July 2019

27
Jul

How Many Eye Colors are There?

While there is a limitless number of hues, shades, richness, and combination of colors, most people agree about how many eye colors there are in general. And that number is six: brown, hazel, blue, green, gray, and amber.  The Basic Eye Colors Generally, eye color depends on how much of the pigment melanin is in the iris, the colored part

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18
Jul

Ocular Rosacea: Treatment, Symptoms, and Causes

Ocular rosacea is a condition that many people can mistake for a variety of other eye problems, such as seasonal allergies or dry eye. Once your eye doctor identifies the cause of your symptoms, however, the better your ocular rosacea treatment options will be.  What Is Ocular Rosacea? You may have heard of rosacea, which generally causes redness on the cheeks,

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11
Jul

Look Cool and Protect Your Eyes with Sunglasses

The kiosks at the mall are so enticing.  Two pairs of sunglasses for $20. But are these shades worth a look? Sunglasses are designed to protect your eyes from sun damage.  The most important thing when purchasing a pair of sunglasses is to see if they protect against UV rays.  You might say, “Well that’s the point of shades, right?” 

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3
Jul

Don’t Make Waves: Protect Your Eyes When Swimming

Summer fun usually includes more time spent in the water, whether in a pool or at the beach.  Don’t let irritated eyes ruin your day in the sun. There are ways to protect your eyes when swimming.  When it comes to pools and the chlorine to keep them clean, our eyes can take a hit.  There’s a thin layer of tears that coats

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