What Smoking Does to Your Eyes

What Smoking Does to Your Eyes

Smoking is detrimental to nearly every part of your body, including your eyes. Although many people know that smoking can lead to life-threatening diseases like heart disease and cancer, they tend to be less familiar with the effects of smoking on the eyes and vision....
What It’s Like to Be Color Blind

What It’s Like to Be Color Blind

When you hear that someone is color blind, you may assume that they cannot see any color at all, and they see the world only in shades of gray. Fortunately, that’s not usually the case. Since there is a lot of misinformation and assumptions about colorblindness, the...
Are Cheap Sunglasses Bad for Your Eyes?

Are Cheap Sunglasses Bad for Your Eyes?

If you’re a regular reader of the Eyesthetica blog, you probably remember us mentioning the importance of shielding your eyes from the sun’s UV rays to reduce your risk of eyelid cancer, pterygium, cataracts, and other complications. One of the best ways to protect...