Eye Health

Have your eyelids ever been inflamed? Do they have an unusual red colour and feel like they’re burning causing irritation? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Blepharitis could be causing you this pain.   What is Blepharitis? Blepharitis may have an unusual name, but...

Pink eye, otherwise known as conjunctivitis, is a common eye condition that causes painful, red and itchy eyes. While you may have heard of pink eye before, did you know that there are different types of pink eye? Each type can have different pink eye...

Glaucoma is a degenerative eye disease that can completely steal your vision from you. We tend to have heard this word before, but we do really know what Glaucoma is? In this blog post, we will discuss what’s Glaucoma, the warning signs, Glaucoma symptoms and Glaucoma...

When we think about UV rays and the damage they can cause, we often think about our skin and not our eyes. This isn’t good because the sun is a serious threat to our eyes and the skin around them. As a child, it’s important to...

Here at Orchard Park Optometry, we receive many questions about contact lens wear and care. Many of our patients safely wear contacts every day, but there are some important wear and care tips every contact lens user should know. Use these tips to keep your eyes...

Many people don’t realize it, but routine eye exams are an important component of your overall health care. It’s similar to visiting your dentist for checkups, or your family doctor for a physical. Your eyesight is intrinsic to your quality of life. Without it, you would...

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