With your air conditioner’s thermostat set to the lowest possible setting in summer, you may be at risk of suffering from dry eye syndrome. This condition is caused by either insufficient tear production or increased vapor evaporation, which is more likely to happen in a heavily air-conditioned room. Left untreated, dry eye syndrome can lead […]
The glare from the summer sun means you’ll have to wear sunglasses for most of the day. But for those who need eyeglasses, that’s just not possible. Contact lenses are always an option; you can always wear a pair of sunglasses over them. However, it’s not advisable to do so on the beach; wind-blown sand […]
It’s common knowledge that kids’ skin is vulnerable to UV rays, but what many parents don’t know is their eyes are too. Their eyes are more vulnerable to UV damage because they have more transparent lenses, meaning shorter wavelength can easily reach their eyes. The shorter the wavelength, the more damaging the UV light is.
You may be aware that too much exposure to ultraviolet light can lead to sun damage like sunburn and skin cancers. Blue light, on the other hand, can affect your health even if you’re not exposed to the sun.
Blepharitis is the inflammation of the oil-producing glands in the eyelids and it’s also the most common cause of dry eye. Those who have dry skin, dandruff, acne and poor hygiene are more prone to developing the disease.