IMPORTANT FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EYELID HEALTH

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IMPORTANT FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EYELID HEALTH

Every day your eyelids work hard to keep your eyes healthy and safe. They help your eyes stay moist, wipe away dirt and dust, and protect against incoming foreign objects and light. As part of your overall eye health care, it’s important you remember to have your eyelids examined during your routine check-up. Like the […]

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EYES STINGING AFTER SWIMMING IN A POOL

Since summer is here, many people are going to be hitting the pools to cool off and have fun. One of the most common problems you can expect from pool water are itchy, burning, red eyes. This condition usually fades after some time, but in some cases your eyes can continue to burn. Learn the […]

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DON’T STARE AT THE SUN!

You’ve probably been told to not look directly at the sun. If you’ve ever glanced at the sun, you know it doesn’t take that long to want to close your eyes and look away. Sunlight is harsh, and projects rays of light that we can’t see, but we can certainly feel. A few seconds of […]

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YOU SHOULDN’T SKIP ROUTINE EYE CHECKUPS

Eyes are referred to as the windows to the soul, but we don’t think of them as windows to our health. If you don’t wear glasses or contacts or have any other eye problems, you might not see the value in visiting an optometrist for a checkup. You may think it’s a waste of time […]

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EXPOSING MYTHS YOU BELIEVE ABOUT YOUR EYES

With so much information available on the internet about best eye care techniques, it’s hard to know what to believe and what is a myth. When in doubt, it’s important to visit credible sources — such as websites operated by real medical facilities, hospitals, or universities — or to visit your optometrist. Check out these […]

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PROTECTING YOUR EYES DURING ALLERGY SEASON

Spring is here and summer is almost upon us. During this time of year, a heavy amount of pollen is in the air. Unfortunately, for many people, pollen leads to problems with allergies. The dust that is kicked up by the frequent rainfall doesn’t help either. The sniffling and sneezing are annoying enough, but the […]

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How To Protect Your Eye Health

Did you know that your daily lifestyle habits can have a direct impact on your eye health? Many individuals focus on practicing healthy lifestyle habits if they want to lose weight or have more energy throughout the day, but don’t realize that these same habits can help contribute to optimal eye health.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEARING CONTACTS

Contact lenses might be the ideal treatment if you’re looking for a vision correction solution and have no desire to wear glasses. Over 34 million people in the United States wear contact lenses, which is a common treatment used to improve vision.

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WHY YOUR OPHTHALMOLOGIST DILATES YOUR EYES

During an eye exam, your eye doctor will dilate your eyes. Patients often wonder why it’s necessary to have their eyes dilated. Dilation is actually an important part of a comprehensive eye exam.

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UNHEALTHY HABITS THAT COULD BE HARMING YOUR VISION

Practicing healthy lifestyle habits can help you maintain your vision and protect your eyes. However, many individuals tend to practice unhealthy habits that could be contributing to worsened vision. Take a look at the following lifestyle habits you should avoid at all costs to maintain your eye health.

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ARE EYEGLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES RIGHT FOR YOU?

If your vision has been declining, your ophthalmologist may have suggested that you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses to correct your vision. Before making your final decision on glasses or contacts, take into consideration the advantages and disadvantages to both options.

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THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO HAVE EYE SURGERY

If you’ve decided to have eye surgery, you may be trying to decide when to have surgery to achieve optimal results. The recovery period is fairly short for most types of eye surgeries, which means you can have surgery at any time of year. However, you should consider your schedule and responsibilities to determine the […]

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ERGONOMIC TIPS THAT CAN PROTECT YOUR EYES AT THE COMPUTER

In today’s society, many people spend the majority of their days working in front of the computer. While technology may certainly have simplified the American lifestyle, sitting at a desk all day can actually increase your risk for a variety of health problems, including back and shoulder pain, a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and […]

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SURPRISING HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT CAN BE
DETECTED BY YOUR EYE DOCTOR

You may already know that your eye doctor can diagnose glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts, as well as a number of other eye disorders when performing a regular eye exam. However, did you know that your ophthalmologist can also be the first to detect diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or even multiple sclerosis?

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3 SECRETS TO ACHIEVING YOUNGER-LOOKING EYES

As you grow older, your eyes can tend to become weaker. Not only might you experience trouble seeing as well as you once did, but you may also develop crows’ feet around the corners of your eyes, worry lines, and sagging eyelids. Many people say that if you want to guess the age of any […]

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