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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. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

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...
Retinal detachment are often caused by retinal breaks and can lead to permanent vision loss!
Your retina is the tissue in the back of your eye. Like wallpaper, it’s attached to the inside of your eye and is designed to lay flat for proper functioning. However, in some emergency cases, your retina can pull away from its normal position. Like a crack in wallpaper, this sometimes happens and is called a tear in your...
Designed as lenses that turn dark like sunglasses in the presence of (ultraviolet) sunlight, photochromic lenses change back to clear when the sun goes down or when you walk indoors.
Do you ever walk outdoors without your sunglasses on and feel blinded by the sun? How about wearing your prescription sunglasses to a day event only to forget to your “regular” glasses for your evening drive home. The truth of the matter is, the protection and flexibility photochromic lenses provide you is undeniable! In the video below, Sheena Taff discusses what...

Cataract Surgery: Here’s What To Expect

Has your vision become cloudy, foggy or blurry over the years? Have you recently been diagnosed with cataracts by an eye care professional? If so, you may be a candidate for cataract surgery. In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses exactly what to expect during cataract surgery. https://youtu.be/L9IvpDG16JM If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Before your...
The early onset cataracts can occur from over exposure to UV and blue light.
Has your vision become cloudy or foggy over the years? Have you noticed colors don’t appear as bright or vibrant as they used to? Are you experiencing glare or halos around lights? If so, you may have a cataract in one or both of your eyes. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte reviews what you need to know about cataracts. https://youtu.be/5du4DdNyG_k If...