Category Archives: Eyes

Colorblindness

Colorblindness Image Pixaby Everyone sees color differently. For people with color blindness, colors appear very different than how a normal eye perceives them. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of colorblindness, as well as the risk factors and treatment options for this condition.  What is colorblindness Colorblindness is a partial or complete lack […]


Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam

Why Everyone Needs an Eye Exam Image Pixaby There is a common misconception that eye exams are only necessary if you wear glasses. Not only is this incorrect, it can be a dangerous assumption to make. Regular eye exams are important for everyone, from children to seniors. In this blog, we’ll discuss what your doctor […]


Contact Lens Care During COVID-19

Contact Lens Care During COVID-19 Proper contact lens care is essential to keep your eyes healthy and get the most use out of your lenses. This is especially true now, as evidence shows that COVID-19 can be spread through the eyes. The best way to keep your eyes safe is to avoid wearing contact lenses, […]


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 […]


Allergies and Your Eyes

Allergies and Your Eyes If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know all too well how frustrating they can be. The same irritants that cause your runny nose and sneezing can also cause symptoms in the eyes, such as itching, redness, swelling, and watering. This condition is called allergic conjunctivitis. In this blog, we’ll discuss […]


Aging and Your Eyes

Aging and Your Eyes As you age, your body changes, and your eyes are no exception. Fortunately, in this modern era, there are treatments for most age-related problems. In this blog we’ll discuss some of the common effects of aging on your eyes, and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy. Presbyopia Presbyopia […]


UV and Your Eyes

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog UV and Your Eyes UV rays are present year round, however, as we approach summer and our days get longer, we are exposed to increasing amounts of UV radiation. You are used to wearing sunscreen to protect your skin from UV damage, but have you thought […]


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 […]


Coronavirus and Your Eyes

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog The Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has many of us nervous about face to face interaction with others, including visits to the doctor. Mountain View Eye Center understands these concerns, and we have taken many steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and patients. In […]


Children’s Eye Health and Safety

This August as our children head back to school, we can all use a reminder of the importance of screening their vision. Many kids will struggle with reading, classwork, or attention to the teachers’ lessons, and sometimes the explanation may be far simpler than a learning disorder. Maybe they just can’t see very well. Kids […]


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