Gotta bump on your eyelid right where the eyelashes start? Then you probably have an eye stye, which is a minor infection caused by your oil glands getting clogged. It might sound intimidating at first, but don’t panic. Eye styes usually go away on their own after a few days. Continue reading “Eye Stye Treatment & Symptoms”
Summer is almost here and you know what that means—Summer break! Since the kids will be out of school for three months, it’s a perfect time to schedule a pediatric eye exam. Continue reading “7 Necessities of a Great Pediatric Eye Exam”
Yes, unfortunately wearing a mask frequently can bring some trouble for the eyes. How? Well, instead of our hot breath and bacteria being blown out, it’s now being directed up into our eyes. Because of this, we’ve been seeing an increase in eye problems, such as Continue reading “5 Simple Tips to Fix Mask-Related Eye Problems”
If you’re fortunate enough to see, you should do everything you can to maintain your vision. Even if you put vision aside, keeping your eyes healthy is important to living an enjoyable life.
Sustaining healthy eyes requires routine eye exams, wearing glasses/contacts (if you’re prescribed them), and giving your body the nutrients it needs! Here are some great options. Continue reading “5 Powerful Nutrients For Healthy Eyes”
The holidays are hectic and it’s easy to forget things. Something that gets forgotten often? “Use it or lose it” benefits (Flex saving accounts, HSA, etc.) that expire at the end of the year.
Even if you haven’t forgotten, it can still be a pain to figure out how to use them. If you have “use it or lose it” insurance benefits, here are a few ways to get your money’s worth … Continue reading “3 Great Ways To Spend “Use It Or Lose It” Benefits”
Struggling with your eyes today? We’ve all been there. Some days it’s mildly annoying and sometimes it feels like your eyes are at war with you, especially when they start swelling. Continue reading “Eyes Swollen? Common Causes and What to Do About It”
It’s crazy that there was once a time when people thought eyeglasses were uncool. Luckily, most know the truth now: Eyeglasses are hot!
There are a ton of designer frames available with styles that can fit any lifestyle and occasion. It’s easy to see why many now choose eyeglasses over contact lenses.
When you get a pair of glasses you love, you want to keep them in perfect condition. Here are a few tips to clean your eyeglasses and keep them looking good. Continue reading “How to Clean Eyeglasses”
In addition to getting routine eye exams, here are some simple things you can do to take care of your eyes each day. Continue reading “How to Take Care of Your Eyes”
Kind of a weird title … but hey, ya never know! Some people with pets might be searching for eye conditions in dogs or cats. Might as well be transparent so we don’t waste anyone’s time!
To many people, the eyes are everything. They let us experience the world and help us make our way through everyday life.
When something goes wrong with our eyes, it can be scary. It’s good to know some common eye conditions and be aware of the symptoms, so here they are! Continue reading “6 Common Eye Conditions in Humans”
The COVID-19 shutdown has created problems for eye clinics. Many are backed up from rescheduling appointments and most are not accepting new patients at this time. In fact, some eye clinics are booked until October in their area. If you’re unable to get an eye appointment at your clinic, we’re ready to help you!
East Carolina Optometric Care is open and accepting new patients. We have immediate appointment openings available and our eye doctor in Whiteville is prepared to examine your eyes safely. We understand that your vision is your window to the world, and we are committed to providing you with the highest-quality eye care. Continue reading “Our Wilmington Eye Doctor Is Taking Appointments & New Patients!”