Virtual Reality and Your Eyes

January 22nd, 2017 Virtual Reality (VR) headsets were the talk of the town at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This once niche technology is now becoming more mainstream, and could potentially become immersed in our lives, much like how smartphones have. You may have heard of some of the bigger names already involved in VR such as: Oculus, Microsoft, HTC, Samsung, and Google. The latest out of the rumor mill is that Apple is working on a …

What Your Eyes Want You To Eat This Holiday Season

October 27th, 2016 With the holidays around the corner, there will be many family gatherings and office parties for us to attend and enjoy good food. While we’ve heard that carrots are good for our eyes, there are actually a lot of other foods that are great for our eyes. So with all the upcoming holiday meals we’ll be eating in mind, here are some of our favorite foods that are beneficial to ocular health. FISH Fish such as salmon, …

What kind of damage can the sun cause in the eye?

July 27th, 2016 Most of us know that sunlight and its ultraviolet (UV) radiation are harmful to our skin and can cause cancer. Therefore, most of us are good about using sunscreen when outdoors. But did you know that the sun’s UV rays can also cause damage to your eyes? Research has shown that sunlight and UV radiation are linked to a number of conditions in the eyes, such as cataract, macula degeneration, pinguecula, pterygium, and more. For this article, …

Protecting Your Eyes From Harmful Blue Light – iOS 9.3 Can Help

March 26th, 2016 By now you’ve probably heard the term ‘blue light’ on the news or read about it in a technology article online, but did you know it can have an adverse effect on your eyes? Let’s take a look at exactly what blue light is, why it can have an adverse effect on your eyes, and what you can do to protect your eyes. To better understand its negative effect on our eyes, we should first examine what …