Eye Health

Glassy eyes: Causes and treatment

Seeing a person with glassy eyes can be unnerving, as it feels like they are listless or disinterested, perhaps lost in their own minds. The term glassy eyes often refer to a glazed over or shiny appearance of the eyes that makes them appear unfocused. It is a common problem that many people have to ...click here to read more

These two tricks can improve your vision

Your eyes are your windows to the world, and like all windows, they are subject to fogging… as such, they need constant maintenance. However, that’s where the similarities end. While window panes can become squeaky clean and absolutely clear with a bit of Windex and a thorough rub-down, your eyes are a bit more complicated. ...click here to read more

Keratoconus (KC), a distortion of vision: Causes, symptoms, treatment, and exercises

Keratoconus (KC) is a condition that causes vision distortion. It occurs when the normally round cornea becomes thin and cone-shaped. This abnormal change prevents the light from entering the eye, hindering the retina’s ability to focus and, thus, distorting the image. In healthy individuals, light travels through the cornea past the lens to the retina, ...click here to read more

How to stop watery eyes (epiphora)?

Watery eyes—also known as epiphora—is a common condition, though it is commonly misunderstood. Basically, epiphora means an overflow of tears, often without a particular reason. While tears normally drain through the nasolacrimal system, if there is insufficient tear film drainage from the eyes, the tears overflow onto the face. Epiphora can occur at any age ...click here to read more

New treatment helps aging eyes

You know you’re getting old when you have to hold your phone at arm’s length to see who’s calling you. Or when you have to put a pair of reading glasses in every room of your house so that you don’t have to go searching for them every time you need to check cooking instructions ...click here to read more

Your eyes need this

Your eye health is largely affected by aging, that’s a fact. But it doesn’t mean that you have to accept vision deterioration as an inevitable part of getting old. A recent study suggests that regular exercise can help improve vision at any age. This is because exercise supports the neurons responsible for processing visual information. ...click here to read more