What Causes Dry Eyes & How Do You Treat It?
Dry Eyes

Every year millions of people report that they experience dry eyes, with those 50 years and older being more susceptible to the disorder. Symptoms of dry eyes may include a stinging, itching or burning sensation of the eye ranging from a slight irritation to a more painful level. But what really causes dry eyes, and how is it treated?

Color Blind Test
Color Blind Test

A color blind test is administered in order to determine if a person suffers from the inability to clearly differentiate colors. Color blindness itself is not a form of blindness but just a disorder that affects a person's ability to distinguish certain colors. In an effort to help you perform a quick test to determine whether or not you are impacted by color blindness Contact Lens King is providing an Ishihara Color Blind Test. Upon submission of the test we will provide you with a result page indicating whether or not you are likely suffering from vision color deficiency and if you do which steps should be taken.

Red-Green Color Blindness: Protanomaly, Deuteranomaly and Deuteranopia
red-green color blindness

Red-Green color blindness is the most common type of the inherited color blindness disorders and consists of 3 main types: protanomaly, deuteranomaly and deuteranopia. But what specifically causes red-green color blindness? How does each type of disorder affect the afflicted? How is it treated?

Color Blindness | Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Color Blindness

Prevent Blindness America reports that color blindness afflicts approximately 8% of all males and less than 1% of all females. But what does it mean to be color blind? How is it tested and what are the available treatments?


Strabismus is a misalignment of the eyes which presents in approximately 4% of the population. There are many different types of strabismus ranging from horizontal esotropia, which is the inward turning of the eyes sometimes also referred to as 'crossed eyes', and exotropia, which is the opposite sometimes called 'wall-eyed'. But what causes this disorder and how is it treated?


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