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How Long Can I Wear my Contacts?

How Long Can I Wear my Contacts?

When wearing contact lenses, it is important to adhere to the wear schedule directed by the manufacturer of the contact lenses and by your doctor. In most cases, contact lenses are designed to be worn for either a day, two weeks, a month, or a year.   What...

What Can be Found During an Eye Exam?

What Can be Found During an Eye Exam?

An annual eye exam is recommended for everyone over the age of eighteen and an eye exam at least every other year is recommended for all children under the age of eighteen. These are preventative eye health examinations which can identify diseases in the eyes and the...

What Causes Double Vision?

What Causes Double Vision?

Double vision, or diplopia, can be very disorienting and cause issues with balance, reading, and perception. There are many potential causes of double vision depending on the type of double vision, when the double vision begins, and anything else that presents...

How Does Herpes Affect the Eyes?

How Does Herpes Affect the Eyes?

Herpes is a group of viruses that infect humans. Among these viruses, there are several that can infect the eyes and result in various signs and symptoms.   Types of Herpes Viruses There are three families of viruses within the larger group of herpes viruses....

What Causes Floaters in Your Vision?

What Causes Floaters in Your Vision?

Floaters are also known as a Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) and are areas of black or gray in your vision that move – or float – through your vision. These can come from a variety of causes and present in different ways.   Where are Floaters in the Eye?...

What Causes Pink Eye?

What Causes Pink Eye?

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a common condition with four main causes. Not all cases of pink eye are infectious or contagious.   Four Categories of Conjunctivitis Cause Pink Eye The four main categories of causes of conjunctivitis are viral, bacterial,...

Can You Get Secondary Cataracts?

Can You Get Secondary Cataracts?

After cataract surgery, vision is typically better than it has been in years and the clarity is remarkably noticeable. However, for some people, after a few months their vision begins to get cloudy again like it was before the cataract surgery. This is caused by a...