5 Ways the Sun Can Damage Your Eyes

We all know the sun’s UV rays can do a number on our skin and eyes. But what you might not realize is the number of ways the sun can damage your eyes. Your eyes can get sunburned. Did you know that your eyes can get sunburned? Commonly known as…

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7 Tips for Putting in Eye Drops

Sometimes we need to use eye drops whether we have dry, itchy eyes or a medical condition. For some of us, getting eye drops in our eyes can be a challenge. However, there are simple tips for putting in eye drops to ensure the drops land where they need to!…

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10 Common Eye Problems and Their Causes

You know your eyes. So, if you notice any changes in them, they’re well worth paying attention to. From dry eyes to eyestrain, we’ll examine 10 common eye problems and their causes. But please, remember—don’t hesitate to seek medical attention if necessary! Doctors always prefer that people choose check-ups over…

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6 Tips for Wearing Contacts in Cold Weather

Every season comes with its fair share of excitement—and a few challenges too. Winter is no different! Fortunately, you can prepare to conquer the chilliest months of the year with these helpful tips for wearing contacts in cold weather. Turn Away From the Fire Sitting around flickering fires is a…

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8 Ways That Your Vision Changes as You Age

What’s the phrase? Ah yes: new year, new you! This expression may be truer than we realize. How you see the world transforms over time. Read on to learn more about the ways that your vision changes as you age. You May Experience Dry Eyes Do your eyes still feel…

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Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye: When to See a Doctor

Seeing a spot of red in your otherwise white eyeball can be alarming. Many of us refer to these as burst blood vessels in the eye—the technical term for it being “subconjunctival hemorrhage.” In other words, it’s a delicate blood vessel in your eye that has broken—for one reason or…

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Understanding Astigmatism: What Is It, and How Is It Treated?

The last time you or a loved one went to your eye doctor, you may have heard about astigmatism. Many people across the world live with this condition—but they don’t know exactly what it means. Don’t worry—we’re here to help all our patients start understanding astigmatism, as well as how…

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6 Reasons to Avoid Rubbing Your Eyes

Ah! What’s that in your eye? It could be pollen or dirt. Whatever it is, it sure is itchy and uncomfortable! Even though it can offer some momentary relief, rubbing your eyes can lead to some pretty bad results. So, next time you get the urge, remember these reasons to…

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COVID-19 Update: Mississippi Eye Care Clinics Will Resume Routine Visits

As per the Mississippi State Board of Optometry and state orders, we now have the option to resume routine eye wellness exams and yearly medical visits by appointment. Mississippi Eye Care clinics will resume routine visits effective immediately. Prior to this point, we have fortunately been able to remain open…

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