Tips to Help You Tackle Eye Allergies

Have allergies turned your eyes red and puffy? You’re not alone — millions of people deal with the condition, also called allergic conjunctivitis. A cold compress can give you a quick fix before heading out in public. But for long-term relief, you need to know your triggers and treat the symptoms. What Are the Symptoms…

10 Foods That Are Good for Your Eyes

1. Raw Red Peppers Bell peppers give you the most vitamin C per calorie. That’s good for the blood vessels in your eyes, and science suggests it could lower your risk of getting cataracts. It’s found in many vegetables and fruits, including bok choy, cauliflower, papayas, and strawberries. Heat will break down vitamin C, so…

Eye Test

It’s important for adults 40 and older to have eye exams every 2 to 4 years to check for problems. Those who have a history of eye problems or who are at risk for developing them should see an eye doctor every year. Regular eye exams are critical for finding: Glaucoma Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)…

Amasing Facts About The Eye

We don’t give our eyes as much attention as we should, that is until something goes wrong and our vision is affected. When you learn more about eyes, you realise just how amasing they are. Here are some fun facts about your eyes Your eyes start to develop two weeks after you are conceived. The…

Eyeglasses That Suit Your Personality and Lifestyle

Because people generally recognize you by your face, the eyeglasses you choose to wear are a very real part of your identity. Whether you want to appear sophisticated, fun-loving, youthful, conservative or style-conscious, the right eyewear can help you shape how you are perceived. And if you choose to wear only one pair of eyeglasses…

Which Eyewear Frames Suit Your Personal Style?

AS SUPERMAN PROVED, eyewear can be transformative. The glasses he wore as Clark Kent were as potent a style trademark as his “S” logo and spit curl. Maybe even more so; with that single accessory, a simple pair of specs, he could signify that he’d assumed the identity of his earthbound alter-ego and everything that went…

HOW TO CARE FOR AND CLEAN YOUR EYEGLASSES

When you buy a new pair of prescription eyeglasses or sunglasses, you spend a lot of time and money finding your perfect pair. Taking care of this investment is one of the best things you can do. And if you wear contacts, it’s just as important to properly clean and care for them. Knowing how…

Astigmatism

What Is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common vision problem caused by an error in the shape of the cornea. With astigmatism, the lens of the eye or the cornea, which is the front surface of the eye, has an irregular curve. This can change the way light passes, or refracts, to your retina. This causes…

Farsightedness

What Is Farsightedness? Farsightedness means it’s easy to see things that are far away, but your close-up vision (near vision) is blurry. The technical term for farsightedness is hyperopia. To understand farsightedness, it’s important to understand how the eye works. Two parts of the eye are responsible for focusing: the cornea and the lens. The…

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Highlights Nearsightedness is a common eye condition in which faraway objects appear blurry. Certain health conditions, such as diabetes, raise your risk of nearsightedness. A family history of nearsightedness also increases your chance of developing it. Nearsightedness can be treated using eyeglasses, contact lenses, corneal refractive therapy, or laser eye surgery. Nearsightedness is an eye…

Best Eyeglasses For Your Face Shape

Picking out the right pair of eyeglasses can be as difficult as picking out a complete wardrobe. In fact, it could be even more difficult. You’re not stuck wearing the same outfit every day, but you have to keep using the same glasses, don’t you? So it’s of paramount importance that you get eyeglasses that…

Wearing Glasses Is The Best Thing Ever

Unless you’ve spent the last 3 years or so on Mars or Jupiter, whichever you fancy most, you gotta know the latest fad in town: GLASSES. Everyone who’s anyone is wearing glasses. Men and women with or without a fashion penchant  are falling for these accessories which are gracing our beautiful faces and noses sometimes…