There are many ways you can scratch your eye. You might have accidentally poked it, or something could have gotten under your eyelids such as dirt or sand. Either way, this can be a corneal abrasion. A corneal abrasion is a superficial scratch on the cornea, a clear layer that covers the iris and shields […]
Kids are spending increasing amounts of time on screens and less time outside playing. This is especially true with the pandemic upheaving our lives and forcing us to stay home for virtual learning or work from home. The consequences are not just limited to heightened obesity rates. Studies have shown that having less sunlight could […]
On average, women live five years longer than men. However, a woman’s increased life expectancy has serious health implications, especially when it comes to eye health. Age is a significant risk factor for eye diseases, including glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Women are more at risk for eye conditions than men, yet only 10% are […]
Astigmatism is one of the most common eye issues, with one out of three Americans suffering from it. To address this type of refractive error, people use specially designed corrective lenses to improve their vision. Insight Vision Center Optometry discusses each of them below.
Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, […]