If your eyes hurt when looking at digital screens like your phone or computer, your eye doctor may recommend blue light glasses. While blue light glasses can benefit your eyes, how do you know if they work well? How can you test your new lenses? Continue reading to learn more about blue light glasses, including […]
Is Macular Degeneration Hereditary?
Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD, is among the most common eye diseases in the world. It develops slowly, but it can permanently affect your eyesight if left unmanaged. But is it an eye disease that can pass through generations? And what can you do to manage your risk of developing […]
Why Are My Eyes So Sensitive to Light?
Is Light Sensitivity a Problem? Light is essential for healthy vision. But light sensitivity can be uncomfortable. In some cases, sensitivity can lead you to avoid situations or experience pain from even minor light sources. Light sensitivity can be a symptom of a medical condition or eye disease. When you’re avoiding light, it’s time for […]
Is VR Bad for Your Eyes?
Virtual Reality & Eye Health Technology is an essential part of our everyday life, for work and play. Many technologies are developing rapidly, making it challenging to understand how each affects our health. Screen time and video games have long been a debated topic for eye health, particularly with the effects of digital eye strain. […]
What Do Optometrists Check During Eye Exams?
Understanding Your Eye Exam An eye exam gives us a comprehensive look into the total health of your eyes. Many people think they don’t need regular eye exams unless they have a vision problem—this isn’t true. Eye exams are important for everyone, even if your vision is clear. They can help determine the health of […]