Taking care of your eyes in Winter.

Enjoy Some Warm Soup. Many people do not realize that even mild dehydration can negatively affect the watery component of the eye. This is especially significant in winter because the cold temperatures can damped the body’s thirst mechanism, while artificial heat speeds the evaporation of tears. Instead, keep your eyes hydrated by sipping water throughout [...]

By |2018-04-03T15:34:01+02:00April 30th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Taking care of your eyes in Winter

Heat Your Behind. Whenever you get behind the weal of a chilly car, your first instinct is to blast the heat on high until your body warms up. However, sitting in front of the forced air vent is basically the same thing as holding a hair dryer to your eyeballs. It can cause them to [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:44+02:00April 23rd, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Taking care of your eyes in Winter

Increase Your Omegas The dry air of the winter season has been shown to inflame the eyes’ tear glands, partially closing off tear flow. One way to ease this inflammation is to consume a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids. If your diet is low of these helpful nutrients, taking a fish oil supplement will [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:44+02:00April 16th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Taking care of your eyes in Winter.

Wear sunglasses with UV protection. The sun can damage your eyes when it’s cold outside in more ways than when the weather is warm. Snowy conditions double the sun’s effect as ultraviolet (UV) rays can enter your eyes from above and are reflected off the snow into your eyes. Wear sunglasses that block 99 to 100 [...]

By |2018-04-03T15:25:16+02:00April 9th, 2018|Eye Care, General News|0 Comments

Keep your eyes moist in Winter

Whether you’re hitting the slopes, heading to work or just cozying up by the fire, be aware of your surroundings. It’s easy to take good vision for granted when you should really be taking precautions. Heat or air circulation from a fire or heater can cause dryness and irritation of the eye. It can be particularly [...]

By |2018-04-02T11:38:23+02:00April 2nd, 2018|Eye Care|0 Comments