And how to actually get rid of them. Odds are, you’ve been dealing with eye boogers your whole life and just wipe them away then keep it moving, but there’s actually a lot more to them than you’d think.
Most of us share a common color vision sensory experience. Some people, however, have a color vision deficiency, which means their perception of colors is different from what most of us see. Check out our interactive demos.
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." It's a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers! Learn more about how allergies can affect your eyes here!
ECO Brand Glasses provide stylish prescription frames that are environmentally friendly. The company is the first and only brand that has produced an optical and sunglasses collection made with 95% recycled materials. Learn more about this brand and why Sunshine Optometry is proud to represent ECO.
Even with the best contact lens hygiene in the world, you might still deal with eye issues that warrant a trip to the doctor. If you experience a ton of dryness, redness, pain, discharge, blurry vision, or anything else that makes your vision worse instead of better, we suggest you stop wearing your contacts and call your eye doctor right away. Read more.
How is the test graded? What’s the minimum score? For both eyes combined? Can you pass the test with one good eye? And what happens to somebody whose vision test score is too low? Can it be appealed or the test retaken? How does all this work?
Many contact lens wearers have a dirty little secret: They sometimes sleep or nap in their lenses. But this bad habit could raise their risk of serious eye infections and even lead to vision loss. Read more about why sleeping in contacts can be so dangerous.
If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent. If you’re having trouble with your eyes, check your screen use. If your symptoms don’t go away, or if you need more information, contact our office to make an appointment.
The American Optometric Association urges individuals to not only quit smoking but also to have the eyes examined regularly as early detection of disease decreases the likelihood of complications in the future. Read more on how smoking can affect your eyes.