Red eye is a condition where the sclera has become bloodshot. The redness may take the form of various squiggly pink or red lines or look diffusely red on the white of the eye. Sufferers may experience irritation, burning, itching, dryness and pain. This eye condition can also be associated with light sensitivity, watery eyes, blurry vision and discharge.
Archives for November 2019
Common Holiday Eye Safety Hazards and How to Avoid Them
The holidays are meant to be a fun time to create lasting memories with friends and family. Unfortunately, certain activities you may participate in this time of the year can put your eyes at risk, causing damage that might require a visit to an optometrist.
Answering Questions About Costume Contact Lenses
Costume contact lenses can be a fun way to experiment with your appearance. But before you rush to buy a pair, it’s important to understand the risks. Today, your eye doctor answers some of the most common questions concerning costume contact lenses.[Read more…]
Reasons Your Child’s Eyes Hurt and What to Do About It
When your child complains about pain in their eye, you might not know what to do. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to determine what causes eye pain in children, which is why it’s a good idea to bring your child to an eye doctor.
4 Eye Care Tips to Follow When Traveling
As the holidays draw near, you may be planning a trip to visit family or take a much-needed vacation. When getting organized for your trip, don’t forget to consider your eye health.[Read more…]
The Dangers of Driving With Glaucoma
Glaucoma occurs when the optic nerve sustains damage due to increased pressure in your eyes. The condition can cause changes to your vision that may affect your daily life. In particular, you may find driving to be challenging, which is why optical care providers recommend extreme caution.[Read more…]