Why Is Dry Eye So Difficult to Treat?

November 9, 2021

Many people living with dry eye feel misunderstood and unsatisfied with their treatment, according to a new survey.

Health Union interviewed 415 Americans with chronic dry eye about their experience managing the condition. Here’s what the survey found, and what ophthalmologists say could help.

Eye Health During COVID-19

August 7, 2021

Did you know that COVID-19 can have an affect on your eyes? But not in the ways you might think...
Turn to the Academy’s collection of EyeSmart articles for the latest information about coronavirus and your eyes, advice for patients and tips for staying healthy at home.

The Sun, UV Light and Your Eyes

July 14, 2021

Summer is here! It's hot outside and the UV rays are high. Your skin isn't the only thing that needs protection, your eyes do, too! Here are some of the best practices for protecting your eyes this summer...

Masking is Still a Requirement in Doctor's Offices

May 26, 2021

Face masks are still required in health care settings like hospitals, long-term care, or doctor’s offices; correctional facilities, homeless shelters, or schools....

5 Steps to Protect Your Young Athletes’ Eyes

April 24, 2021

Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year. An astounding 90 percent of these ER visits could have been avoided if the athlete wore protective eyewear. Even the most low intensity sports activities pose some risk for eye injuries. From basketball to racquetball, from youth leagues to the...