Over-the-Counter and Home Remedies for Bloodshot Eyes

Most of us have experienced bloodshot or red eyes. They can look unpleasant, with pink or red streaks in the parts of your eyes that are usually white. Bloodshot eyes can also be uncomfortable—with itchiness, tearing, and burning all common symptoms. What Causes Red or Bloodshot Eyes? Various irritants can cause vessels on the eye…

Should You Switch from Glasses to Contact Lenses During COVID-19?

Infectious disease experts are suggesting that people who usually wear contact lenses should consider making a temporary switch to wearing glasses during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the fundamental guidelines for avoiding COVID-19 infection is to avoid touching your face, but if you wear contact lenses, you must touch your eyes every day, sometimes multiple…

The Scary Dangers of Halloween Contact Lenses

Colorful novelty contact lenses may seem like the perfect missing touch to your zombie, werewolf, or vampire Halloween costume, but they can turn a fun night into a Halloween nightmare when purchased without a prescription. Decorative, theatrical, special-effect contact lenses are safe to wear, but only when they are properly prescribed and cared for. To…