Even when you participate in athletics or engage in recreational activities, observing safety is still imperative. An estimated 100,000 people suffer from sports-related eye injuries every year, with around 42,000 being sent to the emergency room. Wearing appropriate protective eyewear can prevent up to 90% of these injuries.
Halloween is just around the corner. Have you thought about what you’re dressing up as this year? Whatever you decide, keep in mind that the key to nailing your costume is in the details. Wearing costume contact lenses may be just the thing you need to complete your whole look.
You may have experienced an instance where one of your eyelids began moving on its own. This condition is called myokymia, which refers to the “twitching” or involuntary, repetitive movement of the muscles of your eyes’ lower eyelid. The corneal reshaping specialists of the Institute for Control of Eye Myopia in Children take a look at what causes it to happen.
Whenever we use your favorite apps or read online articles on your computer or smartphone, most of them are presented via black text on a white background. Depending on how long you’ve been browsing, staring at a bright screen to read can be tiresome, especially for your eyes. In this world we live in, symptoms of digital eye strain are commonplace, which is why every eye doctor would often recommend resting the eyes after long hours of screen exposure.
Then came the so-called “dark mode” in social platforms and operating systems. In today’s blog post, the Institute for Control of Eye Myopia in Children talks about this user experience option and whether it truly is better for the eyes.