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5 Things You Should Know About Lash Extensions

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 […]

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The Importance of Sleep For Eye Health

According to the Centers 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

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, […]

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Teens Not Wearing Their Glasses? What Can Happen?

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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Top Eye Exercises to Boost Your Vision

Do your eyes start to feel more tired than usual? Have you noticed that the longer you stare at your digital screens, the more fatigued, sore, or even dry they become? Nowadays, most eye problems aren’t even age-related. They happen simply because of negligence and failure to focus on our body’s health. They also happen […]

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8 Small Ways To Improve Your Eye Health

When you pay a visit to your Kansas City ophthalmologist, you’re no doubt hoping to hear good news. Perhaps you’d love to hear, “You’ve got great vision” or at the very least, “Your vision hasn’t changed remarkably.” This is perfectly understandable. We all want to keep our vision healthy, for as long as we can. […]

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Blocked Tear Ducts: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Though tears are most often associated with sadness, the truth is that your eyes produce them constantly. When everything is operating normally, the lacrimal glands above each eye release a flow of lubrication to wash away debris and keep you comfortable. The liquid moves across your eyes and drains into small holes where the upper […]

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WHEN TO SCHEDULE AN EYE EXAM

Unfortunately, far too many people postpone their annual eye exam … some even skip a year or two, and although it may seem like a harmless habit, it can really take a toll on your vision. Without regular screenings, your eyesight could be in trouble, and you won’t know until it’s too late!

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TOP TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR EYESIGHT

While the preventative measures for heart attacks, joint and back pain, and all manner of other ailments are almost common knowledge at this point, most people do not know how to take proper care of their eyes. In fact, we do very little to care for our eyes until we realize that we’re losing our […]

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6 COMMON EYE DISEASES OF THE ELDERLY

As you age, you acquire a higher risk of developing certain eye diseases. Since early detection and treatment can often preserve vision, doctors recommend a comprehensive dilated eye exam for anyone over the age of 50. Here is an overview of the most common eye conditions found in this demographic:

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MAKEUP AND EYE ALLERGIES

Many women attribute common symptoms such as puffy eyes to a lack of sleep or seasonal allergies, but they might be overlooking the real culprit: their makeup. When you have allergies to various ingredients in your favorite cosmetics, you could find yourself suffering over the long term.

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KEEP YOUR AGING EYES IN SHAPE

As you age, so do your eyes. It’s no secret that eyesight is one of those physical functions that tends to fail as the years go by — unless you take measures to minimize age-related threats to your eyes and vision. Let’s examine some smart eye care strategies that can help maintain your ocular well-being […]

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BEST FOODS FOR BETTER EYESIGHT

With 25 million people worldwide suffering from eye problems that are age-related, it’s essential to care for your eyesight as you get older. While it’s obvious that a healthy diet is vital for promoting better an ideal weight and other body-related issues, does the food you eat directly affect your eyesight? Are there certain foods […]

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BEST WAYS TO PREVENT CATARACTS

Almost 40 million people are predicted to have cataracts by 2030, and the number is only going to rise after that. A cataract creates a cloud in the lens of your eye, and without a clear lens, your vision becomes blurry. In some cases, you can also develop a brown or yellow tint. Cataracts can […]

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HOW OLD SHOULD KIDS BE BEFORE WEARING CONTACT LENSES?

“Mom! But I don’t want to wear glasses! The kids at school call me four-eyes!” Many parents have heard this argument, or a similar one, when debating with their kids about whether or not they’re old enough for contact lenses. Kids have various reasons to prefer them, but one of the most common is that […]

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