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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!

Scratch Resistant Coatings - What Are the Real Benefits?
We’ve all done it. You just purchased a fancy new phone only to drop it on the floor and crack the screen - before you bought the case to protect it. Just like your phone, your glasses also need protection (i.e. scratch resistant coatings) from the daily wear and tear of your busy lifestyle. In the video below, Jordan Almond...

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....
This is what vision with macular degeneration looks like.
You use your central vision for just about everything you do! Could you imagine if it was gone? Unfortunately, people over the age of 60 have an increased risk of an eye disease that damages your central vision known as macular degeneration (also known as age-related macular degeneration, AMD or ARMD). In the video below, Dr. Omar Punjabi talks about what...
Do your eyes ever burn, sting, or frequently tear up? How about occasionally feel sandy or gritty, like they have something in them? If so, you may be suffering from dry eye disease (also known as dry eye syndrome). In the video below, Dr. Rachael Wruble breaks down everything you need to know about dry eye disease. https://youtu.be/4UjMrJOjEOg If you don’t like...
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...