Avoiding Contact Lens Infections
An outbreak of a rare, potentially blinding eye infection has hit the UK. This infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, tends to be linked to poor contact lens hygiene. Although current cases are spiking in the southeast of England, it’s possible to contract this infection – and infections like this – just about anywhere. What is keratitis? Keratitis… Read More
Do Computer Glasses Really Work?
Over the last couple of years, you may have noticed an uptick in people talking about computer glasses, or eyeglasses that are designed to filter out blue light from computer screens, smartphones, and tablets. Some people believe that blue light can lead to dry eyes, digital eye strain, and even permanent eye diseases down the… Read More
Are Laser Pointers Dangerous?
August marks Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, an awareness month that encourages people to pay special attention to childhood eye illness and injury. This year, South East Eye will discuss the dangers associated using a laser pointer as a toy. While laser pointers may seem harmless enough, you should think twice before letting your… Read More
National Picnic Month
July is National Picnic month! This July, why not try out some picnic foods that are good for your eyesight? Below, we recommend some creative recipes that’ll feed both your stomach andyour eyes. Pan Bagnat A pan bagnat is a sandwich that originates from the Provence region in France. Typical ingredients include tuna, green peppers,… Read More
How to Keep Your Eyes Safe From UV Rays
What’s the worst thing that could happen if you forget to wear your sunglasses? During the summer months, people tend to spend more time outdoors. If you leave your sunglasses at home, it might be tempting to shrug it off. You might need to squint a little, you figure. What’s the worst that could happen?… Read More