How to Get Sunblock Out of Your Eyes

If you have ever witnessed an unfortunate encounter between sunscreen and eyes, you know firsthand how excruciating it can be. A very strong rub in the eye can sometimes cause stinging that lasts for hours. It can take hours before the victim can open his eyes, especially outside in the bright sun. There’s no doubt…

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Understanding Color Blindness

Visit our San Antonio, TX Optometrist for an evaluation Color blindness is a condition affecting one’s capability to see colors with normal lighting conditions or to perceive colors as they are normally viewed. Typically, the disorder is inherited, but can also be caused by accidents or a number of eye diseases. The discernment of color…

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National Diabetes Month

Are you aware that diabetes is the number one cause of vision loss in adults between age twenty and seventy four? If not, you are not alone. From 2008, over 4 million people in North America living with diabetes were diagnosed with diabetes related blindness. Out of those tested, 70,000 suffered from advanced diabetic retinopathy,…

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All About Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye is the lack of central vision development caused by the failure of the two eyes to work together. With the majority of instances of lazy eye the eyes themselves are typically healthy yet visual acuity can not be achieved by just glasses. Left untreated amblyopia can cause severe visual…

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Ocular Allergy Relief in San Antonio, TX

Although many correlate seasonal allergies with the springtime, a large number of people experience symptoms during the fall as well. Above sneezing and a stuffy or runny nose, eye allergies can significantly impede one’s ability to function normally. When suffering from allergies, the eyes can become itchy, puffy, and irritated and often sting or tear.…

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Cataracts Awareness in San Antonio

A surprising number of people aren’t aware that cataracts affect approximately 20.5 million Americans over the age of 40. In truth, more than 50% of the people over age sixty-five have some degree of cataracts. What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens. This inhibits the transmission of light…

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