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Why Bad Vision Can Lead to Headaches

Suffering from chronic headaches? Your eyes may be to blame. Symptoms of a headache vary from person to person, and may include dull pressure behind the eyes, throbbing in the temples or pain at the…

Peripheral Vision Test Might Prevent Concussions

Is there a correlation between improved peripheral vision and a reduced chance of developing a concussion? Researchers at the University of Cincinnati seem to think so. In their study, they looked at collegiate football players…

March is National Save Your Vision Month

Are you ready to protect your vision? The American Optometric Association (AOA) has named March as Save Your Vision Month. It is important to learn about the importance of annual eye exams and how they…

Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Have you always had a hard time finding sunglasses that look good on you? There are certain sunglasses that look better on certain faces. The trick is to determine your face shape and then which…

Behind David Bowie’s Unusual Eye Condition

The news of David Bowie’s passing earlier this month shook the music world. He will be remembered for many things –– his amazing vocal talent, his stage presence and even his iconic look, complete with…

Preventing Glaucoma with Milk and Sunshine

Glaucoma, a silent condition that causes damage to the eye’s optic nerve, is often attributed to the buildup of pressure in the eye. A recent study published in Public Health Nutrition evaluated the possible connection…

Tips for Treating Fall Eye Allergies

The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing and you are still dealing with watery eyes. If you are suffering from fall eye allergies and looking for relief, Raleigh Eye Center is here to help….

Vision Loss Linked to Chikungunya Fever

A lot of things can contribute to vision loss –– aging, glaucoma, cataracts and now, chikungunya fever. Early last month, a woman from Atlanta who contracted chikungunya fever while in Grenada in July 2014 after…

The Importance of Back-to-School Eye Exams

The summer has flown by and now you are in full back-to-school mode. While running around getting all of your child’s books, school supplies and new clothes, scheduling an eye exam before they go back…

Three Ways You Can Protect Your Eyeglasses

Your eyeglasses are one of the biggest investments you will make in terms of vision care, which is why it is important to take the necessary steps to protect them. You wear them everyday, so…