Monday, June 12, 2017
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Conjunctivitis, better known as “pink eye” is a condition caused by the inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and the surface of the white part of your eye. It is a highly infectious condition, quickly spreading from person to person if one isn’t careful.
One of the most common reasons for pink eye is a bacterial infection. In such cases, your eye doctor may prescribe antibiotics to help fight the infection and advise you to avoid going to work for a few days. Pink eye is not a life-threatening disease and should clear up in 7-10 days with regular use of the prescribed antibiotics. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2n9C7KH
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
According to an optometrist, there are three habits that can actually cause damage to your eyes.
Rubbing Your Eyes
It may be an instinctive reaction when you’re tired or stressed, but rubbing your eyes can be bad for your vision. Rubbing your eyes is bad for many reasons: firstly, the action causes damage to the capillaries in your eyelids, which makes your skin age more quickly. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2oGnMCy
Monday, December 26, 2016
Eye exams, as they are performed in an eye care center, are done to get invaluable data about a child’s eye health. According to American pediatric groups, there are national standards for performing eye health exams.
It is important for parents to sit down and talk to their child about their upcoming eye exam. A parent should let the child know that he or she will be prompted to look at and identify certain objects for the doctor. These may be letters, shapes of light, or pictures on the wall. The parent should also explain that eye drops may be applied to his or her eyes, but these will not hurt. Being honest with the child is important, because it allays their fears and calms them down. Read more from this blog: