Interesting Vision Facts

The eyes are the window to the soul, and a very complex and intriguing window at that. Here we talk about how vision works and delve into the many complexities and humorous facts about eyes, like when we first start to form images to which animal has the biggest eyeball.

All-Natural Home Remedies for Eye Allergies

All-Natural Home Remedies for Eye Allergies

Eye allergies can be extremely irritating, painful and just plain annoying. But, it’s just your body defending you. An eye allergy is the body’s natural response to a foreign invader. The immune system will recognize the allergen as something dangerous, when in fact it is not. The response is itchy, watery, red eyes that can […]

Why Babies’ Eye Color Changes from Blue to Another Color

Why Babies’ Eye Color Changes from Blue to Another Color

You may have noticed that your best friend’s newborn baby’s eyes are now brown. But you could have sworn that at the baby’s coming home party, they had blue eyes. Well, you can stop with the brain-wracking because no tricks are being played here. In fact, it’s a pretty common occurrence. Recent studies have discovered […]

Why Do We Get Dizzy?

Why Do We Get Dizzy?

We all know that reeling sensation that we sometimes get. It could be from spinning around too quickly, standing up too quickly, or for some other medical reason. No matter the cause, dizziness is not a pleasant sensation. Dizziness can be long term or short term, and sometimes the level of the dizziness can be […]

How Eye Makeup Can Cause Vision Damage

How Eye Makeup Can Cause Vision Damage

Eye makeup is worn by millions of women around the world. Without even thinking about it, women put on makeup every morning just like they put on pants. But, could your eye makeup be detrimental to your eyes? Some studies suggest yes, that eye makeup can cause serious harm to your vision. However, most optometrists agree […]

How Hormones Affect Vision

How Hormones Affect Vision

We’ll start this one off by saying that when we’re talking about human biology, hormones affect just about everything. As anyone who’s ever been through puberty can attest, hormonal changes can completely alter a human body. Changes in sight are, of course, no different. Hormones and hormone ratios are crucial parts of the body’s system […]

Are Your Migraines Caused by Bad Eyesight?

Are Your Migraines Caused by Bad Eyesight?

As the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraines are present in 25 percent of American households. Migraines can make anyone miserable, and anyone that suffers from them has no doubt quickly tried to discover what is causing them in hopes of alleviating the pain. There are many triggers for migraines, from flashing lights […]

What Are the Lights and Patterns I See When I Close My Eyes?

What Are the Lights and Patterns I See When I Close My Eyes?

We’ll start with the important stuff: they’re not hallucinations, they’re not aliens, and you’re probably not suffering from some horrible disease. We’ll talk about a few of those things later – excepting aliens – but odds are you’re just experiencing some extremely normal visual phenomena known as phosphenes. Phosphenes can come in an almost limitless […]

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

You may have heard that if you have blue eyes you’re at a higher risk of developing eye diseases. There is some truth behind this, though it has been a matter of debate among scientists and medical professionals for a while. Some say that there is no indication that blue-eyed people are at any higher […]

What Your Eyes Do When You Sleep

What Your Eyes Do When You Sleep

We’ve mentioned the dangers of not getting enough sleep in other posts. However, we didn’t really get into what sleep actually was or how it can help our vision. If you are like many people you probably think that your eyes are still and relaxed during sleep, during part of your sleep period this would […]

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