Eye Care and Vision

Eye Care Tips

Computer Screens and Your Eyes: Learn to Prevent Damage
One of the most common complaints is eye fatigue. A simple way to prevent that fatigue is to close your eyes for 20 to 30 seconds every 10 to 15 minutes.
Computer Vision Syndrome
Computer vision syndrome affects 75% of the people who work on computers, most markedly those over the age of 40.
Eye Injuries: Guard Yourself with Protective Eye Care
Of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year in the United States, around 10% are sports or recreation related.
Eyes React to Pool Water
Eye infections may be caused by bacteria or other organisms in the water.
Fireworks: Use Caution and Have Fun
Fireworks are fun, but they can also be dangerous.
How to Treat Dry Eyes
People usually know how to care for dry skin, but they may be unsure how to treat dry eyes, which can be equally or even more uncomfortable.
Sunglasses: Joe Cool, Joe Smart
For some, sunglasses are a fashion statement. For others, they are a safety feature.
Take Eye Makeup Off Before Bedtime
Leaving eye makeup on at night can have some surprising consequences.
What is 20/20 Vision?
The term, 20/20, is an expression of your ability to see at a distance. The first number shows your distance from an eye chart. The second number shows the size letter you can read.

Eye Problems and Injuries

Aging Eyes and Cataracts
Cataracts form slowly and cause no pain. Some stay small and hardly affect vision, but if the cataract increases and begins to affect vision, it can usually be removed surgically.
Amblyopia: Vision Specialists Advice Families to Screen
Amblyopia, often called "lazy eye," is poor vision in an eye that did not develop normal sight during early childhood.
Cataracts: Surgery Will Solve It
Age-related cataracts, caused by the normal aging process, are the most common. Cataracts can also develop in children, however.
Common Eye Problems
There are many things that you can do to protect your sight and your eye health. Simply knowing about precautions and the common signs and symptoms of problems are the first steps to ensuring healthy eyes that function well your entire life.
Mascular Degeneration: Frequently Asked Questions
An expert from UIHC answers questions about macular degeneration.
Retina Detachment
While vision problems often herald old age, sometimes they signal a more serious disorder that can occur at any age, namely detachment of the retina.
Strabismus: How to Fix the Misaligned Eye
Lazy eye is commonly treated by placing a patch over the good eye to force the lazy eye to focus.
Viewing the World Through a Cloud: Cataracts
Cataracts tend to set a blur on the world.