Summer Air Quality & Your Eyes


When you check the daily weather forecast, you’ve probably noticed the accompanying air quality reports. Ozone levels can spike in the summer months, which makes our eyes even more vulnerable to air pollution. In the Earth’s lower atmosphere, ozone, an odorless, colorless gas, isn’t formed naturally. Rather, it forms when pollutants from cars, power plants, [...]

Summer Air Quality & Your Eyes2021-06-15T16:07:54+00:00

Summer and UV Rays


Outdoor activities are popular during the summer months, and they expose our skin and eyes to more and harmful UV rays than most other seasons. You don’t need to be staring directly into the sun for it to affect your eyes, either. The more sun exposure your eyes get over the years, the more it [...]

Summer and UV Rays2021-05-18T18:08:34+00:00

Honey & Your Eyes


We have all heard that locally harvested honey can be effective in reducing allergy flare-ups. Did you know it can be helpful for your eyes also? Honey is a wonderful natural sweetener and replacement for sugar.  It’s also used all over the world for its antimicrobial, wound-healing, and soothing properties. While not as popular in [...]

Honey & Your Eyes2021-04-01T19:05:10+00:00

Your Eyes & Allergies – Part 2


We hear it a lot this time of year: Allergies and eyes. Here are a few more tips to help you tackle eye allergies: 6.  Knowledge Is Power Have allergies turned your eyes red and puffy? You're not alone -- millions of Americans deal with the condition, also called allergic conjunctivitis. A cold compress can [...]

Your Eyes & Allergies – Part 22021-03-24T15:00:35+00:00
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