Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections

Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections

When used properly, contact lenses are generally a safe and effective option for vision correction. Yet, they do come with certain risks — most of which arise with improper wear, cleansing, or storage habits. Here’s what you should know about infections caused by...
UV Safety Post LASIK Surgery

UV Safety Post LASIK Surgery

Protecting your vision against harmful UV rays is important to lower the risk for sun- related eye disease, and is especially important for those who’ve recently undergone LASIK surgery. For people who have had LASIK surgery, it’s especially critical to avoid UV...
Cataracts Information Series: Diagnosing Cataracts

Cataracts Information Series: Diagnosing Cataracts

Cataracts form when the lens of your eye becomes cloudy. The issue is common in older adults and usually results in noticeable vision changes. For instance, your sight may become foggy, and you may have difficulty seeing at night. Some people also experience halos or...
UV Rays and Eye Health

UV Rays and Eye Health

You likely know wearing sunglasses is important for protecting your eyes from the sun. Because just like your skin, your eyes can be damaged by long-term exposure to UV rays. But just how important is it to wear UV-blocking sunglasses year-round? Find out how these...
Is LASIK Safe for Athletes?

Is LASIK Safe for Athletes?

If you play sports or lead an active lifestyle, we know eyeglasses and contacts can be a nuisance. For contact sports, high-impact workouts, or rugged outdoor activities, glasses are particularly likely to get in the way. From broken lenses, to frames that just won’t...