Why do my eyes burn when I wear mascara?

Why do my eyes burn when I wear mascara? When you’re experiencing dry, red, and watery eyes, your first thought might be to blame allergies. Sure, allergies from pollen and animal dander are common. More common though, are eye irritations from chemicals and substances making contact with your eyes.   Products that come in close […]

Are your allergies affecting your eyes?

sneezing, runny nose, coughing, eczema, watery eyes, allergies, eye care, optometrist Are your allergies affecting your eyes? If you’re among the 20 million South Africans who suffer from allergies, you’ll know all about the typical symptoms that come with allergy season: sneezing, runny nose, coughing, eczema, and watery eyes. Allergies can impact your eyes considerably, […]

How to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes

How to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes It’s difficult to feel confident in the morning when you wake up looking washed out, with dark circles and puffy eyes. Dark circles are a common condition that many people experience, but they can be disheartening because they make you look tired, older, and even […]

Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching? A slight spasm. A gentle tug. A flickering feeling. An uncontrollable need to blink. Twitching eyelids are common. Mild twitching can feel worse or more frequent than it is. You know it is happening but nobody else can see it when it does. Nevertheless, eye twitches are bothersome, and symptoms […]

What to expect from your eye exam

What to expect from your eye exam Most blinding eye diseases can be stopped or slowed if caught early. Unless you have regular eye exams, eye problems that often have no symptoms could creep up without you knowing. An eye doctor will be able to pick up if there is a problem with your eyes […]

Why Choose Dynamic Vision

Choosing an optometrist With the wide choice of optometrists and trendy, retail eyewear shops, you might be confused about where to get your eyes checked. You may even be tempted to buy a pair of eyeglasses online which might not fit. One thing is certain; If you’re having trouble seeing, it is time to see […]

The Effects of Smoking on Vision

The Effects of Smoking on Vision Smoking is a habit that has several negative implications for our health. One that many people aren’t aware of is the effect of smoking on their eyes and vision. If you are looking for a good reason to stop smoking, or to get someone you care about to quit, […]

Ten habits to avoid for healthier eyes

Ten habits to avoid for healthier eyes Many people have a few bad habits which are placing undue additional strain on the eyes and can impact vision over time.The eyes are the windows to the world and the sheer amount of information they process daily is enough to make them weary. But, a lot of […]

Buying Contact Lenses online

Are you risking your vision by buying contact lenses online? Beware of the possible hazards to your eye health when ordering contact lenses online and skipping your contact lens examination.  Some of the complications of wearing contact lenses are corneal ulcers, Acanthamoeba Keratitis, infections, corneal abrasion and even blindness that can be avoided with regular […]