How Did I Get a Stye?

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A stye, medically known as a hordeolum, appears in the eyelid area as a red pimple-like bump, and is usually tender or painful. Styes typically occur near the lash line (external hordeolum), but can also appear on the underside of...
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Eyeball Licking: A Dangerous New Trend?

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In the summer of 2013, news spread quickly about a dangerous new trend, called “worming” or oculolinctus, and a serious outbreak of disease among Japanese youth. Upon further investigation, many news sources retracted or amended previously published stories, saying the...
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All About Swollen Eyelids

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Swollen eyelids can be uncomfortable and unattractive. Swollen eyelids are associated with a variety of symptoms that can hamper or affect vision. While most cases of swollen eyelids are not serious, several serious conditions may cause swollen eyelids. Without proper...
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Why Is My Eyelid Twitching?

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Almost every person experiences some form of eyelid twitching in his or her lifetime. Known medically as blepharospasm, eyelid twitching is characterized by the involuntary movement or spasm of the eyelid muscles. Spasms typically occur every few seconds over the...
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3D Vision and Movies

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3D technology is redefining how people experience entertainment. The images are sharper, clearer and have an added dimension to make them appear closer to how they would appear in real life. Many movie producers and video game designers are incorporating...
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What to Look for in Sunglasses

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All sunglasses are designed to shield your eyes from bright sunlight. Many sunglasses go a step beyond and also promise protection from ultraviolet (UV) light rays and other types of natural radiation from the sun. Protecting your eyes from these...
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Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

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It feels like a natural thing to rub your eyes when they are itchy, watery, or otherwise irritated. Keeping your hands away from your eyes, however, is a smart choice for promoting better eye health. Rubbing your eyes can lead...
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What Does Dilating My Eyes Do?

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You may have heard the term “dilation” being used by your eye doctor or other patients who have had their eyes dilated during an exam. The dilation of your eyes is a very important part of a comprehensive examination because it helps your eye...
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Ergonomic Tips to Reduce Eyestrain

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Eyestrain is a very common problem that causes sore, itchy, tired eyes that burn and water. Eyestrain can also result in headaches, sore neck and back, sensitivity to light, and difficulty focusing. While anyone can suffer eyestrain, using a computer is...
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The Eye Institute

Good Looks is now The Eye Institute.

Thank you for visiting GoodLooks. We’re now part of The Eye Institute family. You can still visit us in the same North Raleigh location or check out one of our other two offices in Raleigh or Knightdale. Learn more on the “Locations” page on our website.

We look forward to seeing you again soon!