Category: Eye Health

How Smoking Can Hurt Your Eye Health

“Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is a well-known and well-loved show tune from the Broadway musical “Roberta.” Many famous voices recorded the 1933 classic, including Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Benny Goodman and even The Platters. Most of us can remember the famous refrain, “when smoke gets in your eyes, your heart’s on fire.”  In […]

Do Eye Exercises Really Work?

Exercise is proven to help us live long, healthy lives. It can increase our strength, train us to be more disciplined, and help us maintain a healthy weight. So when it comes to our vision, do eye exercises really work? Can you improve your vision using physical movements to a point where you won’t have […]

Why Laughing Until You Cry Is Good For You

It was Reader’s Digest that popularized the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine” in its famous humor section. Now, science might prove the publication right. Laughing really hard to a point where your tears begin to gush uncontrollably might be one of the most medicinal emotional reactions humans experience. So, why do you cry when […]

9 Must-Read Questions For Anyone Who Is New To Contacts

1. What’s The Story With Cosmetic Contacts? If you wear contact lenses as a cosmetic enhancement, you still need to understand that all contact lenses are considered medical devices. Purchasing cosmetic contact lenses like Air Optix Colors will require a physician’s prescription. Offering them to a friend to borrow can cause eye infections, abrasions and […]

Can Contact Lenses Fall Out?

If wearing contact lenses every day of your life has been your status quo, you might be surprised if a friend who does not share your experience with vision correction asks you, “Can contact lenses fall out?” Those of us who have grown up needing corrective lenses have spent almost every day of our lives […]