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Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

In case you haven’t heard already, this Thursday (October 13th) is World Sight Day! Though Thursday is the official day, we’re coming to you a few days early so you can get a head start on raising awareness and taking care of your health. World Sight Day is a day that we raise awareness about […]

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Groundbreaking Gene Therapy Can Improve Vision

Groundbreaking Gene Therapy Can Improve Vision

Somethings we inherit physical traits from our parents. Some of them are good, and some of them, well not so much. For the most part, we learn to live with our not so good inherited traits. But what if the trait in question was diminishing your quality of life? This is the case, unfortunately, for […]

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New Technology Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

New Technology: Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

We’ve all imagined having night vision. The ability to see in the dark without having to turn on a light or walk around with a flashlight is the stuff dreams are made of. But we could never see in the dark. We’ve evolved to see in the light, we aren’t creatures at the bottom of […]

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New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

We can lie all we want about our ages and buy all the anti-wrinkle cream in the world; but the truth remains, we all age. Every living creature and non-living since the beginning of time has aged. It’s just the process of life. As we age, our bodies begin to wither from the wear and […]

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Can Our Eyes Be Trained to Have Clear Underwater Vision

Can Our Eyes Be Trained to Have Clear Underwater Vision?

Did you ever play mermaid when you were a kid? And if you did, were you someone who refused to wear goggles because how many mermaids do you know wear goggles? The answer is none. No mermaid in the history of fiction has ever sported googles to see underwater. According to the legend, if you’re half fish […]

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New Lenses Get Central and Peripheral Vision to Work Together

New Lenses Get Central and Peripheral Vision to Work Together for Better Eyesight

Headaches are awful. Everyone can agree on this one sentiment. Headaches make you less productive and often take the joy out of your days. Sometimes headaches persist for days and sometimes they turn into raging migraines, leaving you feeling weak and irritable. More than 45 million Americans suffer from headaches per year, while eight million […]

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All About Intraocular Lens Implants

All About Intraocular Lens Implants

In the world of optics, intraocular lenses, or IOLs, tend to slip below the public radar. They’re more expensive and intrusive than corrective lenses and don’t quite have the sci-fi appeal or mass-marketing muscle of LASIK. For all that, they remain widely used in the treatment of cataracts as well as myopia. Follow along, and […]

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The Pros and Cons of Corneal Inlays

The Pros and Cons of Corneal Inlays

If you’re reading this sentence without difficulty, there’s a pretty good (around 60% chance) that you’ll eventually develop presbyopia. If you’re squinting and leaning back in your chair, then there’s a pretty good chance you’ve already got it. Presbyopia, in a nutshell, is age-related loss of the ability to focus on objects close to you. […]

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Ce6 Night Vision: Superpowers and Side Effects

Ce6 Night Vision: Superpowers and Side Effects

On the list of superpowers, night vision isn’t too high up. Telekinesis and flight definitely beat it and we’re on the fence about where to rank invisibility. But, night vision does have one extra perk: it looks like it might actually be possible. A couple of independent researchers in California have created what they call […]

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How Laser Pointers are Damaging to the Eyes

How Laser Pointers are Damaging to the Eyes

In a world filled with high tech toys and games for adults and kids alike, such as video games, board games, Lego sets, and more, the one toy we’ve no doubt all played with at some point in our lives is a laser pointer. Originally not meant to be a toy, laser pointers are commonly used […]

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Tips to Save Your Vision for Save Your Vision Month

5 Tips to Save Your Vision for Save Your Vision Month

Did you know that March is Save Your Vision Month? Originally organized by the American Optometric Association, their goal was to raise awareness about eye health and encourage eye exams. The simple truth is that we don’t think about our eyes all that much unless we have to. We wake up, open them and we […]

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