Posts Categorized: Vision Problems

How to Protect Your Eyes from a Sunburn and Snow Blindness

Snow dusted treetops, white-capped peaks, and fresh powder lure many of us to the mountains from late fall through the early spring. As we move full-steam ahead into long weekends spent adventuring in the snow, don’t neglect to properly shield your eyes from the snow’s highly reflective surface. Sunburned eyes or snow blindness is one […]

Retinal Imaging: A Revolution in Disease Detection & Prevention

A visit to the optometrist is not only to check your vision but also the health of your retina, a layer of tissue containing light-sensitive cells lining the back of your eye. Your retina is responsible for triggering nerve impulses that are sent to the brain via the optic nerve forming a visual image. Checking […]

The 3 Most Common Age-Related Eye Diseases

Your Grandpa Al just had surgery last month to treat his glaucoma. Or wait – was it cataracts? Maybe it was macular degeneration but you can’t be sure. If you’ve ever confused the three most common age-related eye diseases – glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration – you’re not alone. All three conditions cause a loss […]

7 Ways to Relieve Digital Eye Strain and Improve Your Productivity

After working at a computer for extended periods of time, do your eyes feel strained? You could be suffering from digital eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome. Here are some of the symptoms: Headaches Tired, red or itchy eyes Double or blurred vision Eye twitching Neck and shoulder pain According to the American […]