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How Diabetes Affect Eyesight

If you have visited your ophthalmologist for a walk-in eye exam, they may have told you to eat well and maintain a normal blood sugar level to keep your eyes strong and healthy. Unknown to most people, diabetes affects eyesight. Diabetic retinopathy ...

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Simple Ways to Reduce Digital Eye Strain

Whether you’re just scrolling on social media, streaming a show, playing a game, or working from home, more screen usage means more work for your eyes. This may cause digital eye strain or sometimes also called “computer vision syndrome.” Commo...

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Things to Know About Styes

What Is a Stye? A stye is an infection in the eyelid that is caused by bacteria and can occur at the base of an eyelash or within one of the small oil glands within the eyelid. Types of Styes There are two types of stye: External stye: one that grows...

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Possible Causes for Your Blurred Vision

Your blurred vision can mean a lot of things, not just the need for glasses. Forest Optical only wants what is best for your eyes. So we’re here to talk about some of the most common causes for your blurred eye-sight. Take a look: Eyestrain This ca...

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Things You Can Do to Prevent Dry Eyes

A dry eye can be uncomfortable and irritating. A dry eye is not something you should leave untreated for a long time because if you do, it can cause sensitivity of the eye, blurred vision, and other complications. Significant drying of the surface of...

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What You Should and Shouldn’t Do When Wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses and eyeglasses are different. Caring for your contacts is a little more difficult because it is very delicate. Furthermore, you insert it in your eyes. If not cared for properly, it may cause infection which can lead to certain eye pro...

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