Category: Health Talk

How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

Fall is almost upon us, but that doesn’t mean you should start letting up on your eyecare routine. While the summer months are certainly the worst when it comes to eye health (UV rays and seasonal allergies galore!) there are certainly plenty of things to watch out for in fall as well. Beware of fall… Read more »

Photokeratitis and Photoconjunctivitis

We know we’ve said this countless times before, but it is truly important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. If you don’t, you could end up with painful and serious eye conditions such as photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis. Read on to learn more: What are photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis? Photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis are… Read more »

Light Eyes and Light Sensitivity

We’re exposed to UV light on a daily basis. Now while it may be what gives us those great tans in the summer, it can also be very damaging to our skin and our eyes, especially those whose eyes are lighter colors. Photophobia and Light-Colored Eyes Photophobia isn’t an actual phobia. In reality, photophobia is… Read more »

Why We Wear Sunglasses After Cataract Surgery

If you’ve ever had cataract surgery, one of the first things a doctor will hand you after the procedure is a pair of sunglasses. But why should you wear them? Here we lay out the reasons why we have to wear sunglasses after cataract surgery: What are cataracts? First you might be wondering what cataracts… Read more »

New Report Finds LED Lights Damage Eyes

You’re in the lighting aisle at Home Depot, trying to find new light bulbs. You’re given two choices—standard light bulbs or LED light bulbs—which do you choose? Chances are you go towards the LED. Cheap, efficient, and long-lasting, light-emitting diode (LED) lights use only a fifth of the electricity than standard light bulbs. But now… Read more »