Eyes bothered by bright lights?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Mar 11, 2024 2:53:52 PM

If you find yourself wincing or instinctively shielding your eyes from bright lights, you may be experiencing photophobia, a condition characterized by heightened sensitivity to light. This discomfort can be triggered by a range of light sources, including sunlight, fluorescent lights, and traditional incandescent bulbs. While photophobia isn't a standalone eye disorder, it can serve as a warning sign of underlying issues such as infections, inflammation, or recent eye surgeries like LASIK.

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by Caleb Leonard on Dec 4, 2023 9:43:00 AM

Our eyeglasses have a relatively brief lifespan. Whether our prescription changes, our frames break, or we just want to update our look, we replace our glasses all the time. But before you toss those old frames in the trash, discover how to donate or repurpose your old eyeglasses with this helpful guide.

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The Connection Between Air Quality and Eye Health

by Guest Author Teri Silver on Oct 30, 2023 3:36:50 PM

Clean, healthy air is a key component to clear vision. However, the connection between air quality and eye health is often overlooked. Dirty, musty, hazy air leads to eye and respiratory problems. Polluted air irritates your eyes, causing short-term and long-term effects.

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