You may not always notice this, but your eyes are constantly tearing up. It’s not as much as you would normally produce like in the case of crying, but just enough to keep your eye healthy and free from dirt.
The ability to see has to be one of our most cherished senses. It allows us to enjoy the world around us, however many of us have to rely on glasses or contact lenses to for our vision to function properly.
Blurry vision is never fun, especially if you have a fast-paced lifestyle and need to fetch the kids, buy some dinner and finish the big proposal due for the next day. In the past, your eye-care specialist used to put drops in your eyes before checking for underlying problems with your vision.
Most responsible parents will have their child regularly checked by a pediatrician, but how many can say the same about annual checkups with a pediatric ophthalmologist? Many eye conditions can be treated, and even reversed, if caught early. This can save your child from a lifetime of poor vision or in some cases even worse.
Photophobia is a condition which is characterized by an extreme sensitivity to bright light sources. It doesn’t matter what the source of the light is, be it sunlight, fluorescent bulbs, or the light from a television or computer screen, any one of these can cause moderate to extreme discomfort.