Are Some Eye Conditions and Diseases Hereditary?

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

Can You Pass Along an Eye Disease or Condition? Have you noticed that children who wear glasses often have parents who also need a little help seeing? Myopia, or nearsightedness, is just one of the eye conditions and diseases that can be inherited. Inherited Eye Diseases and Conditions In addition to determining your eye color […]

Read More

Causes of Low Vision

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

Eye Conditions That Cause Low Vision Low vision causes permanent changes to your eyesight that can make life a little more challenging. You may have low vision if you can’t see well, even when wearing prescription eyeglasses. If the best you can see with your glasses is 20/70 to 20/160, you have moderate low vision, […]

Read More

A Look at the Human Eye

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

How the Human Eye Works Seeing is possible thanks to a complicated series of events that start in the eyes and end in the brain. The entire process happens almost instantaneously and is only successful if every part of your visual system works properly. It All Starts with the Cornea Your cornea, a clear, rounded […]

Read More

Can Chronic Stress Affect Your Vision?

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

How to Avoid Stress-Related Eye Conditions Stress doesn’t just affect your mental health but may increase your risk of ailments ranging from diabetes to high blood pressure to vision problems. Fortunately, vision issues usually improve once you feel less stressed. What Types of Vision Problems Can Stress Cause? If you frequently feel stressed, you may […]

Read More

How an Active Lifestyle Benefits Your Eye Health

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

An Active Lifestyle Can Help You Protect Your Eyes Staying active helps you maintain your weight, keeps your heart healthy, strengthens your bones, and may even help you lower your risk of several serious eye diseases. No matter what your age, increasing your activity level offers a simple way to safeguard your eye health. The […]

Read More

Swimming Pool Eye Safety

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

How to Protect Your Eyes at the Swimming Pool There’s no better place to be than a swimming pool on a hot summer day. Although swimming is an excellent way to relax and get a little exercise, spending time in a pool could cause eye discomfort or increase your risk of an eye infection. Fortunately, […]

Read More

What Causes Ocular Hypertension?

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

Ocular Hypertension Causes and Treatments Ocular hypertension occurs when the pressure inside your eye begins to rise. Although the increased pressure doesn’t damage your eye, it could increase your risk of developing glaucoma. If you’ve been diagnosed with ocular hypertension, treatment may help prevent the condition from worsening. Why Does Ocular Hypertension Occur? Aqueous humor, […]

Read More

Eye Makeup and Your Vision

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

How Eye Makeup Mistakes Can Affect Your Vision Do you use makeup to accentuate your eyes? Whether your go-to style is a smoky eye or you prefer a more understated look, eye makeup mistakes could increase your risk of eye irritation, infection, or vision loss. What Types of Eye Problems Can Be Caused by Makeup? […]

Read More

How to Choose the Best Sunglasses

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

Tips On Picking the Right Sunglasses for Eye Health During UV Safety Month Sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory. The glasses decrease your exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays produced by the sun and may help you lower your risk of developing several serious eye diseases. If you’ll be shopping for sunglasses soon, […]

Read More

Indoor Tanning and Your Eyes

Posted by: Eyes on Rosemont in Newsletters

Indoor Tanning May Increase Your Risk of Certain Eye Conditions A higher risk of skin cancer isn’t the only disadvantage of indoor tanning. Spending time in a tanning bed can also harm your eyes. How Indoor Tanning Affects Your Eyes The ultraviolet (UV) rays produced by tanning beds are just as harmful as those produced […]

Read More