Eye Care

Eye Care

Our eye care team writes about several topics like vision, eye health, glasses, contacts, eye drops, sunglasses, and more. They also feature comprehensive eye care product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our post on the best contact lenses currently available as well as our glasses and sunglasses guides. To shop all of our favorite eye care products, visit our Amazon store!

A close up photo of a child's eyes
Are you concerned about large prescription changes in your child’s glasses? How much change in a child’s glasses prescription would initiate an optometrist to look into myopia control? What is myopia control and is it appropriate for me or my child? In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about myopia control.

LASIK: Are You a Candidate?

LASIK - Are You a Candidate?
One of the most common questions I get from my glasses and contact lens patients is... “am I a candidate for LASIK”? In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses what makes you a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/yH-hiz73Xw8 If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer because your eligibility...
Here's what progressive lenses look like.
Let’s be honest, everyone want’s to look good, feel good and see well out of their glasses! But when the fine print on your restaurant menus or your smartphone starts to get blurry, the fear of needing reading glasses or bifocals to see is real! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about progressive glasses. https://youtu.be/eagVSEMPEOs If you...
EyeJust for iPhone
As an optometrist, I couldn’t help but notice EyeJust — between its catchy name, eye-themed logo, and claim to protect your eyes from harmful blue light, I was intrigued. The company has been featured in various magazines and all over social media. We live in a Digital Age, where the average American spends approximately nine hours a day in...
This is what anterior blepharitis looks like.
Are your eyelids ever red, swollen, sticky or itchy? Do you ever wake up with hardened or crusty eyelashes? Are your eyes constantly red, watery or sensitive to light? If so, you may be suffering from blepharitis. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses what you need to know about blepharitis. https://youtu.be/jXmw1Tkk7ng If you don’t like the video or want more...
3 Types of Eye Makeup That Can Damage Your Eyes!
If you wear eye makeup, you could be doing damage to your eyes without even realizing it! Your eyes have a delicate balance of tears that rest on the surface. Therefore, old makeup, or the improper placement of makeup, can result in dryness, irritation or an infection. With this in mind, let’s talk about the three most common types of...
Corneal Abrasion - What Is It & Why Does It Hurt So Bad?
Are you in a lot of pain from getting poked or hit in your eye? Is your eye-watering, red or sensitive to light? If so, you may have a corneal abrasion (also known as a scratch or cut on the front of your eye). In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong highlights everything you need to know about corneal abrasions. https://youtu.be/T8RwRZlEb90 If...

Glaucoma: What Is It and Are You At Risk?

This is what vision with glaucoma looks like.
Have you ever thought about how much you use your side vision on a daily basis? From driving, biking or walking to navigating your way through a crowd, your side vision is very important! Even without any visible eye or vision problems, you still may have glaucoma, an eye disease that damages your side vision.  In the video below, Dr....
5 Simple & Effective Ways To Prevent Digital Eye Strain
Do your eyes ever feel tired, fatigued or even blurry after a day of being on your cell phone, tablet or computer? If so, the truth is, you’re not alone! With the increasing ways digital devices are consuming our daily lives, you’re probably experiencing digital eye strain (also called computer vision syndrome). In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte talks...
Bausch + Lomb Ultra contact lens
Do you spend several hours of your day looking at a computer screen and want a contact lens that can keep up with your digital life? If so, you should try Bausch + Lomb's Ultra contact lens. Bausch + Lomb Ultra was first released to the US market in 2014. Fast forward to today...