Do you often feel a burning, itchy or achy sensation in your eyes? You could be dealing with dry eyes, a chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. An adequate and consistent layer of tears on the surface of the eye is essential to keep your eyes healthy, comfortable, and seeing well. The results of dry eyes range from subtle but constant eye irritation to significant inflammation. It may even lead to scarring of the front surface of the eye.
Wearing contact lenses without a prescription may seem harmless, but beware: costume contacts can severely damage your eyes and even cause permanent blindness if they are not properly fitted by an eye specialist. Wearing non-approved contact lenses will increase your risk of serious eye infections and can suffocate your eyes. The cornea, the ocular structure that the contact lenses drape over on your eyes, may not be getting the proper amount of oxygen if you are wearing the wrong contact lens materials. Contact lenses from non-approved manufactures may be produced without the proper standard of sanitation and sterile fields and will increase your risk of a serious eye infection. If you are wearing costume contacts for cosplay, Halloween, or other events, make sure you understand how to do it without damaging your eyes.
Doom scrolling, Instagram polling, virtual dice rolling – life behind the screen is as vast as the seven seas. So much to do, so much to see. But then it hits: that feeling you just can’t ignore. Your eyes are suddenly sore. What will you do? Toss your devices off a bridge and start anew? That may not be a realistic solution but keep reading for the top insider tips and tricks for dealing with digital eye strain.
Did you know that Basal Cell Carcinomas account for 90-95% of eyelid malignancies? Basal Cell Carcinomas are a type of skin cancer that’s commonly found on the face due to sun exposure. Cancerous lesions can grow on the eyelids which can lead to changes in appearance and function of the eyelid if left untreated. Keep reading to arm yourself with eye-opening knowledge, including risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.