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.
As our enthusiasm for using computers, tablets and phones grows, our eyes are paying the price. Get tips to ease eyestrain and avoid other pains.
Dry eyes can be a nuisance, but they’re usually easy to treat and don’t cause long-term damage. Here’s what’s causing your eye dryness and how to fix it with a quick trip to the drugstore.
When used improperly, contact lenses can lead to eye infections and serious vision damage. Knowing the do’s and don’ts of proper use can go a long way toward protecting your eye health.
Glasses are available in many styles and shapes, but one size does not fit all. When you enlist the help of a pro – an optician trained specifically to fit glasses properly – it’s much easier to find the pair that’s right for you.
Some memory changes are normal as people get older. Find out how you can tell if it’s normal aging or Alzheimer’s disease, and when to talk to your doctor.