinue reading “The Effects of Chlorine on the Eyes”
Are Eyelash Extensions Safe for the Eyes?
In recent years, eyelash extensions have grown in popularity. If you do a quick search online, you will find countless salon ads promoting it and countless articles about it. However, you won’t find many sources giving real information on health risks and potential issues of this service. The truth is we tend to automatically associateContinue reading “Are Eyelash Extensions Safe for the Eyes?”
Blue Light and Your Eyes—Should You Be Worried?
Few of us know about the adverse effects of blue light. Let’s start by defining blue light. What is Blue Light? The sunlight is formed by red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet light rays among several shades of these colors which, when combined, form the “white light” that we see. Each ofContinue reading “Blue Light and Your Eyes—Should You Be Worried?”