Eye Care

Eye Care

Our eye care team writes about several topics like vision, eye health, glasses, contact lenses, and more. They also feature comprehensive product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our post on the best contact lenses available in 2019 as well as our glasses and sunglasses guides. To shop all of our favorite eye care products, visit our Amazon store!

An optician taking the pupillary distance (pd) of a child using a pupilometer.
Just like when you’re buying shoes or clothes, having the right measurements for your glasses is extremely important! Incorrect pupillary distance (PD) measurements can lead to the inability to see clearly out of your glasses and, honestly, nobody has time for that! In the video below, Sheena Taff breaks down exactly what is the pupillary distance of a pair of glasses. https://youtu.be/9ZIuwEdhqx4 If you don’t...
This is what astigmatism looks like.
Do you have frequent eye strain, headaches or often find yourself squinting to see things clearly? If so, you may have astigmatism! In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses exactly what you need to know about astigmatism. https://youtu.be/ueYH4E4qS6U If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is astigmatism? Not as scary as the word sounds, astigmatism is a...

PRK: What Are the REAL Benefits?

PRK - What Are the REAL Benefits?
Are you tired of needing glasses or contact lens to see? If so, you should consider a form of laser eye surgery known as PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses the benefits of getting PRK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/LM4Nazl2a-w If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What to expect during PRK During PRK, the outermost...
Presbyopia - What Is It & How Does It Impact Your Vision?
Are you 40 years of age or older and having trouble focusing clearly on objects up close, like your phone or tablet? If so, you probably are experiencing presbyopia! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses exactly what you need to know about presbyopia. https://youtu.be/diymuIEvIjk If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is presbyopia? Just like a...
Does one or both of your eyes look pink or red in the mirror? Have they recently started to water, burn, itch or become sensitive to light? Did you wake up with green, yellow or clear discharge coming out of your eyes? If so, you may have a form of conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye). In the video below,...
This is what diabetic retinopathy looks like.
If you have diabetes and are having trouble seeing or noticing new spots in your vision, you may have an eye disease known as diabetic retinopathy. In the video below, Dr. Omar Punjabi discusses what you need to know about diabetic retinopathy. https://youtu.be/rGF_mUkgWLQ If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is caused by...
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...

LASIK: What Are the REAL Benefits?

Are you tired of needing your glasses or contact lens to see? If so, you should consider a form of laser eye surgery known as LASIK (laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis). In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses what to expect during LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/moNM684HdzU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What to expect during LASIK First, special...
Keratoconus is an uncommon eye disease where the front of your eye, known as the cornea, begins to thin and lose it’s normally round shape.
Keratoconus is an uncommon eye disease where the front of your eye, known as the cornea, begins to thin and lose it’s normally round shape. In the video below, Dr. Danny Mack discusses what you need to know about keratoconus. https://youtu.be/A5nkW2dtrxY If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Upon doing so, it starts to bulge out and can...
Here is the difference between glasses that have an anti-reflective coating and glasses that don't.
Anti-reflective coatings are extremely beneficial for your vision and appearance in glasses! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what you need to know about anti-reflective coatings. https://youtu.be/p1FKEwPHKsU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Have you ever seen your reflection in a picture frame or store window? While reflections can be used to check out your appearance, this is...