Computers, tablets and smartphones have become a part of our daily lives. We use them to connect with people and do our jobs. In fact, you’re using a device now to read this blog. Throughout the day, however, our eyes become dry, strained and irritated after prolonged use of a device. In addition to blurry […]
In this day and age, we spend the majority of our time looking at screens, whether it is doing work in front of the computer, watching TV or using a smartphone or any digital device. Doing any of these every day can lead to eye strain. Many eye doctors, however, will often suggest a certain […]
Diabetes is a systemic disease with ocular manifestations, such as diabetic retinopathy and macular edema. In the United States, over 100 million adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. These people are more prone to developing different eye problems that can cause poor eyesight and even vision loss.
Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD, is a leading cause of dry eye syndrome. Your eyelids have meibomian glands that secrete oils into your eyes’ surface, preventing tears from drying too quickly. Problems with these glands, such as obstructions, can lead to MGD and dry eyes. Read on as our eye doctor discusses this condition in […]
The sun emits ultraviolet (UV) rays that have been well-documented by researchers to have harmful effects. They may affect not only your skin, but also your eyes. As July marks UV Safety Awareness Month, Lifetime Vision Source, your provider of contact lens exam and other optometry services, discusses things you can do to protect your […]