Monthly Archives: December 2020

Winter Eye Problems & How to Prevent Them

During the winter months, the weather and environment can really affect your eyes, and this can often be forgotten about. Here are some common eye problems people can suffer with during winter and tips on how to combat them. Dry Eyes During winter, the weather is colder and windier and this can really dry the eyes, […]

Does Marijuana Help Treat Glaucoma or Other Eye Conditions?

Cannabis and currently available compounds derived from marijuana – like CBD – are not an adequate treatment for glaucoma, or any eye condition. To treat glaucoma, eye pressure must be managed 24 hours a day. Marijuana is not a practical treatment for constant use. And more research is still needed into the exact effects of cannabis and […]

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of the disease. Anyone with diabetes is at risk for vision loss or blindness from diabetic eye disease. Ways that diabetic eye disease may affect your eyes: • Cataract: Clouding of the lens of the eye• Diabetic […]