Have your eyes ever felt gritty, scratchy, and just plain uncomfortable? You might have experienced dry eyes, like millions of other Canadians do each year. It can cause a range of symptoms, and when it gets severe, dry eyes can also cause blurriness. If you’re wondering whether dry eyes are the cause of your blurry […]
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Can Eye Twitching Be Caused by Digital Eye Strain?
It happens to everyone at some point: a twitching eye. At first, it can feel kind of funny, but eventually, it can get annoying. Eye twitching can appear and disappear out of nowhere, but is there a reason for it? Myokymia, also known as an eyelid twitch, is a condition in which the eyelid muscles […]
When Is Eye Pain an Emergency?
It’s difficult to think of anything else when your eyes are in pain. The eyes are complex and delicate organs that are easily damaged, it can be a pretty alarming experience when they start to hurt. Eye pain can be caused by anything from dirt in your eye to retinal damage so it’s difficult to […]
What are the 4 Types of Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is an eye condition that causes gradual damage to the optic nerve by increasing pressure within the eye, impairing vision. The optic nerve is what sends information from the eye to the brain. Besides underlying conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure, age is also a risk factor for developing glaucoma. Monitoring health […]