Eye Expert Blog

Everything you need to know about eye care and eye health from the experts at Eye Specialists of Louisiana.

Cataract Surgery: What Are My Options?

A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye (which is normally clear) becomes cloudy and interferes with the quality of your vision. A person with cataracts may experience faded colors, blurry or double vision, halos around light and difficulty seeing at night. More than 90 percent of people over the age of 65 have … Continued

Coronavirus Updates

Important Notice About Coronavirus and COVID-19 To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health as well as the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic.  At all times, we prioritize optimal health, … Continued

Driving at Night: Do’s and Don’ts

Driving at night can make anyone feel uncomfortable, especially on unfamiliar roads. Low light and glare make it harder for your eyes to distinguish contrast and gauge distance. For those driving with cataracts, it can be even more difficult. Cataract is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens and is the leading cause of vision … Continued

Tips for Winter Eye Safety

Dry skin, chapped lips and dry eyes are part and parcel of winter weather—and it doesn’t matter if you enjoy outdoor winter sports like skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing or prefer sipping hot cocoa by the fire. Dry air and sun glare are two main culprits of winter that can take a toll on your eye … Continued

Shingles in the Eye: Symptoms and Treatment

If you’ve ever had the chickenpox, there is a chance you may develop shingles. Shingles is a painful rash caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus. This rash will break out across one side of the body with a burning or tingling sensation. It may also cause flu-like symptoms. There are more 200,000 cases in the United … Continued

Yellowing of the Eyes: What Does it Mean?

Did you know that your eyes can give clues about your health? The portion of the eye known as the sclera should appear white. If discolored, something has likely gone wrong. Yellowing eyes can be a result of various medical conditions, with jaundice being the most likely culprit. Jaundice is a condition that occurs when … Continued

How Your Eyes Work & How to Keep Them Healthy

As you read this blog, your eyes are working feverishly. They are taking in bits of information and processing them non-stop. The muscles around them are working hard to move and adjust them, and as you focus more on the screen, they blink less. Those two eyes are among your bodies most impressive organs, but … Continued