Tag Archives: eye infection

Hydration for Healthy Eyes

Dehydration is a potentially serious health problem that goes far beyond feeling thirsty on a hot summer day. Though most people are familiar with some of the more common symptoms of dehydration, including dry mouth, headaches, and muscle cramps, the signs of severe or chronic dehydration on the eyes are less well understood. Here is… read more

Is Swimming Pool Chlorine Bad for Your Eyes?

Jumping into swimming pools is definitely one of the highlights of summertime in Michigan, but some people tend to shy away from doing so because the chlorine in the pool “burns their eyes.” But is there any truth to that? How does chlorine affect your eyes? Here’s how it all goes in a nutshell.  … read more

Temporary False Eyelashes: The Good, The Bad, and The Pretty

Are Fake Eyelashes Safe? In this day and age, bigger is better. Fake eyelashes, often known to the makeup world as “falsies,” are all the rage right now. Applying false eyelashes is simple albeit tedious: you apply eyelash adhesive to the edge and glue them down as close to your natural lash line as possible…. read more

Contact Lenses and Eye Infection: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

Contact lenses can be a fun and convenient alternative to eyeglasses. So fun and convenient, in fact, that some people want to wear their contacts all the time. Unfortunately, this minimizes necessary contact lens maintenance. If you’re not caring for your contacts and cleaning them properly, you have an increased chance of contracting an eye… read more

Eye Makeup Safety: When to Toss Old Products

Check Makeup Expiration Dates Are you an eye makeup collector? That eyeshadow that shimmered like pearls on the store shelf, but looks more like chalk on your lids, or that eyeliner that promised a sleek cat-eye, but looks more like a tire skid mark? Are those still rolling around in your drawer? Or maybe you… read more

Most Common Types of Eye Infections and How to Prevent Them

Redness, watery eyes, and blurred vision are some of the signs of the most common types of eye infections. Your local Michigan eye doctor can identify your condition and determine its severity, but following is some basic information about common eye infections and other ailments, as well as how you can prevent them.   Common… read more