Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates, 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, naturally, it stops elongating […]
With sufficient rest, you’ll have the energy to perform daily tasks and do activities that you enjoy. It rejuvenates your body and helps regulate your immune system and cognitive function. If you are well-rested, you stay more focused, alert and productive. Unfortunately, getting sufficient sleep is not easy for everyone.
Summer is here, meaning more people are spending time outdoors. Appropriate sun protection is essential, whether you’re going to the park, heading to the beach or simply hanging out in your yard. Sunglasses are the first thing people think of for protecting their eyes against ultraviolet radiation. However, if you wear contact lenses, they can […]
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 […]