Why are more children becoming nearsighted?

The National Eye Institute is sponsoring a study to determine the effect of red and blue light on children’s vision. The University of Houston College of Optometry has a lab set up and children aged 7 to 14 who are accompanied by a guardian sleep over and are exposed to red and blue lights at […]

Does Bad Sleep Cause Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a potentially blinding eye disease with damage to the optic nerve that is sometimes associated with high pressure inside the eye. Because you cannot feel glaucoma or notice the vision loss until a very late stage, glaucoma is a sneaky and sometimes devastating disease. That’s why it’s important to be regularly checked by […]

Rubbing Your Eyes can be Harmful

This innocent habit can damage your cornea and retina. Cornea Damage: You could inadvertently scratch your cornea with a fingernail causing a corneal abrasion. Excessive eye rubbing can lead to corneal astigmatism. Develop keratoconus: Excessive eye rubbing can lead to keratoconus, which causes the cornea to become thinner and weaker and can cause permanent visual […]

15% VisiVite Sale to Celebrate Dry Eye Awareness Month

VisiVite is offering a 15% discount now through July 31, 2019 on every one of their dry eye products. READ MORE…

Post-menopausal women at higher risk of chronic dry eye.

Women who have undergone menopause are at a higher risk of developing chronic dry eye due to the hormonal changes. A reduction in the production of both estrogen and progesterone can affect the tear film composition. Symptoms of dry eye can include, burning or scratchy sensation in the eyes, sensitivity to light, difficulty with nighttime […]