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When Your Tears Don’t Work — Dry Eye Disease

When Your Tears Don’t Work — Dry Eye Disease

Why are my eyes so dry? Why does it hurt when I blink? How do I treat dry eyes?

If the pain in your eyes has left you with thoughts like these, you’re not alone. Although many of us have experienced dry eye syndrome before, the symptoms can be really different from person to person, episode to episode. Sometimes the problem is nothing more than a slight irritation to blink away. But other times the eyes might experience stabbing pains and vision problems. Keep reading to learn what causes dry eye…and what you can do to cure it!

Do Screens Really Hurt Our Eyes?

Do Screens Really Hurt Our Eyes?

Think for a moment: how much time every day do you spend watching a screen?
With useful technologies like smart phones, tablets, television screens, and computer monitors becoming so integrated in everyday life, it can be hard not to inadvertently stare at pixels for several hours every day. We all know that keeping our attention buried in blue light can make our eyes tired after a while, but can too much exposure cause significant problems? Keep reading to learn the effects of screen time on our eyes!

Why Do We Need To Wear Sunglasses?

Why Do We Need To Wear Sunglasses?

It’s official — summer is here! The solstice on June 20 marked the start of the sunniest season. So grab your bathing suit, beach chair, and SUNGLASSES! While we are enjoying our summers it’s important to remember that our eyes can be damaged from the sun. Thankfully, there is an easy (and fashionable!) way to prevent this. Read on to learn more about why sunglasses should be a must-have for your summer kit.

Here’s The Skinny On How Nanodrops Save You Money

Here’s The Skinny On How Nanodrops Save You Money

Did you know prescription eyedrop bottles release drops that are 5 times too large for your eye to absorb? This means that if you have a 100 percent success rate getting eyedrops into your eye, you are still wasting 80 percent of the medication in your bottle.

This is where nanodrops (which you can achieve with the Nanodropper!) come into play regarding your eye health.

Do You Play Sports? Your Vision Affects Performance More Than You Know

Do You Play Sports? Your Vision Affects Performance More Than You Know

Most casual basketball fans should know the name Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. For those who don’t know, Kareem is the highest scoring player in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Even more points than Michael Jordan!

Kareem was known as being dominant, tall, his patented “Skyhook” shots…and the goggles. His goggles had more to do with his success than you might think!

Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month — For Nanodropper, It’s Personal

Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month — For Nanodropper, It’s Personal

For the women of Nanodropper, the company’s mission to provide better access to vision-saving medications is personal. Co-founders Allisa Song, Dr. Jennifer Steger, and Mackenzie Andrews have each experienced problems related to their eye health. Two of every three people living with vision problems are women, and with April being Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, the team decided to shed light on their own brushes with the healthcare system and how daunting it can be to seek out proper eye care.

Our hope is these stories will inspire you to go get your annual eye exam, and prioritize your overall health, which includes your eye health!

“Breakfast With Tiffany” — Join Miss United States For Nanodropper’s Women’s Eye Health Event

“Breakfast With Tiffany” — Join Miss United States For Nanodropper’s Women’s Eye Health Event

Did you know 2 out of every 3 people on Earth living with blindness or vision problems are women?

Many women (and men) resist the urge to get glasses or address their vision problems, especially those who work in public-facing industries like fashion, acting, or beauty.

Nanodropper is teaming up with none other than the reigning Miss United States, Tiffany Rea, to raise awareness for Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and help raise money for Prevent Blindness.

The What’s What of Dry Eye Drops

The What’s What of Dry Eye Drops

Do you have scratchy or itchy eyes? Does the sun or bright light make your eyes extra sensitive? Are you thinking about switching to glasses because contacts have become uncomfortable? You may have chalked up your eye troubles to allergies or changes in the weather. However, persistent eye irritation may be the sign of underlying disease, specifically dry eye.
There are a variety of causes (like allergies, irritation by contact lenses, etc.) and symptom levels to consider when exploring eyedrops to treat your dry eye.

Lowering Eye Medication Costs And Increasing Adherence With Nanodropper

Lowering Eye Medication Costs And Increasing Adherence With Nanodropper

Nanodropper cofounders Mackenzie Andrews (Chief Commercialization Officer) and Dr. Jennifer Steger (Chief Scientific Officer) recently joined the innovative Outcomes Rocket podcast to discuss how the company helps reduce waste and cost of eyedrop treatments while improving access points and eye health. They share what drives their passion for healthcare, and educated listeners on eye medications, medication adherence, and health waste. They also talk about Nanodropper’s upcoming clinical trials and programs they launch to help improve low-income individuals, like the Give the Gift of Vision program.

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