Accent Eye Care Extended Wear Contact Lenses and Eye Health

Extended Wear Contact Lenses are contacts that you can leave in for an extended period of time and can be worn when sleeping. These lenses are different than your typical Daily Wear Contact Lenses that you remove at the of the day before bed. Extended wear contact lenses are generally thinner than regular lenses, which […]

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Accent Eye Care About Low Vision: Too close to visual impairment?

Low vision is a sight problem that makes it difficult to do everyday activities. Glasses, contact lenses, or other standard treatments like surgery cannot fix it. You may have low vision if you can’t see well enough to do things like reading, drive, recognize people’s faces, telling colors apart, and see your television or computer […]

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Accent Eye Care Color Blindness, You Can’t See the True Colors

Color blindness occurs when you are unable to see colors in the usual way. It is also known as color deficiency. Color blindness often occurs when someone cannot distinguish between some colors. It usually happens between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. The retina contains two types of cells that detect light. They are called […]

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Accent Eye Care Major points on Diabetic Macula Edema

Diabetic Macula Edema (DME) is a complication of diabetes that occurs when excess fluids begin to build up in the macula of the eye. The macula allows you to focus and see the fine details. It is found, at the center of the retina, the lining, at the back of the eyes, containing blood vessels. […]

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Accent Eye Care Cytomegalovirus Retinitis (CMV Retinitis)

What you should know about it. Cytomegalovirus retinitis is an acute viral eye infection of the retina. The retina is a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye, necessary for vision. CMV retinitis affects people with a weakened immune system caused by a bone marrow transplant, HIV/AIDS, chemotherapy. However, people with HIV/AIDS […]

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Accent Eye Care What is pinkeye, causes and symptoms?

Pinkeye is an inflammatory condition of the conjunctiva of the eye and is also known as Conjunctivitis. The conjunctiva is the thin layer of tissue that covers the white part of the eye as well as lining the inside of the eyelid. Conjunctivitis is highly contagious, depending on the causative agent but is rarely serious […]

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Accent Eye Care What are antifog lenses?

Fogging refers to the accumulation of mist or steam on a surface when it is moved from one type of environment to another. For example, if you blow against a glass window on a chilly day, you see the window fog up. In most cases, glasses fogging up is a very annoying phenomenon, and in […]

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Accent Eye Care Blue Light and UV Light, are they Harmful?

Many people have heard about UV Light. In this digital age, more people are learning about Blue Light. There are some distinct differences between these two types of light, but the more pressing question is, ‘which is more damaging?’ Learn more educational facts about each kind of light and a verdict on which may be […]

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Accent Eye Care Bulging Eyes: What and Why?

If you have ever seen someone whose eyes seem to have bulged out of the sockets, there are two possible explanations. The first is that it is a hereditary family trait, and it is harmless. The other is that an underlying medical condition. If it is due to a medical condition, it is called proptosis, […]

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