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Can you Drain a Stye on the Eyelid?

Can you Drain a Stye on the Eyelid?

A stye is a painless bump on the eyelid. Typically, a stye contains a mixture of fluid and solid tissue inside of the bump. One of the main treatment options for a stye is to have it drained by an eye doctor.   Definition of a Stye A...

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How is Keratoconus Treated?

How is Keratoconus Treated?

Keratoconus is an eye condition that can affect your vision and cause glasses to no longer provide clear vision. Fortunately, there are several other treatment options available for keratoconus. What is Keratoconus? The cornea is the...

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How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune condition that is associated with joint pain and fatigue. In addition to the joint problems, rheumatoid arthritis can also impact the eyes either directly or due to side effects of medications...

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What is Myopia or Nearsightedness?

What is Myopia or Nearsightedness?

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a refractive condition in which an individual can see clearly at near but has blurred vision in the distance.   Who Can Have Myopia or Nearsightedness? Myopia can affect anyone from birth...

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What To Know Before Buying Glasses Online

What To Know Before Buying Glasses Online

When it comes to purchasing glasses, it can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many options—what do I actually need vs what is a frivolous upcharge? Better yet, why are glasses so expensive? It is no wonder as to why many...

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What is an Ocular Migraine?

What is an Ocular Migraine?

Most individuals have heard of, if not experienced on their own, a migraine. While migraines are often thought of as extremely painful, sometimes debilitating headaches, they can also affect vision, with or without a subsequent headache....

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Understanding Color And Color Blindness

Understanding Color And Color Blindness

Color blindness is a condition often misunderstood as a condition in which an individual is unable to see any colors—as if the world consists of only shades of black and white. On the contrary, color blindness is a very complex condition...

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How Does Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

How Does Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

Arthritis is a painful condition stemming from inflammation of the joints, resulting in irritation and stiffness including, but not limited to, the fingers, wrists, knees, ankles, toes, shoulders, and neck. Inflammation in the body often...

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Tips to Prevent Dry Eye

Tips to Prevent Dry Eye

In today’s world of constant electronic use via computers, tablets, cellphones, videogames, etc., we are experiencing a rapid increase in signs of eye dryness. While it may sound silly, when we do these kinds of tasks, we focus so hard on...

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Vuity Eye Drops for Presbyopia

Vuity Eye Drops for Presbyopia

New to the presbyopia treatment scene is an eye drop called Vuity. You may have seen commercials for it as it is sweeping the nation as a new option for improving reading vision in presbyopes. Vuity is an eyedrop produced by Allergan, one...

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