Dr. Jones has found that there is a surprising lack of medical blogging about one particular body part: the eyes. Our eyes are incredibly important to our quality of life, and yet most of us mistakenly believe that if we see well, we can safely ignore those little globes.
Jun 12 2012
What Happens If Your Eyes Get Sunburned?
In the United States, skin cancers are more common than all other types of cancer combined. The dermatological community has done an excellent job educating the public about the dangers of sun exposure and the importance of sunscreens. But few ...
May 08 2012
My Top 10 Solutions For Eye Allergies
Because of the unusually warm winter, this year’s allergy season will be longer and more intense than most years. Your body may already be showing signs of pollen allergy, including itchy, puffy eyes, runny nose, and frequent sneezing. I myself...
Apr 02 2012
When Does An Eye Injury Require Medical Attention?
Pittsburgh pitcher A.J. BurnettPittsburgh Pirate pitcher, A.J. Burnett, recently suffered an orbital fracture after being hit in the temple during a bunting drill. Although Burnett was wearing a batting helmet, it did not protect him from the ...
Mar 29 2012
Dr. Val’s New Blog Teaches You All About Eye Health – With Podcasts!
I’ve been blogging for over seven years on various websites—which means I’ve probably written the equivalent of several books about health and medicine! But in all those years of writing, I’ve found that there is a surprising lack of medical bl...