How to Not be Afraid of Eye Drops

PROPER EYE DROP APPLICATION Almost 20 percent of people are unable to self-administer eye drops. Others feel extreme anxiety at the thought of letting somebody else do it for them. And yet more, simply hate the idea of eye drops and remain defiantly non-compliant when their doctor prescribes one. Fear of eye drops is extremely common, …Read more

5 Post-Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches For Your Eyes

TURKEY SANDWICHES The second-best thing after a large Thanksgiving turkey dinner? The turkey sandwiches that last for several days afterwards, of course. Somehow, the leftover turkey keeps winter’s festive spirit alive until the Holidays come along, and many people even confess that they look forward to this annual treat more than the actual Thanksgiving spread. …Read more

22 Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Sleep

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT SLEEPING It’s not water-boarding but sleep deprivation that is the single most effective form of torture. Sleep deprivation will kill you more quickly than food deprivation. Do you find it extremely hard to get out of bed in the morning? If your difficulty is chronic, then there’s a name for it: Dysania. You …Read more

7 Things Every Parent Should Know When Buying Eyeglasses For Children

WHAT TO KNOW WHEN BUYING EYEGLASSES FOR CHILDREN Getting kids to wear eyeglasses for the first time is a potentially traumatic experience for both parent and child. It’s a whole new – and initially restrictive – way of looking at the world. A youngster’s world that is one, big rough-and-tumble of joyful games, grand adventures …Read more

First Aid Treatment for Minor Eye Injuries

FIRST AID TIPS FOR POSSIBLE EYE INJURIES First Aid for specks or foreign particles in the eye • Do not rub, or try to remove the irritant from your eye, as you may end up scratching the cornea. • Do not use sharp objects like tweezers. • If the particle is embedded in the eye, …Read more