Can Reading in Low Light Harm Your Eyes?

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When our eyes are exposed to the UV radiation in sunlight for prolonged periods of time, it can cause permanent damage and vision impairment. But can low-light environments cause eye damage as well? While many people believe so, that’s not quite the case. No, it doesn’t hurt your eyes Long story short–no, reading in low lightRead more…

The Advantages of Polarized Lenses

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Of the many options of sunglasses out there on the market, the ones you likely hear the most about are polarized sunglasses. There’s a good reason for this. Polarized sunglasses bring many benefits, and as a result, they can better protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays. How do polarized lenses work? LightRead more…

How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

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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 fallRead more…

Photokeratitis and Photoconjunctivitis

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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 areRead more…

Light Eyes and Light Sensitivity

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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 isRead more…