Category: Eye Health

What Lens Wearers Need To Know About This Eye-Eating Parasite

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We love waxing poetic about content lenses, because, let’s face it—they’re pretty gosh darn great! Anyone with vision issues went through a stage where they had their first pair of glasses and all the ups and downs that come along with them. Now, don’t get us wrong, glasses rule, but contacts are just so freeing! […]


What Is Color Blindness?

Color blindness is a fairly common vision issue. It affects about one in every 12 males and about one in every 20 females, so if you have this condition, you’re certainly not alone. For most people who are color blind, it is something they are born with and not typically something that occurs later in […]


Can Your Eyes Get Sunburned?

We all know how important it is to wear sunscreen year round, right? It protects our delicate skin from the harsh rays of the sun, protecting us from sunburn and worse: melanomas (cancer). But have you ever wondered if your eyes can get sunburned? The question might seem silly but the answer is definitely not […]


How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Checked?

Whether or not you currently need vision correction, knowing how often you should get your eyes checked can help ensure that you always see things as clearly as you do today. Having routine exams helps you stay on top of your eye health and preventing trouble down the road. It gives your doctor a chance […]


What’s The Purpose of Eyelashes?

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why we have those tiny, stiff hairs growing on the edges of our eyes, you’re not alone. While it’s simply just an accepted trait we’ve all got, not many people actually know the purpose of eyelashes.  After all, what do they do? Why do humans even have eyelashes? These […]