As you age, not only does your physical strength decline, but your eyesight does as well. Your diet and lifestyle can have a big effect on the chances of vision problems occurring, which is why it’s important to take care of your eyes while there’s still time.
According to the National Health and Wellness survey, approximately 16.4 million people have been diagnosed with dry eyes. While dry eyes are fairly common, the condition can affect day-to-day activities and compromise your comfort.
Dry eye syndrome is a result of having an insufficient quantity or poor quality of tears. The lack of lubrication in your eyes can cause them to become red, itchy and irritated, compromising your visual comfort.
Your eyes frequently make tiny, unnoticeable, jerking movements known as microsaccades. However, certain circumstances may cause your eye muscles to contract abnormally, a condition referred to as blepharospasm. In today’s post, Opti-Care, your trusted provider of dry eye treatments and other eye care services, discusses the different underlying causes of this condition.
Temperatures are falling as we get further into autumn and winter approaches. While the beautiful changing leaves and crisp temperatures make fall the perfect season for outdoor activities, the cold, dry weather of the season increases the risk of dry eye syndrome. In today’s post, your trusted eye doctor from Opti-Care explains how to manage this condition. [Read more…]