5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LASH EXTENSIONS

Posted by on September 17, 2019 · 1 Comment 

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Many people choose eyelash extensions instead of falsies or mascara. This is because they do make your eyes look as if your lashes are naturally long and beautiful. Most brands claim to be long-lasting, and an easy solution for women with limited time for a beauty routine. You go in once to get them placed in, and your problem with lashes is forever solved. But are there risks involved when getting synthetic eyelash extensions placed? How do extensions affect your overall eye health and eye care? Let’s take a closer look at five things you should know about lash extensions.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP FOR EYE HEALTH

Posted by on June 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one-third of all Americans do not get enough sleep. While lack of proper rest through sleep is associated with several serious health problems like diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, and heart disease, your eyes can also suffer tremendously from not getting enough sleep as well.

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HOW UV RADIATION AFFECTS YOUR EYES AND VISION

Posted by on May 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

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We’ve all heard that UV radiation can cause damage to our eyes, but how careful are we to prevent it from happening? Many common eye diseases are easy to avoid if you know the risks and stay aware. The good news is that it’s not expensive to protect your eyes every day — in fact, it’s very easy. Here’s what you should know about the effects of ultraviolet radiation on your eye health:

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CAN EXCESSIVE SCREEN TIME HURT MY VISION?

Posted by on May 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

With the rise of tablet and smart phone use and the need for much of today’s workforce to use a computer on a daily basis, people look at LED screens more than ever before. This has led to a rise in what doctors are calling “computer vision syndrome.” These screens emit a lot of “blue” light, which, while essential for eye health in smaller doses, can cause a variety of problems for the eyes in excess.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VITREOUS DETACHMENT

Posted by on October 3, 2018 · 4 Comments 

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Growing older brings physical changes, and most people expect gradual signs of aging in their skin, hair, and joints. Many are aware that their sight can deteriorate over time, and it is common for the elderly to rely on visual aids to manage their daily activities. However, symptoms of posterior vitreous detachment can be unexpected and alarming, causing a bit of panic until an ophthalmologist appointment can be scheduled. These are the facts you need to know about this widespread condition.

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RETINAL TEAR AND RETINAL DETACHMENT

Posted by on September 18, 2018 · 6 Comments 

Our sight is deemed one of the most, if not the most, important of all our senses, yet we may tend to take it for granted. However, as we age, this trusted sense may begin to fail. One of the more serious problems that can develop is a retinal tear or retinal detachment.

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WHAT IS RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA?

Posted by on September 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) symptoms often appear during childhood or adolescence, a time when occasional clumsy periods aren’t uncommon … In reality, however, an awkward phase may not be the cause of frequent falls or sudden difficulty playing sports. In some cases, the symptoms may be due to decreased side (peripheral) vision or night blindness caused by RP.

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TEENS NOT WEARING THEIR GLASSES: WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

Posted by on August 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Eyeglasses may not always look the coolest. But, if your teen has a prescription for corrective lenses, it’s in their best interest to wear them …

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COMMON EYE INFECTIONS AMONG ADULTS

Posted by on August 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Just as with everything else, your eyes change throughout your life. That’s why many common eye conditions are experienced by older adults. As the structure and function of the eyes change, risk increases for ocular infections. If you are a mature adult or caring for one, keep reading to learn about the most common eye infections.

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KERATOCONUS ISSUES AND ANSWERS

Posted by on July 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Dieters will sometimes joke about waging their own personal “Battle of the Bulge” as they work to lose weight. But some individuals are more concerned about another “Battle of the Bulge” — a battle that can have serious consequences for their eyesight. Keratoconus, a progressive condition that causes the cornea to take on an abnormal bulging shape, can produce major refractive errors and other vision-limiting problems. But if you’re suffering from keratoconus, you’ll be happy to know that medical science offers a variety of options to treat your condition and optimize your eyesight.

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