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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis

Did you know that conjunctivitis (also known as “pink eye”) is the most common eye disease? It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelid.

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration

As the name suggests, macular degeneration results from a deterioration of the macula, a small area of the retina located at the back of the eye, near the optic nerve.

Visual fatigue, a modern illness

Visual fatigue, a modern illness

Technology is part of everyday life and so are screens. All this time spent in front of a computer or a smart phone is not ideal for our eyes since it can lead to visual fatigue.

What Is Glaucoma?

What Is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that develops slowly but can gradually lead to irreversible vision loss. Most people with glaucoma go years before noticing any symptoms.

Vision in School-Age Children

Vision in School-Age Children

Back-to-school time is right around the corner, and for some it will be their first time ever. Your children’s health and wellbeing is surely a top priority, and you’ll want them to succeed and have fun at school since they’ll be spending a great deal of time there during their formative years.

Cataracts

Cataracts

Did you know that your eyes work a little like an analog camera? When you take a photograph, light passes through the camera lens and is focused on the film. The photo is taken when the light touches the film. The eye works in the same way.

Dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome

We constantly produce invisible tears that clean and moisten our eyes and protect them against foreign bodies. A burning sensation, irritation, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light are all signs that you may be secreting less tears due to dry eye syndrome.  

Eye Allergies

Eye Allergies

With spring already in bloom and summer coming soon, we are witnessing the return of seasonal allergies. Whether your eyes are red, itchy, burning or crying, these symptoms are daily annoyances that many people live with. Fortunately, there are some tips to relieve the symptoms or ocular allergies.