Summer is here and that means sun exposure is at an all time high. Protecting your eyes from damaging rays is as important as protecting your skin. We’ve found that although many people understand the importance of ultraviolet (UV) protection, they don’t realize that many stores sell the “wrong” type of sunglasses. If you’re considering purchasing a new sunglasses, here are a few things you should look for in a good pair:
If you’re experiencing eye problems or you’ve realized it’s been awhile since you’ve had your eyes checked, you might have recently asked Google to locate eye doctors in your area. While Google and other search engines are great tools for pulling up relevant information, it’s important to take a step beyond accepting first page results as the best results.
If your eye doctor is recommending surgery to treat an eye disorder or correct your vision, it’s important to understand your options and the reasoning behind their recommendation.
Below we’ve listed 10 questions to ask before and after your eye appointment to make sure you’re informed and at ease before you set a date for surgery.
Your eyelids protect your eyes from debris, bright light, and foreign objects that could irritate or damage your eye. When you blink, your eyelids spread tears over the surface of your eyes to keep them hydrated and healthy.
Your eyelids are essentially a thin piece of skin full of nerves and blood vessels, so the slightest irritation can cause extreme itching. When your eyes are inflamed or infected, your eyelids will itch even more.