Do Your Eyes Feel Worse In The Morning?

If you suffer from dry eye, you may have noticed that your eyes feel worse in the morning, despite a good night’s rest. You’d think it’d be the opposite, but there are actually a few reasons why this is so. (hint: read on to find out!) Nocturnal Lagophthalmos I bet you didn’t know many people […]

The 5 C’s to Change Your Makeup Routine

Dry eye disease affects women much more commonly than men, and if handled improperly, daily makeup routines can exacerbate symptoms. Let’s flip that negative into a positive. Grab your mascara wand and eyeshadow, beautiful ladies –here are the 5 C’s on how to combat dry eye and SAFELY wear makeup. Keep it CLEAN– Always remove […]

Blepharitis and Dry Eye

Blepharitis is an inflammatory eye disorder that can affect people of all ages, at varying severities. It is caused by bacterial overgrowth or skin conditions, like rosacea. It leads to red, scratchy, irritated eyelids with flakey, dandruff-like scales accumulating along the eyelashes. More severe and/or chronic cases can lead to lash loss, fluctuating vision, eyelid […]

SummerEYES’d: Your Summer Travel Dry Eye Guide

Planning a summer escape? The doctors at Bellaire Family Eye Care have collectively visited Florida (Dr. Voss), The Grand Canyon (Dr. Tucker), Yellowstone National Park (Dr. Moore), and Los Angeles (Dr. Kazmi) this year, alone! The song goes-“summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Unfortunately, the dry airplane cabins, change in environment, new climates, and altered […]

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EyeStyle- A Lifestyle for the Eyes

Dry eye is a multi-factorial disease requiring a comprehensive examination to identify the causative factors and treatment plans unique to an individual. However, there are several simple lifestyle changes that you can incorporate to improve your overall eye health. Screen Time = Mean time Constant electronic device use (let’s be real-we are always looking at […]

Just Add Water? A Dry Eye Series by the Dry Eye Doctor

Dry eye disease affects an estimated 60 million Americans and is quickly becoming one of the most common reasons patients are scheduling an appointment with eye care providers. Tears are essential for healthy eyes and optimal visual performance. If tears are deficient or of incorrect consistency, you can start experiencing symptoms of dry eye inflammation, […]

Healthy Foods for Your Eyes

Healthy Foods For Your Eyes

Everyone has heard that carrots are rich in nutrients that promote healthy eyes-but did you know there are several other eye-friendly foods you can incorporate into your diet? Here are 8 foods that can help you attain good ocular health! Vegetables Red Bell Peppers Bell peppers provide the most vitamin C per calorie – providing […]

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes & Vision

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes & Vision

It is a known fact that diabetes seriously affects a person’s quality of life. It can cause long-term damages to different organs of the patient’s body. As per National Institutes of Health, almost 29 million people are suffering from diabetes in the US alone. Moreover, there are 86 million people who are at pre-diabetes stages. […]

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

Summer is one of the most fun times of the year. With the warmer temperatures, you can finally enjoy all of those outdoor activities that your family loves. While you’re fishing on the boat, building sand castles at the beach or relaxing by the pool, don’t forget about the potential dangers that the sun brings. […]

The Importance of Annual Eye Exams

Regardless of your age, annual eye exams are extremely important for detecting common eye diseases and determining your prescription for eye glasses or contacts. Your eyes are always changing which is why we recommend scheduling an eye exam every year.  Because vision is such a central part of your daily life, ensuring that your eyes […]

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