Contact Lens Use and Coronavirus [COVID-19]

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus [COVID – 19], frequent handwashing to reduce the risk of viral exposure is critical. The manner in which the coronavirus spreads is not entirely understood but transfer of viral particles by hand is believed to be a primary method of viral dissemination. Coronavirus particles can reside on surfaces and …Read more

Top 10 American Cities That are Bad for The Eyes

AMERICAN CITIES THAT MAY HARM YOUR EYES Geography and climate have such an enormous impact on eye health. Some of the most scenic places in United States – cities that look pristine, fresh and clean all year round — can leave you with allergies, irritations and all sorts of other eye-related problems that you’d never …Read more

Thinking of Wearing Contact Lenses While on The Pill? Bad Idea!

CORRELATION BETWEEN CONTACT LENSES AND BIRTH CONTROL PILLS Whoever thought there could be a correlation between contact lenses and your birth control pills? But this correlation certainly exists – so much so that some oral contraceptive manufacturers are especially mentioning contact lenses in their statutory warnings. And practitioners are being told to stay alert to …Read more

Eeek!!! Do You Have `Eye Mites’ Living And Raising A Family In Your Eyelashes?

FACTS ABOUT DEMODEX MITES This topic is deeply distressing on so many levels. Nobody welcomes the thought of creepy-crawlies living in their eyelashes, but if you’re knee-deep into your pets, like I am, and cannot imagine sleeping at night without your dog cuddled up next to you, the news is doubly unwelcome because there’s a …Read more

90% Of Work-Related Eye Injuries Are Avoidable: What Are you Doing To Stay Safe?

TIPS TO AVOID WORK-RELATED EYE INJURIES Approximately 2,000 workers in the United States suffer job-related eye injuries every single day. Not just minor cuts and scratches, but serious enough accidents that require immediate medical intervention. If you work at any of these jobs, you should also know that with the right eye protection, you can …Read more

Is Reading While Lying Down Bad for The Eyes?

PERMANENT EYE DAMAGE A topic about eye health that’s currently doing the rounds in social media is reading while lying down. Rumor has it that some research studies have proved a connection between this common habit and permanent eye damage. And concerned people are looking back to years of curling up in bed with a …Read more

Did You Know That Contact Lens Wearers Carry An Extra Bad Bacteria In Their Eyes?

DISADVANTAGE OF WEARING CONTACT LENS Let’s face it. The primary reason why people wear content lenses is to look good. It’s a very persuasive reason of course, if wearing spectacles makes you feel less confident in social situations or hampers your professional life in any way. And if you haven’t yet considered the absolute freedom …Read more

Top 10 American Cities That Promote Good Eye Health

AMERICA’S EYE-HEALTHY CITY If you are one of the 166 million Americans in need of vision correction, or extremely prone to allergies and other weather-induced irritants, the environment you live in will have an enormous impact on your eyes. Here are some useful tips about geographical locations that support good eye conditions and a list …Read more

Stop Pink Eye From Spreading in a Classroom

FACTS ABOUT PINK EYE (CONJUNCTIVITIS) If you are a parent or a teacher, you are well aware of the scrouge of Pink Eye Conjunctivitis in a classroom. Once a child gets it, others go down like dominoes with the infection. This contagion of inflamed eyes is an enthusiastic traveler, spreading quickly through direct contact with …Read more

9 Ways Your Smoking Habit is Also Injurious To Your Eyes

SMOKING HABITS THAT CAN HARM YOUR EYES Lungs and heart are not the only essential organs that get compromised by the habit of smoking. With many years of smoking, vision also begins to degenerate, but because blindness isn’t life-threatening, this worrisome fact is often overlooked when putting out statutory warnings against smoking. There are 4,700 …Read more