When you were a kid, you may have been warned by your parents not to sit too close to the television because doing so can cause poor eyesight. You may have also been told that eating carrots will improve your vision. While your parents’ advice was well intended, it turns out these are both myths.
Before you take a dip at the pool this summer, it’s important to protect your eyes. Pool water contains chemicals that can increase the risk of developing eye infections.
Seeing eye floaters and flashes can be normal and, in most cases, doesn’t indicate a health problem. However, in some cases, they are a warning sign of an eye problem that can cause vision loss.
Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies, which affect both adults and children. Along with sneezing and runny nose, patients also suffer from itchy, watery red eyes and swollen eyelids.
When it’s time to sleep, it’s best to avoid too much light as much as possible. It tends to throw your biological clock and circadian rhythm out of whack. When this happens, your sleep will suffer and can cause eye strain and anxiety. Thankfully, there are ways you can minimize your exposure to light.