EyeHealth Articles

Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Disease

By: Dr. Bollinger
June 18th, 2020

Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Treatment   The Coronavirus pandemic has had a major effect on our daily lives and activities.  Many of us have been working from home, possibly spending more time looking at computer screens, reading and watching TV, and using our eyes in ways we had not been previously. Have you been noticing that your eyes are more tired, or that you are blinking or rubbing your eyes to keep reading material from becoming hazy or blurry?  Maybe your eyes look bloodshot more frequently than in the […]

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Why Are My Eyes Constantly Watering?

By: Jacksoneye
December 4th, 2017

There are two main reasons that your eyes are constantly watering: either you are producing too many tears, or your eyes are draining your tears poorly. Watery eyes aren’t exactly harmful to your body, but they can definitely be irritating! Let’s discuss the causes of watering eyes and what can be done to help stop overly-watery eyes.   If your eyes are producing too many tears, it is probably because of either irritation or inflammation of the eye’s surface. There are a few things that might be causing eye irritation […]

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July: Dry Eye Awareness Month

By: Jacksoneye
July 18th, 2017

Dry Eye Misconceptions Many people are under the misconception that Dry Eye is when your eyes are just too dry, when in reality it can be a serious condition with a wide variety of symptoms (including frequent tears). The month of July is Dry Eye awareness month, so we hope to educate on the real symptoms and conditions of Dry Eye.  “Dry Eye” is really part of what is more known as Ocular Surface Disease (OSD). OSD can come in many varieties – dehydration, evaporation, autoimmune, and/or allergy. Symptoms As […]

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All You Need To Know About PRK Cost

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

PRK referred as photorefractive keratectomy was a well-sought eye refractive surgery in 1996 before Lasik. Although, it is a worldwide acceptable type of eye surgery for patients with certain eyesight problems like myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism, the overall PRK cost may vary due to many factors. If you want to know exactly whether you are really getting a good deal for what your money’s worth once you decide to undergo PRK eye surgery, here are some facts that will generally cover the cost of your surgical procedure. Specialized […]

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The White Growth On Eye: Pterygium Or Pinguecula

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Eye specialists often associate the white growth on eye as Pterygium or Pinguecula. If you have noticed similar cases wherein abnormal fleshy tissues start developing on the white part of your eyes, then, I suggest it’s about time that you go to your eye doctor and have your eyes examined. Remember, being well-informed will prevent further complications and damage done to our eyes. Here are some few pointers to determine if you have Pterygium or Pinguecula, so that you are aware of their usual symptoms, physical appearances and potential risks […]

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What Are The Real Causes Of Pterygium?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Before we get to the real causes of Pterygium, let’s discuss first its meaning as well as the signs to look for if you have this type of eye disease and the various treatments needed to alleviate the patient’s pain or discomfort. What is Pterygium? Pterygium (plural word “pterygia”) was derived from the Greek word “pterygion” which means wing. Pterygium is often seen as the white growth on eye usually in the form of a wing-shaped growth of conjunctival tissue over the surface of the cornea. Most reported cases of […]

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A General View Of The Lipiflow Procedure

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Patients who have acquired the Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD), a disease resulting from the occlusion of the normal meibomian oil glands inside the eyelids which limit the lipid secreted by these glands and obstruct the gland openings resulting in the most common form of dry eye known as evaporative dry eye. When this problem occurs, the Lipiflow procedure may be an actual cure for this problem once diagnosed by the dry eye doctor. What is the Lipiflow Procedure? What is Lipiflow? The Lipiflow procedure is a curative procedur where a […]

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Do’s And Don’ts: Quick Recovery Cataract Surgery

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Some individuals diagnosed with cataracts are still apprehensive about undergoing an eye surgery, why? Although, this procedure is an out patient surgery, the recovery cataract surgery percentage may vary from one person to another. Keep in mind, delaying an impending cataract surgery may pose greater harm or damage to your eyes and general visual capability, so if you want to have a successful operation with lesser complications after cataract surgery, update yourself on areas of your concern like what happens after the operation as well as the post operative care […]

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Best Lasik Eye Surgeon. How To Choose: 6 Major Criteria

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Entrusting your eye surgery to the best LASIK eye surgeon that you can find is the key for a successful outcome of your operation. Keep in mind your eyes are the main source of mobility, so we should only get a top-notch eye specialist to do the delicate surgical procedure. There are many factors that will tell how credible a LASIK eye surgeon can be from the rest, but I have narrowed them down to 6 major criteria for your convenience and quicker understanding. Take time reading them and create your own list of qualifications […]

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What Are The Possible Laser Eye Surgery Side Effects?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

If you are scheduled to undergo a laser eye surgery, knowing the possible laser eye surgery side effects will give you peace of mind and prepare you for any worst case scenario. Keep in mind it really makes a big difference if you are completely aware of the potential outcome of the procedure, whether it is a Lasik or PRK surgery. Below are the most common reported side effects of any laser surgery Burning sensation Minor discomfort is expected after any type of laser eye surgery. The usual complaint among […]

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