Eye twitching may be common, but it didn’t make the list for the Top 5 Most Common Eye Conditions, mostly because it’s not very serious. “Blepharospasm”. It’s as difficult to say as it is to stop. Blepharospasm is the technical term for an eye twitch. Usually when we have an eye twitch or eyelid spasm, it’s not something we
In the past year, our screen usage increased exponentially. Prior to COVID-19, many people worked in front of a computer all day, but had relief during meetings when we’d sit and talk face to face. The kids used to learn from a teacher in the classroom, but now have to follow along online. Even our social lives are digital.
Taking our eyes for granted is so easy, perhaps you can relate; when I was a kid, my Mom would constantly say to me “eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes” or “don’t sit so close to the tv”, and “don’t read in the dark, it’s hard on your eyes”. If I had known then what I know now…
Colour blindness means a person sees colour differently than most. The condition can make it hard to see the difference between certain colours. Often hereditary, there is no cure. There are however special glasses and even contact lenses that can help. Most people are able to adjust to their colour blindness, so it doesn’t cause problems with everyday living.
Most of us are used to clear vision when we’re young but as we age, that clear lens we see through, that focuses light behind the pupil becomes cloudy and a little yellowish. This is because our body is able to replace dying cells more quickly when we’re young. Many people believe that cataracts grow on your eyes, that they
Some optical stores offer eyesight tests, often using automated machinery. This has raised some questions about eyesight tests vs eye exams, including which one a patient needs. This article will explain the difference, so you know which is right for you. WHO’S PERFORMING THE TEST? Most eyesight tests are performed by a computer. Accuracy is limited, as is the