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Dry Eye Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Remedies

Dry Eye Syndrome, medically known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide. It happens when your eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly.

UV Protection How to Choose the Best Sunglasses for Eye Health

You likely apply sunscreen to protect your skin. Likewise, sunglasses with proper UV protection is essential to preserve your eyes.

Understanding the Symptoms and Causes of Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis or pink eye is a common eye ailment. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states that many people, especially children, suffer from this eye condition. Knowing more about the symptoms and causes of conjunctivitis can help you recognize it and seek early treatment. Here are the details.

Retinal Imaging With the Optos® California Machine

Your eye health determines the state of your sight and your overall wellness. A comprehensive eye examination helps detect the aspects of your eyes that the naked eye cannot. Technological advancement in retinal imaging helps experts catch eye conditions like macular degeneration. It helps to do so early before they worsen.

Why You Should Request an OCT Scan With Your Eye Doctor

Eye care is a critical part of your health. Expert eye doctors recommend regular comprehensive eye exams, especially for people with existing eye issues. They recommend that once you turn 40, you should make eye exams regular, even if you do not have any eye issues. The reason? After 40, your eyes are predisposed to develop problems.

The Difference Between Dry Eye and Allergies

A common example of two conditions with very close matching symptoms is dry eye and allergy-related issues. So how do you tell the difference between the two?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Eyes?

Most people have heard of diabetes – a common condition that occurs when your body is unable to regulate its own blood sugar levels, meaning that it can get dangerously high or low. What many people don’t realize is that unstable blood sugar levels can affect many different elements of your health, including the health of your eyes.

How to Choose the Right Contact Lenses

How do you choose the right contact lenses? With so many contact lens options available in the market, choosing the best contact lenses can be difficult. But that is not a decision you should make alone — your eye doctor will help you choose the right ones.

Importance of A Routine Eye Exam

Routine eye exams are important if you want optimal eye health and quality of life. But many people often overlook eye exams while planning annual preventive health visits. At best, they assume occasional eye screening will do.

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