Upneeq is the only FDA-approved prescription eyedrop for acquired ptosis (low-lying lids) that lifts your upper eyelids to open your eyes.
Learn more at upneeq.com.
Blue-light filtering lenses, commonly known as blue-blocking lenses, have no significant effect in lessening eye strain caused by extended computer use, according to a study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.
Read the complete article at ophthalmologyadvisor.com:
Some people have a difficult time viewing 3D Movies. Read more at blogs.wsj.com/digits/2010/05/18/missing-out-on-the-3-d-revolution/.
A recent article in HealthDay ( healthday.com) states that researchers have determined that the antioxidant properties of green tea are beneficial to eyes. The antioxidant catechins in green tea have been found to penetrate eye tissue. Read more while you drink that cup or glass of green tea!
A video segment and website posting from WRAL TV in Durham, NC, (www.wral.com/lifestyles/healthteam/story/7539699), identifies the dangers of buying cosmetic colored contact lenses from small markets, beauty supply stores, gas stations, and internet sites. Illegal selling of these contacts has gone on in West Tennessee as well. You only get one pair of eyes, so please think twice before considering such a purchase! The FDA governs prescription and sale of contact lenses just like any other drug or medical device, and these contacts must be prescribed by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist,
Not only do we utilize the Bausch and Lomb Soflens Multifocal and Purevision Multifocal lenses as well as the Coopervision Proclear Multifocal, but we now have new choices for patients who are tired of reading glasses or monovision with their contact lenses. The Proclear Multifocal Toric is available to correct astigmatism as well as providing reading correction. New lenses available from Vistakon (Acuvue Oasys for Presbyopia) and Ciba (Air Optix Aqua Multifocal) provide exceptional optical quality and less dryness. We would be happy to discuss these options with you during your examination.