How to Prevent Makeup Related Eye Infections

Did you know that makeup and eye health are often related, often in a negative way? Eye makeup, in particular, can cause conjunctivitis (pink eye), allergic reactions, and even scratch your cornea if not used carefully. Since this is one of the most prevalent causes of eye infection, it’s important to know a few guidelines about eye makeup use. Here’s how to prevent eye infection from makeup, so you can still enjoy your beauty routine without sacrificing your eye health. 

Posted in primary eye care, eye infection causes, how to prevent eye infection, makeup and eye health

Which Cataract Surgery Option Is Right for Me?

When you’re told you have cataracts, it can be a little scary and overwhelming to take the next step. But when your vision is at stake, it’s important to review your cataract surgery options with your eye doctor and proceed with the best course of action for your eyes. With several surgery options, and types of cataract surgery lenses, that course of action might be a little confusing. So here’s a breakdown to help you better understand what’s available to you. 

Posted in Types of Cataract Surgery Lenses, Intraocular lens, Cataract Lens Options, Cataract Lens Cost

What Are My LASIK Options for Distance Vision

If you’ve struggled with nearsightedness and are eager to fix your distance vision, you might be an ideal candidate for LASIK eye surgery. There is more than one LASIK surgery option to choose from, depending on your specific situation. Here’s a look at what we offer at Horizon Eye & LASIK Center, so you can end your quest for how to fix nearsightedness and move on with clear distance vision. 

Posted in LASIK Surgery Options, LASIK Eye, How to Fix Nearsightedness

New to Contacts? Here are 5 Tips to Help!

So you finally made the decision to switch from glasses to contacts. This can feel like a rite of passage, and many people get very excited about the switch. After all, you won’t have to worry about wiping your glasses lenses throughout the day, can participate in athletics and outdoor sports much more easily and enjoy a natural field of vision, too. 

Posted in tips for first time contact lens wearers, tips and tricks for putting in contacts, cleaning your contacts

3 Ways to Get Your Eyes Prepped and Ready for Summer

True or false: Your eyes are consistent year-round, no matter the season. The answer, as you may have guessed, is false. The changes in weather, air pollution and other environmental factors that come with each season require that you take special care in different ways throughout the year to keep your eyes healthy. Some of the major culprits behind eye damage in the summertime include chlorine in pools, excess heat and lots of time spent in the sun. To help you keep your eyes in tip-top shape, here are a few tips to avoid dry eyes, red itchy eyes after swimming and the harmful effects of the sun. 

Posted in When to Wear Sunglasses, Red Itchy Eyes After Swimming, Avoid Dry Eyes

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