The wildfire smoke, such as what is coming over from Canada, contains something called particulate matter. These are tiny solid and liquid droplets that hang in the air and they can pose health risks for people exposed. We recommend that you stay indoors when possible. Many of the short-term effects include headaches, watery eyes, difficulty […]
I covered my face to avoid the headlights of cars as we drove to the hospital. Who ever heard of going to the ER for “pink eye”? But there I was in the busy waiting room. I thought to myself “I have never been in a room with such terrible lighting.” white florescent lights, glaring.
Have you ever had an eyelid bump, chances are you might have had a chalazion? A chalazion is a blocked oil gland that appears on your upper or lower eyelid. They tend to come on gradually over the course of a few weeks. A chalazion is not a tumor or growth and does not cause
Over 300 million people worldwide suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a common and often chronic condition and until recently, was widely under diagnosed. Dry eye syndrome is defined as a condition that is caused by a lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye causing inflammation.
Here is a fun little fact. Really bad things that will blind you forever do not typically hurt at all!! The simple yet very painful and awful looking eye conditions usually heal easily and quickly. Blood on your sclera (white part/conjunctiva) look terrible but is no big deal as it fades away quickly. Corneal scratches