March 31, 2021As if the stress of daily life weren’t enough to deteriorate your vision, the pandemic happened. The National Eye Institute acknowledges studies indicating that COVID-19 particulates can enter your conjunctiva. This mucous membrane lines the outside of the eye and the inside of the eyelid. From there, the virus replicates. Now that the pandemic has entered its second year of devastation, everyone needs to pay even more attention to optic health. If you want to find out how to care for your eyes and vision in 2021, here’s what you should know.
February 17, 2021How much time do you spend looking at digital screens? If the last year is anything to go by, your use of screens has almost certainly increased. Whether for work or play, to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues to do basic day to day tasks like banking and paying bills, we rely on digital devices more than ever. While they certainly make life more convenient, their prolonged use can also have a profound effect on our vision and our quality of life. This is known as digital eye strain.
January 31, 2021Glaucoma is one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. According to estimates, this condition affects about four million people in the U.S. alone. Many people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it. This is because the condition usually has no symptoms until the latter stages. This is one of the reasons why glaucoma awareness is important.
November 6, 2020Here at Grin Eye Care, we are supported by a passionate and dedicated team of eye care experts. We are committed to taking exceptional care of patients seeking care for their vision needs. Learn more about our pediatric services at Grin Eye Care and get to know the experienced doctors who serve you.
October 31, 2020Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Temperatures start to cool down, and the summer hordes have already disbanded. Many people immediately associate this season with time well-spent outdoors.
October 20, 2020Here at Grin Eye Care, we are supported by a passionate and dedicated team of eye care experts. Our new pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Broxterman is committed to taking exceptional care of patients seeking care for their children’s vision needs. Learn more about our pediatric services at Grin Eye Care and get to know the experienced doctors who serve you.
September 30, 2020Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is a type of vision impairment that originates from the brain rather than the eye. CVI presents when the brain’s visual centers suffer damage, injury, or have structural abnormalities.
August 14, 2020Do your parents have cataracts? Are you worried about your eye health? Cataracts can be a very serious and costly issue. If anyone in your family has had cataracts, you know how difficult they can be. If you are worried about getting cataracts, then you can be relieved. There are simple lifestyle changes that you can make to prevent cataracts.