Eye Care

When Should I See an Optometrist About Dry Eye?

Dry eye is a frequent ailment caused by insufficient tear production or excessive tear evaporation. If left untreated, dry eyes can cause discomfort, irritation, and even vision impairment.  While over-the-counter eye drops and home remedies may provide temporary relief, it’s essential to recognize when it’s time to seek professional help. Here are some signs that indicate […]

Autoimmune Diseases and Your Eyes

An autoimmune disease causes your body’s immune system to attack healthy cells, including those in your eyes. These diseases can cause light sensitivity, pain, redness, blurry vision, and dry eyes. You can reduce the risk of vision loss from an autoimmune disease when you receive early treatment. Autoimmune Diseases and How They Affect Your Eyes While there are over

What You Need To Be Doing For Proper Eye Health

Taking care of your eyes is necessary, but it shouldn’t be difficult. While many have skincare routines, few have consistent eye care routines. Employing a few helpful tips and being more knowledgeable can improve eye health and ensure lasting vision for as long as possible. Here are some eye health tips you need to implement if you

Exploring the Misconceptions About Eye Care

Each person has likely fallen victim to at least one of these common misconceptions about the eyes, whether you ate carrots to improve your vision or were afraid to read in dim lighting in case it permanently harmed your vision. This article will clear up some of the most common misconceptions about eye care. #1: Eating

Caring for Your Eyes As You Age: Tips for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

It’s normal for your vision to change as you get older, and luckily, glasses and contacts can help you to continue to function as usual. However, there is still a risk of eye diseases, such as glaucoma, cataracts, and more, that increase as you age. That’s why it’s important to maintain your eye health so that you

How To Prevent Eye Damage This Summer

Summer is synonymous with fun. Family cookouts in the backyard, relaxing days poolside, the beach and how it exhausts you in just the right way; basically, the time for summer is the time to relax. But just because you are relaxing does not mean that you should be relaxed when it comes to eye care.

What Do Your Eyes Do As You Sleep? Separating Fact From Fiction

Sleep is vital for our health and well-being. We spend many of our lives sleeping, yet most know little about what our bodies do during that time. In particular, what are our eyes doing as we sleep? Are they completely shut off, or are they still active? In this blog post, we’ll separate fact from

5 Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes

Your eyes are a critical part of your overall health; taking care of them is essential to maintaining good vision and preventing eye diseases. Here are some simple tips to keep your eyes healthy and functioning at their best. Eat a Healthy Diet: Eating a well-balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help keep

Don’t Make These 3 Eye Care Mistakes

Like most people, you probably take your eyes for granted. After all, our eyesight is an invaluable asset, yet often we don’t give it the care it deserves. That’s why we’ve put together a list of three common mistakes people make regarding eye care. Please keep reading to find out what they are and how

How to Get Rid of Red Eyes

Kirk Eye Center offers comprehensive eye care to help with various eye problems, including red eyes. Several factors can cause red eyes, and it’s crucial to determine the cause to properly treat the condition. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of the most common causes of red eyes and how to treat them. What Causes

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