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 […]

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 […]