Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated, cataracts increasingly “cloud” your vision (see photo at right), and can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it...

Celebrate Safely: Fireworks Eye Safety Month

Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year. With the Fourth of July holiday just weeks away, Chang Eye Group is reminding you that fireworks are not toys but incendiary devices that can...

Those Bloodshot Eyes – When to See the Doctor

Why are my eyes red? Most of us have experienced bloodshot or red eyes. Hay fever, cigarette smoke and swimming in a chlorinated pool are a few things that can cause red eyes. Bloodshot eyes can look gross, with pink or red streaks in the sclera, which is usually...

90% of Workplace Eye Injuries can be Prevented

American Academy of Ophthalmology urges making eye health part of a daily work wellness routine On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness...

Know the Risks of Eyebrow and Eyelash Enhancement

Having your eyebrows and eyelashes treated in a salon may seem like an easy way to enhance your look. But experts have long warned that dyes and other treatments are not safe. With salons now offering a variety of procedures – microblading, eyebrow lamination, eyelash...

How Glaucoma “Steals” Your Vision

Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60...