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Causes of Watery Eyes and What You Can Do About It

Watery eyes are not usually something you need to be concerned about but it can be annoying when you feel that you are constantly dabbing your eyes with a tissue. Tears are essential for the nourishment and lubrication the human eye. Whenever you blink, you’re washing your eyes with tears produced by the lacrimal glands in your upper eyelids. These  Read More →

Causes and Treatments of Double Vision

Normally, each of your eyes sees a slightly different view of the same object and an intricate system of muscles, nerves and the brain puts these two images together to create one 3D image. When this visual processing system isn’t working correctly or when the eyes point or focus improperly, you may find yourself seeing two of each object. This  Read More →

9 Ways to Reduce Computer Screen Eye Strain

In these modern times, it’s nearly impossible to go even a few hours a day without staring at some sort of electronic screen. Indeed, many of us have jobs that require us to work at computer screens for hours at a time and that can put a real strain on your eyes. Eye problems caused by constant computer use come  Read More →

How to Use Eye Makeup Safely to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Mascara, eye shadow and eyeliner are good ways to enhance the beauty of your eyes, but they can also be potentially dangerous if used incorrectly. As long as you use them properly, eye cosmetics are generally safe but, over time, all kinds of bacteria and fungi can grow in those packages and continued use will transfer those germs directly to  Read More →

Blue Light Rays Have Both Benefits and Dangers

The visible light emitted by the sun is made up of a range of different-coloured light rays that contain different amounts of energy. There’s a relationship between the wavelength of light rays and the amount of energy they contain. Light rays that have relatively long wavelengths contain less energy and those with short wavelengths have more energy. Blue light rays  Read More →

How Vitamin C and Bioflavonoids Benefit Your Eyes

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin and powerful antioxidant that helps keep your eyes, as well as the rest of your body, healthy. Research suggests that vitamin C and bioflavonoids have a complementary effect, making them both more effective when taken together rather than separately. As humans, we are unable to produce vitamin C in  Read More →

Protect Your Eyes While Working Around the House

You may think that eye injuries primarily happen in industrial settings around machines or chemicals. In reality, more than two thirds of eye injuries occur at home. Half of all eye injuries happen while people are cleaning, cooking, doing yard work or working in the garage; things we’ve all done a thousand times before without incident. All it takes is  Read More →

A Guide to First Aid for Eye Injuries

Whether at work or at home, accidents can happen. When the accident involves the eyes, it’s important to know some basic first aid. The eye is a delicate structure easily damaged by something as small as a piece of grit. Proper treatment following an eye injury can prevent the loss of sight. The following guide to first aid for eye  Read More →

How to Treat Seasonal Allergies That Affect Your Eyes

Millions of North Americans suffer with seasonal eye allergies. Seasonal eye allergies can start at any age. Symptoms can range from mildly annoying redness to inflammation that’s severe enough to impair your vision. Areas that have poor air quality can result in more severe symptoms. Here’s how to identify seasonal allergies that affect your eyes and what you can do  Read More →

Avoid Firework-Related Eye Injuries

These days, anyone can set off fireworks to celebrate holidays like Victoria Day. Unfortunately, eye injuries have doubled over the past three years due to their unsafe use. Eye injuries accounted for 27% of all fireworks injuries treated in emergency rooms between 1998 and 2004 and 76% of all injuries were children under the age of 14. Half of all  Read More →


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