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Under the bright rays of a summer sun, it’s second nature to reach for a pair of sunglasses. Many people fail to provide their eyes the same protection during winter months, however! A brief exploration of the history of sunglasses leads all the way to the first pairs of “Eskimo Goggles,” many of which are now on display at the National Museum in Copenhagen. Such “glasses” were made of walrus-hide straps and thin oval-shaped animal bones with small slits carved through the centers.
Even though most parents try to stress the themes of love, togetherness, and generosity around this time of year, to kids, Christmas means one thing: toys. Since the vast majority of toy sales are made this month, we thought we’d devote today’s blog post to the toys that post the highest risk to kids’ eye health. We’re not saying to avoid purchasing the following toys altogether; however, your child is a bit accident-prone, it won’t hurt to choose a nice book or video game instead.
Eye surgeons in Raleigh can treat dry eyes. However, in order for you to get the right treatment for dry eyes, the cause of it has to be identified. There are several things that can cause dry eyes.
If you are planning to get LASIK vision correcting surgery, you may be a bit nervous about the procedure and the days following it. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions we receive about LASIK, so you can be prepared and know what to expect.
Less than 10 percent of women are aware that they are at a greater risk of suffering from permanent vision loss. The vast majority of women feel they have the same risk as men. This is simply not the case and women need to be aware so they can help prevent vision loss. April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month and as such, it is the perfect time to shed light on the topic of women’s vision loss.
Migraines are one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting over 30 million people in the U.S. alone. These painful, debilitating headaches can last anywhere from four to seventy-two hours, typically starting on one side of the head and progressing to the other. If you’re seeing stars (or lines, or zigzags), you likely have a type of migraine called an ocular migraine. Learn about ocular migraine symptoms and treatment below.