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Many eyes diseases like glaucoma and cataracts can lead to complete and permanent blindness, but people often disregard common eye conditions like astigmatism and presbyopia as major threats. The articles here talk about the dangers of some of today’s most common eye problems and how you can take precautions and steps to improve eye health naturally.

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

The world we live in is changing fast; especially when it comes to the workplace. Office work is a relatively new form of work. Before that most of our ancestors were manual laborers. As a result, their eyes had evolved to see long distances. However, the world today is much different. Most of us work […]

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The Computer Vision Syndrome Infographic

The Computer Vision Syndrome Infographic

Computer vision syndrome, also known as CVS, has been on every doctor’s radar for a while now. As we become more and more digital with everything we do, we may be putting our eyes and bodies at risk. CVS has been on the rise and according to an infographic put together by FramesDirect and NowSource, digital […]

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Why are More People Nearsighted than Ever Before

Why are More People Nearsighted than Ever Before?

Our bodies are a strange and complex thing. We find a way to cure one ailment, and just as quickly, a new one begins affecting mass populations. A relatively new eye condition that seems to be on the rise with no signs of slowing down is myopia. This condition is also known more colloquially as […]

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6 Tips to Make Life Easier at Home When Dealing with Low Vision

6 Tips to Make Life Easier at Home When Dealing with Low Vision

Not to be confused with blindness, low vision is a condition that is not correctable by surgery, medication or various eye wear like glasses or contact lenses. Symptoms of low vision can include blurred vision, tunnel vision, blind spots or partial sight. Low vision, though it can potentially affect anyone of any age, it is […]

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Though many of us are quite aware of cataracts and their existence, many are unaware of what cataracts are and how exactly they affect a person’s vision health. According to the Kellogg Eye Center, by the age of 65, over 90 percent of people have at least one cataract. Between the ages of 75 and […]

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What is Diabetic Retinopathy and What Causes It

What is Diabetic Retinopathy and What Causes It?

Anyone with diabetes will tell you that it can be a hard disease to deal with. According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2008 4.2 million Americans over the age of 40 had diabetic retinopathy. We’re won’t sugar coat this. Diabetic retinopathy is a scary disease, but it is treatable and preventable. You had no choice […]

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Lazy Eye May Be Treatable in Adults Now

Lazy Eye May Be Treatable in Adults Now, Not Just Kids

Many a time we have heard that adult amblyopia (or lazy eye) is untreatable. Children with amblyopia can be cured, but after the age of 10 it becomes difficult to cure the vision condition. If not treated before then, you’d get a pat on the back and a pair of shiny new glasses. Looks like […]

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The Connection Between Vision Problems and Schizophrenia

The Connection Between Vision Problems and Schizophrenia

We are gradually beginning to understand that beyond simply allowing us to view the outside world, the human eye also has tremendous potential to help show the outside world what is happening inside the brain and body. Aside from eye-related disorders such as cataracts or glaucoma, changes in eye appearance have been shown to indicate […]

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65 percent of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

New Report Finds 65% of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

Everyone spends time in front of their computers or smartphones or tablet screens. You have to have your eyes on one of those screens right now to be able to read this article! The world continues to become more and more digital, but what does that mean for our eyes? According to the Vision Council […]

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How to Prevent Cataracts Naturally

How to Prevent Cataracts Naturally

Let’s get some bad news out of the way first: if you have eyes, and chances are you do, you are at risk of developing cataracts at some point in your life. It’s a natural part of aging. Your eyes become overused and tired. But this doesn’t have to be a metaphorical death sentence for […]

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Tricks to Improve Night Vision

Tricks to Improve Night Vision

Some animals, like cats and owls, can see quite perfectly at night. Unfortunately for us, we were not given the same type of sight no matter how much we like to stay up into the wee hours. Humans have day vision, meaning we see more clearly during the day when lots of light is present. […]

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