Bites & Stings Around the Eye – Bee Careful!
Bees and wasps are with us outdoors as we enjoy the summer weather, and most of the time, these busy little pollinators don’t sting us. It’s even less likely to be stung near or in the eye, but it’s helpful to know what to do if that should happen. AROUND is different from IN A […]
Ask Your Ophthalmologist > How to Keep Your Aging Eyes Healthy
If you are in your 60s or older, you are probably becoming more concerned with how to maintain health and preserve function in body, mind – and not to forget the eyes. Normal aging of the eyes does not have to lead to low vision. Here are some tips for maintaining eye health as you […]
Don’t Let the Sun Damage Your Eyes – Remember Your Sunglasses!
Most of us remember to protect our skin from sunburn, but protecting our eyes from the damage done by ultraviolet light is just as important. Too much exposure to UV light raises your risk of cataracts, eye cancers, and other diseases of the eyes. By wearing UV-blocking sunglasses, you can enjoy the summer safely while […]
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month – Give Your Eyes a Break!
Whatever may be blowing on the March winds, our focus this month is on the indoor “digital” environment and how it affects our eyes. Our ever-increasing use of electronic devices for work and leisure activities can lead to eye complaints, including eye strain, dry eye, headaches, and insomnia. This month, our eye care team at Atlantic […]