What Does It Mean to Be Color Blind?

What Does It Mean to Be Color Blind?

If you have difficulties distinguishing certain colors, you might have a form of color blindness. But does having this vision condition actually mean you can’t see color at all? Here we learn more about how our eyes perceive color, and why some people see colors much...
What Is Lazy Eye? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

What Is Lazy Eye? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

If you’ve ever seen a young child with an eye patch over one eye, chances are that little one has a visual development condition called amblyopia, or lazy eye. But what exactly is amblyopia, what causes it, and how can you spot it? Let’s take a look. When one or both...
Why Am I Seeing Halos Around Lights?

Why Am I Seeing Halos Around Lights?

Seeing halos (bright circles or rings around lights) can be common, but they can also be a cause for concern. Here’s a look at why you might be seeing halos and what to do about them. Have you experienced seeing bright rings or circles surrounding a light source, such...
Raising Awareness With World Sight Day

Raising Awareness With World Sight Day

This annual day to raise public awareness about blindness and vision impairment issues is coming October 8. Learn more about this global initiative and how you can protect your sight. Did you know that around the world, about 2.2 billion people are visually impaired...
Do You Need Computer Glasses?

Do You Need Computer Glasses?

In front of a screen much? Whether you’re frequently online for work, school, or just scrolling out of habit, you may have considered computer glasses. Here, we find out whether or not they’re worth looking into. Many people these days are investing in special eyewear...