There are many reasons why people choose contact lenses over eyeglasses. They are almost invisible, don’t obstruct your vision, and are convenient when engaging in activities. However, contact lenses can interfere with the normal flow of tears over the surface of the eye, leading to dry eye and discomfort. Contact lenses can also absorb moisture […]
Is Rubbing Your Eyes Bad?
We’ve all done it. Rubbing your eyes can be a reflexive impulse, indicating that your eyes are irritated. The temporary relief from rubbing your eyes may ease discomfort when they’re tired, dry, or responding to allergens. While it may seem harmless, rubbing your eyes for too long, too often, or too firmly can damage them. […]
How Heat Can Cause Dry Eye During Winter
Controlling Causes of Dry Eyes Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and increase your eye health risks. One Ontario-based study estimates more than 6 million Canadian adults suffer from dry eye disease. While many types of dry eye treatments are available, sometimes controlling the environmental conditions is the best medicine. So, whether you’re experiencing dry eyes […]