Category Archives: Dry Eye Syndrome

Sleep and Your Eyes

Sleep and Your Eyes We all need adequate sleep to function at our best. Experts recommend that adults get 7-9 hours of sleep every night. But this goal is not always easy to reach, and lack of sleep has a negative impact on our bodies and our minds. In this blog, we’ll discuss how sleep […]


Eyebrows and Eyelashes-What Are They For?

Eyebrows and Eyelashes-What Are They For? Eyebrows and eyelashes help us to express ourselves, whether by changing our facial expressions or enhancing the way we look. But what is the practical function of the hair that grows around our eyes? In this blog, we’ll discuss the important role that eyebrows and eyelashes play in the […]


Eye Care in Alaska

Alaskans are unique in every sense of the word. They thrive in an environment that is often harsh and unforgiving. Alaska’s distinctive climate creates many opportunities and challenges. Among those challenges are the unique eye care needs of Alaskans. In this blog, we’ll discuss how Alaska’s climate and geography affect our vision and eye health.  […]


Choosing the Right Eye Drops

Choosing the Right Eye Drops Photo Pixaby Buying eye drops sounds like a simple task, but walking down the eyecare aisle at a grocery store can quickly become overwhelming. With so many over the counter products available, it is hard to know what to choose. This blog will explain the differences between some commonly used […]


Blepharitis

Blepharitis Blepharitis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects the eyelids. It can cause symptoms such as discomfort and dry eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this condition. Causes Blepharitis can occur in two parts of the eyelid:  Anterior Blepharitis affects the front part of the eyelid. This […]


Blue Light and Your Eyes

  THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog Blue Light and Your Eyes Blue light has been receiving a lot of attention lately. You may have seen ads for blue light filtering eye wear online, or perhaps you have heard about blue light protection from your eye doctor or optician. But what does […]


Alcohol Linked to Increased Risk of Dry Eye

While a headache is a sign you may have indulged too much the night before, a recent study shows that your eyes can be affected, as well, if you frequently experience extreme eye dryness. A 2012 study by researchers at the Hallym University College of Medicine found that alcohol can significantly worsen symptoms of dry […]


Dry Eyes and Your Contact Lenses

It’s not uncommon for contact lens wearers to complain about chronic eye dryness. In fact, eye dryness is one of the reasons why many forgo contact lenses altogether and resume wearing their trusty pair of eyeglasses. Contact lenses continuously draw moisture from the eyes to keep themselves hydrated. This is the rationale behind the need […]


Understanding the Prevalence of Dry Eye Syndrome in Women

We earlier wrote about how city dwellers are more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome than their rural counterparts. Apart from one’s area of residence, it looks like gender may also be an indicator on whether or not one is likely to experience the symptoms of dry eye syndrome. Based on information gathered from […]


Dry Eye Syndrome Shown To Be More Common Among City Dwellers

It looks like there’s one more reason to finally make that decision to propose location-independent work to your boss and transfer residence to the countryside. The results of a study that were also announced during the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans last year revealed that city dwellers such […]


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VUITY™ Eye Drops for Presbyopia

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