Have you ever wondered what sleeping in your contact lenses does to your eyes? Is leaving your contact lenses in your eyes for 15 or more hours per day safe? Contact lenses are a great alternative to wearing glasses all the time for people who are nearsighted, farsighted and/or who have astigmatism. However, they come with risk. Proper cleaning and care needs to be taken when wearing contact lenses. Continue Reading →
It has been scientifically proven that smoking causes cancer and cardiovascular disease. Have you ever wondered if smoking or second-hand smoke affects your eyes? The average cigarette contains over 4000 chemicals and additives which not only have detrimental effects on the body and lungs, but also on the eyes. Continue Reading →
Do you ever wonder why wearing sun protection is so important? You’ve heard that UV (UltraViolet) rays are harmful to your skin, but did you know that UV rays can cause both short term and long term damage to your eyes and the surrounding skin? Continue Reading →
You may have heard people tell you that if you eat carrots, you can improve your eyesight. Is this really true? Continue Reading →
Retinal pictures are taken by a Fundus camera. Below are examples of eye diseases which were captured by retinal pictures.
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