Floppy Eyelid Syndrome occurs at night when patients’ upper lids are too lax and allow the surface of the eye to come into contact with their pillow. This generally occurs in obese males, especially those with sleep apnea. Patients with Floppy Eyelid Syndrome may have red, gritty eyes with mucus discharge along their eyelashes when… Read More »
If you’re over the age of 50, you may have noticed a faint to moderate white/blue ring around your cornea. This is known as arcus and is a normal age-related finding. Arcus does not impact the clarity of your vision or the comfort of your eyes. Arcus represents a gradual build-up of cholesterol. Patients over… Read More »
With early May here already, central Ohio is in prime allergy season. Pollen from grasses, trees, and other plants can make springtime miserable for allergy sufferers. Along with a runny nose, nasal congestion, and post-nasal drip, our eyes can be affected by allergies as well. Common symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis includes itchiness, grittiness, and watery… Read More »
These three layers all contribute to proper comfort and visual function of the eye. If any of these layers are deficient or produced in inadequate amounts, blur and discomfort occur. Mucus layer: This layer is produced by goblet cells on the surface of the eye. Mucus helps the tear film to adhere to the eye… Read More »
Advanced Eye Care Center’s Optical frame show is two days away! Be sure to stop by to check out premier frames from several vendors. We can help you see your best and look your best at Advanced Eye Care Center!
Each week, we see several patients who suddenly notice new floaters or new flashes in their vision. Usually patients notice one or more translucent or small black dots in their vision and sometimes white, momentary flashes of light–much like a lightning bolt. Much less frequently, patients notice a grayish curtain falling across a portion of their… Read More »
Contact lenses afford many patients crisp and clear vision without the mild hassle of wearing glasses. Because these lenses directly rest on the surface of the eye, they require routine and proper care. One of the more easily-overlooked details of contact lens care is simply rubbing the lens with a few drops of contact lens solution.… Read More »
At Advanced Eye Care Center, we pride ourselves on using the best technology to help patients. TearLab helps us to measure the quality of your tears. A TearLab test takes less than one minute, is painless and non-invasive. A small sample of tears is collected from the patient with a handheld device and is measured by the… Read More »
For some dry eye patients, their main symptom of dry eye disease is excessive tearing. This may seem counterintuitive, as they usually ask, ‘Why do you think I have dry eye if my eyes are already too wet?’ The issue here is the quality of tears, not simply quantity. Commonly the oil glands of dry eye… Read More »
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