AMBLYOPIA: Causes and Traetments

Amblyopia (also sometimes referred to as lazy eye) is a medical term used to describe the occurrence of reduced vision in one eye compared to the other. Amblyopia is a common visual impairment among children where the incidence of occurrence in children is between two to three percent. If the problem is not addressed during childhood it could persist into adulthood so lets take a deeper look into what causes this disorder and how it is treated?

Dangers of Halloween Contacts
Halloween Contact Lenses

Eyes have many different shapes, sizes and health requirements and the law requires consumers to be properly fitted with the lenses that best meets their vision correction and eye health needs; this includes special FX contact lenses. Find out the dangers associated with wearing Halloween contact lenses and the steps you should take to avoid them.

Types of Color Blindness
Type of Color Blindness

According to the National Institute of Health there are 3 main types of color blindness. These are red-green color deficiency, blue-yellow color deficiency and complete color blindness. Red-green color deficiency is the most common disorder impacting approximately 6% of all males. Let's discuss these 3 different types of inherited color blindness more in depth and find out what causes them and how they impact a person's vision.

How to Perfectly Apply Eyeshadow

So you want to accentuate your eyes; what better way to do it than with the help of eyeshadow. Eyeshadow can help compliment your eye color while adding depth and dimension to them; however before applying any you first have to decide on your goals. For instance, do you want to alter how the size of your eyes appear or simply draw attention to them. Simply applying different colors and textures can alter your appearance drastically. Watch the video below courtesy of AlexandrasGirlyTalk on YouTube and gain some tips on how to perfectly apply eyeshadow including tips on how to hold the brush and properly prepare the eye for eyeshadow.

National Literacy Month: Promoting Eye Health While Reading
National Literacy Month

National Literacy Month is a global movement with a great cause. It promotes and encourages reading with a view to improve the level of literacy in society. In an effort to celebrate National Literacy Month we would like to provide safety tips on how to reduce eye strain while reading, and ultimately improving your reading experience to make it more enjoyable. We will investigate possible issues associated with reading caused by both traditional and digital books and share suggestions on how to address them.


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