Why The Whites Of Your Eyes May Be Discolored

Why The Whites Of Your Eyes May Be Discolored

The white part of the eye that serves as a protective layer is called the sclera, which covers over 80% of the eyeball’s surface. A healthy sclera should be white. If it becomes yellow or discolored, an underlying condition may be present. Here are some reasons why...
Vaping And How It May Affect Your Vision

Vaping And How It May Affect Your Vision

Vaping was introduced as a safe alternative to using tobacco. However over the years, numerous side effects have been reported associated with vaping. In 2019, vaping was been linked to more than 1,000 illnesses and at least 26 deaths.  Vaping’s impact on eye health...
20/20 Vision – What Does It Mean?

20/20 Vision – What Does It Mean?

20/20 vision means normal vision.  If you have 20/20 vision, you can see what an average person sees on an eye chart at 20 feet away.  An eye chart measures the sharpness of vision, which is also called visual acuity.  The top number stands for the person’s distance...
Eye Allergies – 6 Effective Treatments

Eye Allergies – 6 Effective Treatments

Eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis happen when your eyes have a reaction to something that irritates them (an allergen). The eyes produce histamine to fight off the allergen,which results in red, swollen, and itchy eyelids. Most common symptoms of eye allergies...