Planning Your Eye Doctor Visit

Visiting the eye doctor can be intimidating, especially if you haven’t been in a while. Knowing how to prepare for the visit and thinking ahead is an important part of the eye exam process. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your next visit. What to think...

Allergic Conjunctivitis

What is allergic conjunctivitis? When your eyes are exposed to substances like pollen or mold spores, they may become red, itchy, and watery. These are symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis. Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction...

Eyelid Twitching

Eye twitching and eyelid tics and spasms are pretty common. Called myokymia in doctor lingo, these rippling muscle contractions in an eyelid can be triggered by many things, including: Stress Tiredness Eye strain Caffeine Alcohol Dry eyes Nutritional imbalances...

Smoking and Your Eyes

Smoking and your Eyes   The health risks associated with smoking are well documented and are now widely known. According to the United States Surgeon General, quitting smoking is the single most important step a smoker can take to improve the length and quality...