How Colorblindness Works Part I

Fun fact: Colorblindness isn’t about “blindness” at all. Instead, this hereditary condition affects the way your brain interprets the vibrancy of the colors you see. But “color vision deficiency” — the correct name — doesn’t have the same ring to it. Being colorblind is more than mixing up green and red, or seeing in shades […]

What is Conjunctivitis?

Conjunctivitis isn’t just the super-contagious “pink eye” that you might remember from school. Red, swollen and itchy eyes are a telltale sign of conjunctivitis. But it has several different causes, and some forms aren’t contagious at all. Here’s what you need to know about preventing and treating this common eye condition. What is conjunctivitis? The […]

Dry Eyes A-Z

We’ve all been there. It’s hour three (okay, fine, five) of bingeing our favorite show on Netflix and then all of the sudden, bam. Our eyes are dry and our contacts seemingly cease to function. We’ve fallen victim to environmental dry eye. Dry eye may be a common affliction (there are plenty more types than […]