What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

Just because someone is colorblind, it doesn’t mean they see the world like a black-and-white movie. That type of color blindness does exist and is called monochromacy, but it is by far the rarest form of color blindness. There are different ways it can happen, just like there are different ways the more common types…

A Crash Course on AMD

For people age 50 and older, age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of irreversible vision loss. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) causes the gradual loss of central vision through the deterioration of the macula, or the part of the retina that gives us our sharp, detailed central vision. AMD can make it very…

Healthy Eyes

Men and women might not come from different planets, but there are certainly a lot of differences between the two — even with eye health. Women, unfortunately, tend to be more vulnerable to a number of eye diseases, even if they are less likely than men to sustain a sight-threatening eye injury over the course…

Eyebrows and Eyelashes

Our eyebrows and eyelashes aren’t just there for decoration. They’re not even just there for helping us make different facial expressions or to make our eyes stand out. They’re actually the first line of defense our eyes have against airborne contaminants and other hazards. How Eyelashes Protect Our Eyes It might seem weird to think…