Articles categorized under "General Interest"

A collection of articles that includes Anaesthesia, tanning bed concerns, dry eye, refractive errors, how to instill eyedrops, and the difference between Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians.

How to Instill Eyedrops

Infections, inflammation, glaucoma, and many other eye disorders often are treated with medicated eyedrops. It is important to remember that... View Article

Color Vision

Color blindness (color vision deficiency) is a condition in which certain colors cannot be detected. There are two types of... View Article

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

Ophthalmologists are cautioning patients about visual side effects caused by medications for erectile dysfunction (impotence). These drugs relax the smooth... View Article

Smoking and Eye Disease

Tobacco smoking is directly linked to many adverse health effects, including high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer. Smoking is... View Article

Computer Screens

Complaints of eye discomfort and fatigue are becoming more common as the use of computer screens increases. While it is... View Article