If you're doing some online research about laser eye surgery, you may have seen some negative stories. How do you know what’s true? A Cleveland Clinic ophthalmologist dispels common myths.
We can all agree that it’s a dress. But what color is the dress? The answer may depend on three things: how your eyes are built, the context in which you view the dress, and how your brain perceives color.
Cataracts can be taken care of at any time. However, if you have vision changes, you should have a doctor check your eyes right away because cataract-like symptoms may actually be due to other more serious problems.
The right sunglasses protect and enhance vision. Avoiding UV radiation and minimizing glare is critical if you have diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration or had refractive surgery such as LASIK.
Tears telegraph feelings, help you see and clear debris from your eyes. Learn all about tears. Why they taste salty. Why women cry more than men. What happens when you make too many. And why you get dry eye.
Your eyes aren’t just the window to your soul; they’re a way doctors can get clues about your overall health. Here are four systemic conditions that ophthalmologists can pick up from a routine eye exam.
When was the last time you had a staring contest? It may have been more recently than you think -- in fact, it could be happening right now. Not with another human but rather with your computer monitor.
Ever see something drifting across the sky, then discover it’s actually drifting across your eye? That would be a “floater.” Our expert explains what flashers and floaters are and what to do if you see them.
Today, we're using our eyes more than ever before to look at computer screens, smart phones and tablets. This can cause dry eye and other irritation. But there are things you can do to minimize eye strain.