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Eye twitching

Causes of Eyelid Twitches

What is Eye Twitch?

An eye twitch is an uncontrollable spasm of the eyelid muscles. A twitch occurs in both the upper and lower lids but usually occurs in the upper lid. This abnormal blinking may happen many times per day. If the eye twitching persists for days or longer, it can affect your vision. Although, these spasms are very mild and feel like a gentle tug on the eyelid. The spasm can be strong enough to force both eyelids to close completely. This stage of the condition is called (blepharospasm).

Categories Eye Care
How to protect your eye from UV ray

How to protect your eye from UV rays?

UV means ultraviolet radiation, which is invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun. Ultraviolet radiation that reaches the earth’s surface comprises two types of rays called UVA and UVB. Ultraviolet radiation can cause problems with the eyes and the immune system. Skin specialists recommend that people use sunscreens that protect the skin from both kinds of ultraviolet radiation.

Categories Eye Care
Bad eyesight

Signs your eyesight is getting worse

Vision can change a lot throughout one person’s lifetime. Although you may have had a good vision as a child, problems start occurring as you grow older. There are also a variety of other factors that can lead to a decline in your eyesight. Here are some of the facts you need to know about vision problems and worsening eyesight.

Categories Lenses
Reading lenses

Reading lens Vs Prescription lens

Can you buy reading glasses without a prescription? Well, you can. Reading glasses come in two main styles;

  • Full frames, in which the entire lens is made in the reading prescription, AND
  • Half -eyes, the smaller “Ben Franklin “style glasses that sit lower down on the nose.