Archive for December, 2013

Food to Improve Eyesight

A balanced diet is critical for overall health, but did you know that there are certain nutrients that can help strengthen your sight and optical health? The likelihood of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts can be limited by strategically incorporating certain foods into your meals. Sound simple enough? Keep reading! You can be […]

Dry Eyes in the Winter

Contrary to popular belief, winter air is usually drier than the other seasons. Surprised? This lack of humidity can make eyes feel a bit more red and scratchy. Unfortunately, there is little comfort to be found going indoors to reduce exposure to the winter air, as heaters dry out the air inside buildings and can […]

Better With or Without glasses: Hot Hollywood Geeks

In recent years, Hollywood and TV has discovered that millions of people enjoy watching a specific kind of character that is best characterized as being “geeky.” They’re smart, loveable and easily relatable. Almost always, when depicted on screen, these individuals sport chunky glasses. To celebrate these endearing characters and the actors who portray them, we […]

Battling Allergies & Scratchy Eyes

Dry eyes and itching, sneezing and sniffing; no one is going to argue that allergies are anything but miserable. What’s more, contact lenses can further aggravate the symptoms, by potentially trapping allergens under the lens. The result is redness and irritation that can make going about your day infinitely more unpleasant. How can we battle […]