Fun Facts About Eyes

Are artificial tears safe for your children?

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, if your kid has red eyes due to allergies or illness, you can find some artificial tears that are safe to use. Depending on your kid’s eye conditions, doctors sometimes recommend specific artificial tears just meant for children. Therefore as a parent, it is always […]

Do you need glasses or just tears?

Dry eyes syndrome is one of the reason many people visit an optometrist. Tears lubricate your eyes and guard them against infections and allergens. Therefore, without tears, perfect vision is impossible.  Signs of this syndrome may include: Inflammation and redness of the eye Burning of the eye Persistent dryness of the eye Foreign body sensation […]

Science of Tears

The Typogrophy of Tears by Rose Lyne Fisher A series of microscopic photos of dried, human tears. See Rose Lyne Fisher’s Gallery http://www.rose-lynnfisher.com/tears.html All Photographs by Rose-Lynn Fisher/Craig Krull Gallery. Watering Eyes Tears of Change Tears of Elation Tears of Liberation Tears of Laughter Tears of Ending and Beginning Tears of Hope Tears of Release Tears […]

How to Avoid Eye Strain While Working at a Computer

If you spend a lot of time working in front of your computer, you may have noticed that your eyes and head are starting to bother you. This is likely due to eye strain. There are many reasons someone gets eye strain, including not having their computer at the proper height, using improper lighting, or […]

Causes for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a condition in which there is an insufficient amount of tears needed to lubricate and nourish the eye. This process is essential for providing clear vision and for protecting the eye’s sensitive surface tissues. Other common names for dry eye include chronic dry eye, dry eye syndrome, dry eye disease, and kerato-conjunctivitis […]