5 Tips for Itchy Eyes this Allergy Season

  Clean and stay indoors. Try avoiding the pollen and allergens that are causing your eyes to itch. Allergies can come from many sources: soaps, mold, mildew, and pollen. Try to find the source of your allergies. Check weather sites like weather.com for pollen counts....

Pupil Dilation

As part of your regular eye exam your doctor should dilate your pupils to see the back of your eye (retina). The doctor will put eye drops into your eyes that will start the process. After 15 to 20 minutes your eyes will be fully dilated. As your pupils grow your eyes...

Eye Infection, Red Eye

Eye infections can be caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses. Eye infections can invade your eye and surrounding areas. The most well knows eye infection is pink eye or conjunctivitis. Symptoms Pain Itching Dry Eyes Blurry Vision Swelling Eye Gunk / Discharge Watery...

Stabismus

People who have crossed eyes where the eyes do not line up looking at an object is Strabismus. One eye may be turned in, out, up, or down.  Someone with strabismus may avoid double vision by using one eye to focus on objects resulting in headaches and eye strain....

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in older people. As you age build up in the center of your retina can cause vision loss in the best part of your vision. Symptoms: Blurry Vision Change in Color Perception like Yellowing Wavy...

Presbyopia

As you get older you will notice your vision changing and losing the ability to focus on close up objects this is called Presbyopia. Presbyopia is not a disease it is a natural and normal part of aging. Why? Presbyopia is caused by age and the growth of your eye. Your...

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a treatable eye condition that causes blurry and distorted vision. This common eye condition is caused when someone has an eye shape that is not perfectly round. The refractive error that occurs can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses and surgery....

Hyperopia Farsighted

Hyperopia or farsightedness is common eye problem that causes blurred vision. When you are farsighted objects close up can appear out of focus. Hyperopia typically starts in early child and can be hard to detect in children. Children that do not show interest in...

Myopia Near Sighted

Myopia or nearsightedness is a common eye problem that causes blurred vision. When you are nearsighted objects in the distance can appear out of focus. Myopia typically start in early childhood and change as someone continue to grow into their late teen and early...

Lasik

Lasik is the most common type of refractive eye surgery. Refraction surgery changes the shape of your cornea to reduce the need for eye glasses or corrective lenses. Lasik Surgery can be used to treat different vision issues like: Myopia, Hyperopia, Astigmatism, and...