Understanding The Causes of Dry Eye

Reviewed by Richard Adler, MD Dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Consequences of dry eyes range from subtle but constant eye irritation to significant inflammation and even scarring of the front surface of the eye. In addition to being called dry eye […]

Why Is Your Eye Red?

By Troy Bedinghaus, OD HERE ARE THE TOP TEN REASONS YOU MAY BE EXPERIENCING REDNESS IN ONE OR BOTH EYES: The term “red eye” is used to describe red, bloodshot eyes. If you’ve ever had bloodshot eyes, you may have wondered what you did to cause your eyes to become so irritated. Many people suffer […]

Common Eye Pain Explained

  Written by Brian Wu Eye pain can be attributed to a variety of causes. It is typically divided into conditions that affect the cornea, conditions that affect of other parts of the eye, and conditions involving other areas of the body that cause pain to be felt in the eye area. Common causes of […]

What are Floaters?

This article will discuss what floaters are, what causes them and when you should seek medical advice. It’ll also cover some frequently asked questions and various treatments that can be used to remove floaters from your field of vision. Floaters occur when people see small shapes floating in their vision. They can be a variety […]

What Are Eye Allergies?

  Often passed down from family members, eye allergies occur for a myriad of reasons. When an allergic eye reaction takes place, it’s simply your eye’s way of letting you know that they’re sensing something they think to be harmful, even if it isn’t. Substances that cause this type of response are known as allergens. […]