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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in Bethesda Vision Care. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

Women’s Guide to Dry Eye Syndrome

April marks Women's Eye Health and Safety Month, a crucial time to spotlight women's unique ocular health challenges, including the higher risk of developing dry eye syndrome (DES). This condition, characterized by insufficient lubrication on the eye's surface, can lead to discomfort, blurred vision, and even corneal damage if left...

Traveling with Eye Allergies: How to Stay Comfortable on the Go

Travelers with eye allergies face unique challenges like airplane dryness and hotel room allergens. This post offers practical advice for managing symptoms, emphasizing the benefits of daily contact lenses and the importance of consulting an eye doctor for a comprehensive exam to ensure optimal eye health and comfort.

The Effects Of Macular Degeneration On Your Daily Life and How To Cope

The Daily Impact of Macular Degeneration and How To Cope February is a month known for love and passing out valentines, but it's also an essential time for another reason — Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. At Bethesda Vision Care, our clinic stands on compassion, expertise, and a genuine commitment to...

Glaucoma Myths Exposed: Know the Facts, Protect Your Sight

Have you ever wondered about the mysteries of glaucoma? As conversations around eye health intensify, misconceptions persist about this sight-threatening condition. In honor of World Glaucoma Awareness Month, we have decided to bust five common myths about glaucoma, revealing its complexities, debunking myths, and emphasizing the indispensable role of regular...

What Do Your Eyes Reveal About You?

An individual's eyes can reveal a lot about them, including their mood, feelings, and even emotions. By simply looking at them, eyes can convey a warm, bright, and inviting vibe as well as a cold and repellent one – they are the window to a person’s soul. The Iris: What...

Cosmetic Procedures & Blurry Vision

Cosmetic procedures have been prominent for both women and men for years. While the popularity of certain procedures tends to decrease and incline in waves, temporary facial “improvements” like Botox injections have become and remain one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. The popularity is thanks to its noninvasiveness, and...

When the Whites of Your Eyes Just… Aren’t Quite White

White eyes have just about the same cosmetic priority as white teeth or unblemished skin. In fact, several surveys reveal that about 30% of people initially notice eyes when they first meet someone. While you can be a generally healthy human with stained teeth and imperfect skin, your eyes can...

How To Prevent “Mask Fog” on Your Glasses

If you wear glasses and a face mask, you’ve probably struggled with “mask fog.”  Your lenses get all misty, requiring you to wipe your eyewear throughout the day. Below are a few strategies to help you prevent your eyeglasses from fogging up when wearing a mask. But First, Why Do...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at some point. Some even report experiencing a "snow globe effect" as if they are swatting at many imaginary bugs. Floaters may be an annoyance, but...

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms or tics are actually quite common. Here are 7 things you should know about this eye condition: Eye twitches are generally caused by a repetitive,...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs medical attention? First of all, any time an eye infection is accompanied by fever, excessive discharge or pain, you should see your eye doctor immediately....