What's an eyecare emergency?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Mar 25, 2020 3:54:05 PM

As we've all seen throughout New York State this week, many healthcare facilities are only able to treat emergencies while open. The rest of our everyday, non-essential treatments have stopped for a period of time. We all hope it's safe to resume our full practice soon. 

So, what is an eye emergency? We thought it would be helpful to tell you about some of the eye issues we are seeing, that we would want you to contact your ophthalmologist about.

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The dangers of rubbing your eyes

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Mar 16, 2020 12:40:33 PM

We all rub our eyes when we are tired, or frustrated, or just out of habit. Knowing what happens when you do it and how you can get rid of this bad habit is essential to not only your eye health, but your overall health as well.

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Common causes and treatments for red, bloodshot eyes

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Mar 3, 2020 3:12:12 PM

Nothing startles, quite like the feeling of looking in a mirror and finding a pair of red, bloodshot eyes, looking back at you. The most frustrating part is when you haven’t particularly done any strenuous activity to cause that redness. The good news is that in most cases, the cause of red or irritated eyes is harmless and can be treated relatively easily.

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