Certain healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals can preserve the health of your tears and keep your eyes hydrated. […]
Do Edibles Make Your Eyes Red?
Whether or not you get red eyes depends on the cannabinoid chemical in your edible, THC or CBD. Edibles with THC can make your eyes red. […]
Eat Your Vegetables! 5 Eye Healthy Foods to Try
Most people know the importance of regular eye exams and having a correct eyeglasses prescription. But it’s easy to forget how big of an impact our diets can have on our eye health. Green, leafy vegetables, carrots, eggs, and beans contain vitamins and minerals A, E, and D, and Zinc. All of these are great […]
Can You Get Pink Eye From a Fart?
Let’s get this out of the way: we’ll be talking about farts a lot, so let’s try to keep it civil. Can you get pink eye from a fart? Can a friend’s mistimed prank with your pillow leave you scratching your eye? It’s a question brought up many times throughout TV and film. No. It’s […]
What Eyeglass Frames Make You Look Younger?
Eyeglasses can do much more than correct your vision. They are also an accessory that adds to your appearance and image. You may not be able to turn back the hands of time, but you can make yourself look younger with the help of a great pair of eyeglasses. Not every pair of eyeglasses will […]
Why Do My Eyes Water in Cold Weather?
The cold weather months bring snow, sleet, and dry air. Winter walking, skating, and other outdoor activities often come with watery eyes that make your eyes red, makeup smudge, and make you look sad when you’re not. An eye exam can ease your eye health concerns, but watering eyes are typical in cold weather. As […]
What Is Included in a Comprehensive Eye Exam?
Preventive healthcare includes regular eye and vision examinations because many eye and vision problems have no obvious symptoms or signs. Some vision issues can be detected during an eye exam that you may not think of, including diabetes. […]
Can Diabetes Be Detected in an Eye Exam?
Worldwide, the number of people with diabetes is rising. Today, there are more than 5.7 million Canadians living with diagnosed diabetes, and approximately one-third of Canadians already have diabetes or prediabetes and don’t know it. […]
How Should Glasses Fit Your Face?
You may be tempted to find the cheapest pair of glasses regardless of how they fit. However, glasses must fit your face. When you buy from a professional like an optometrist or optician, you gain the advantage of their knowledge on how the frames should fit. Suppose you’re the lone wolf type and prefer to […]
Can Dirty Glasses Cause Eye Strain?
If you’ve worn glasses for any length of time, you’ll know how annoying it is to try and look through smudges or dirt on your lenses. It can make it difficult to see but can dirty glasses cause eye strain? The short answer is yes, it can. With eye strain comes all sorts of uncomfortable […]