Because eye allergies are very common, our Doctors would like to share with you some background information regarding eye allergies. Symptoms of allergies may include red, watery and itchy eyes, a runny or stuffed nose, sneezing, sinus pressure, a sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath, chest tightening, and in severe cases, an asthma attack.
Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids. Redness, swelling, styes, cysts, and flaky crusts at the eyelid margin characterize it. Symptoms include scratchy, swollen, tender, and irritated eyes. Blepharitis can be caused by various bacteria and be chronic or acute in presentation. People with skin conditions such as rosacea, acne, and eczema are more prone...
A cataract is a clouding of the internal lens of the eye that leads to a decrease in vision. As the lens becomes cloudier, vision becomes blurry and distorted. People with cataracts commonly experience difficulty in appreciating colors and changes in contrast, driving, reading, recognizing faces, and coping with glare from bright lights. Common risk...
Conjunctivitis can be either an irritation or an infection of the membrane that covers the white of the eye and the inside lining of the eyelid. It has become commonly known as "pink eye" due to the significant blood vessel inflammation that can occur.
Allergies and other irritants like air pollution, eye make up, and contact...
At Nora Eye Care, we believe it is important to keep our patients educated about healthy vision. Learn more about the anatomy of your eye with our Interactive Eye! Click and learn more.
Knowing what it takes to maintain healthy vision is important. As leading eye health providers, we have selected the resources in this section of the website to educate our patients about eye health, eyeglass lenses and frame, and contact lenses. We are committed to protecting your eyesight.
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Studies show that high energy blue wavelengths of light cause disruptions in sleep, and they may also contribute to eye diseases like macular degeneration.
It is important to wear sunglasses when outside to protect your eyes from ultraviolet and high energy visible blue light, but our electronic devices also put out a high amount of harmful blue light rays.
Decrease the amount of harmful blue light entering your eyes by installing this handy app for Windows, Mac, iPad/iPhone, and Linux.