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What Is the Best Treatment for Swollen Eyes?

Whether caused by an eye infection, eye injury, or allergies, swollen eyes can be ugly and painful.  So, what is the best treatment for swollen eyes? The cause of the swollen eyes must be determined in order to find the best course of treatment.  There are a few...

Do You Have Spring Allergies or Dry Eyes?

During the spring, for those that have watery, itchy eyes, it may be hard to tell the difference between allergies and dry eye syndrome (DES), since both have similar symptoms. Facts About Allergies When the body’s immune system reacts to a foreign substance, such as...

What You Need to Know Before Heat Treatments for MGD

Meibomian Oil Glands (MG) are the glands located in the eyes that provide the protective oils, mucus, and fluids that keep the eyes moist and comfortable. However, many women who reach menopause, children, men and women across the nation find that they suffer from dry...

How to Manage Ocular Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin disorder that affects 16 million Americans.  According to the National Rosacea Society (NRS), this number has jumped up by 2 million in the past ten years.  Since Rosacea occurs mainly on the cheeks and nose, it is common for those who suffer from...

Is Your Smartphone Causing Your Chronic Dry Eyes?

Staring at a computer screen can cause the eyes to become tired. Everyone knows how important it is to protect the eyes from UV rays with UV blocking sunglasses. However, what many people do not realize is that the light that is emitted from a smartphone can also harm...

7 Successful and Natural Cures for Blepharitis

When eyes become inflamed and irritated, the eyelids can become crusty, swollen, and sticky.  This common eye disorder is called “Blepharitis”.  There are several remedies that don’t involve drugs or strong solutions that will soothe the symptoms and address the root...

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