Scratched Cornea – Symptoms and Treatment

Scratched Cornea – Symptoms and Treatment

The cornea is the clear layer that covers the outside of the eye. It is extremely important, as it focuses the light that enters your eye. A scratch on the cornea is a common condition, but nonetheless a condition that must be addressed by your eye care professional...
What is strabismus?

What is strabismus?

Strabismus is commonly referred to as being cross-eyed. The strabismus definition is a misalignment of the eyes. It is a condition in which one or both eyes is not aligned properly, which results in one or both eyes drifting to the left, right, up or down. This...
Presbyopia: What You Need to Know

Presbyopia: What You Need to Know

What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is an extremely common condition that affects the eyes with age. Even if it hasn’t affected you yet, you have surely seen people who hold their newspaper or menu out at arms length in order to read it. This is a classic symptom of...
What is Uveitis?

What is Uveitis?

Uveitis is a broad term referring to inflammation of the middle layer of the eye (uvea) that can lead to swelling and damage. This damage can range from minor to severe and can cause permanent vision loss. Uveitis can affect one or both eyes, depending upon the...
What is computer vision syndrome?

What is computer vision syndrome?

Computer vision syndrome is a broad term referring to a number of side effects that occur due to prolonged use of computers, tablets, and other screen based technology. In our society, many people spend their entire workday, roughly 8 hours, staring at a screen. This...
Computer Eye Strain

Computer Eye Strain

In our technology driven world we spend a lot of time in front of screens, both at work and at home. Televisions, cell phones, tablets, and computers are the focus of our attention for an unprecedented amount of time each day. As our society adapts to this...