Tag: eye injury

5 Mistakes LASIK Patients Make

LASIK vision correction is something most people with refractive errors dream about. They want to be able to enjoy life and all that it has to offer without a dependency on glasses or contact lenses….

Corneal Abrasions and How to Handle Them

A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the eye’s cornea. The cornea is important for vision and protecting the eye and can cause pain and discomfort when scratched. Most corneal abrasions will heal within 3…

Fourth of July Safety Tips

The fourth of July is also known as Independence Day. There are fireworks displays and enough food to feed an entire continent for days. Memories are built during this day but proper safety determines if…

Summertime Eye Ailments

“It’s almost summertime.” You can almost hear this phrase being screamed throughout this season. Summertime is synonymous with fireworks, barbeques and large bodies of water. It can be a magical experience but an eye infection…

Choosing Your Halloween Costume Wisely

Halloween is a fun time of the year for both young and old. The choices are endless when it comes to costumes. But with all the possibility, comes risk. Dangers lurk in the form of…

The Parasite that Loves Contact Lenses

Most of us are aware that we have bacteria both inside and on the surface of our bodies. We grew up learning about the “good bugs” and the “bad bugs.” There are, however, parasites and…