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Double vision is also known as diplopia. It can be caused by eye diseases, eyelid disorders or a serious medical condition. It can be frustrating to deal with double vision. Fortunately, there are many tips to help double vision.
Your eyes are one of the most delicate organs in your body, and once they’re damaged, it is either difficult or impossible to restore your vision to what it once was! That’s why Raleigh Eye Center encourages all our patients to take good care of your eyes this summer, as much as you do your skin. Here are some ways to protect your eyes all season long.
You may have heard of Latisse, a popular lash growth serum purported to lengthen, thicken, and darken eyelashes within 16 weeks of use. Since Latisse was introduced to the beauty market, many similar brands have cropped up, all claiming to provide the same benefits. However, Latisse has well documented side effects which can harm the eyes or eyelid tissue. In today’s optometry blog post, our Raleigh optometrist will explain the risks of Latisse and similar lash growth serums.
What causes ocular migraines? No one quite knows. At least, we don’t understand what exactly causes the brain to suddenly release inflammatory substances around the nerves and blood vessels. However, there are several prevailing “triggers” that many migraine sufferers seem to have in common. If you suffer from chronic ocular migraines, here are some stimuli to avoid.
When it comes to medical expenses, you might be one of a growing trend of patients who take advantage of a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefited to you by your employer. These FSA plans allow users to set aside a certain amount of money, pre-taxes, from each paycheck.
Computers may have made our working lives a whole lot easier, but they’ve wreaked havoc on our eyes. If you find yourself experiencing ocular migraines or other effects of blue light, try following these tips from our Raleigh optometrist.
If you’ve developed a painful, irritating bump on or underneath your eyelid, it’s likely that you have a stye. Most styes go away by themselves, so all you need to do is follow some basic home treatments to help it heal faster. If your stye doesn’t go away after 10-14 days, or displays any symptoms of infection, be sure to see an eye doctor right away.
Saws, lathes, drill presses and similar machines are invaluable tools when it comes to working with metal, acrylic, and wood. However, if used improperly, they can be incredibly dangerous, especially to the eyes.
Most of us are familiar with the expression, “You are what you eat.” Research has proven time and again the importance of eating a healthy diet to prevent illnesses such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. A study published by the researchers at the University of Oxford found that eating less meat and more vegetables can lower the incidence of developing cataracts.