Posted: Jan 10, 2017 in News

Preventing Itchy Eyes during Allergy Season

For some people, the allergy season lasts throughout the year. The result is usually red, puffy eyes that also itch, sting and burn. For those living in warmer regions, these eye-aggravating allergies can become a nuisance for as many as 9 out 12 months. Eye allergies develop when the body’s immu...


Posted: Jan 5, 2017 in News

Understanding Streff Syndrome

Also known as non-malingering syndrome, Streff syndrome is a functional eye problem which typically involves blurred or reduced near and distance vision, poor eye movement (both slow and fast) and eye teaming capabilities, a decline in focusing and loss in visual field. It is a condition which is ma...


Posted: Dec 27, 2016 in News

What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

In 1862, a Dutch ophthalmologist, Herman Snellen, came up with a system for measuring visual acuity. Known simply as the Snellen fractions, the test involves you standing at a certain distance from the item you are trying to view. In the US, the standard distance is 20 feet, and hence 20/20 is the i...


Posted: Dec 23, 2016 in News

The Ideal Holiday Season Foods for Good Eye Health

Poor eyesight can significantly impair our quality of life. In absence of healthy vision, what remains is a constant struggle to read, distinguish faces, drive and recognize colors, which can greatly impact our freedom and pleasure. Our eyes need minerals and nutrients, such as vitamin A and C, car...


Posted: Dec 19, 2016 in News

The Link between Your Eyes and Diabetes

Diabetes is a common metabolic disease where your body loses the capability to produce insulin, cannot produce appropriate levels of insulin, or simply cannot use it efficiently for breaking down glucose from food. As you probably know, insulin plays a vital role in breaking down and delivering suga...


Posted: Dec 11, 2016 in News

How Your Vision Changes with Age

As you age, it is normal to experience a decline in physical strength and energy levels, and you have to eat more healthy food. Typically, the human body starts becoming weaker, which also affects your eyes as an age-related decline in performance. Where some individuals may begin experiencing eye-r...


Posted: Dec 5, 2016 in News

5 Symptoms That You Need an Eye Exam

Eye health and eyesight varies from person to person. Hence, there is no standard rule of thumb when it comes to heading in for an eye exam. However, it isn’t like visiting the dentist, where you have to go once every six months. That being said, there are some signs and symptoms that show that yo...


Posted: Nov 22, 2016 in News

Why You Should Not Rub Your Eyes

We love rubbing our eyes, don’t we?! It gives us a sense of satisfaction and relief. If you are tired or have dry eyes due to working on your computer non-stop, nothing feels better than to rub your eyes. Rubbing feels good because it stimulates the tear glands, lubricating your eyes and giving yo...


Posted: Nov 18, 2016 in News

How to Light Your Room to Reduce Eye Strain

Staring at a computer screen for extended periods strains and stresses your eyes. The eyes become dry and itchy and the vision tends to be blurred. You cannot avoid work, but you certainly can take some measures to make your working experience more pleasant and healthy. Too much or too little light ...