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Keeping Astigmatism at Bay

Keeping Astigmatism at Bay: The Best Fixes

It can be easy to tell if you’re farsighted because your vision will be blurry when you look at things up close, but you’ll be able to see things clearly in the distance. And it can be easy to tell if you’re nearsighted, because, well you’ll be able to see things up close clearly, but […]

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Better Vision, Better Volleyball

Better Vision, Better Volleyball

Good volleyball players must be athletic, quick and be aware of the movement of not only the ball, but the players around them. Because of this, good vision is an important part of being a good volleyball player. Although good vision won’t make you jump higher, it can help you hit the ball in the […]

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The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

If you haven’t really heard of behavioral optometry before, you’re not alone. The term isn’t an incredibly commonly-used one and it can be difficult to turf up information on the practice, let alone find a practitioner. At root, a behavioral optometrist is to a traditional optometrist as a chiropractor is to a spine doctor. Both […]

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Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

When it comes to correcting vision, we’re largely used to thinking in terms of glasses, contacts, or even surgery. However, some problems may need a slightly different technique. A growing movement of optometrists have begun to extensively dabble in vision training – a branch of alternative medicine that includes eye exercise and tailored eye exams. […]

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Vision Training Can Help Prevent Football Concussions

Vision Training Can Help Prevent Football Concussions

Concussions have fast become one of the biggest hot-button issues in athletics today. Youth football has borne the brunt of criticism and despite advances in equipment and coaching methods, concussions remain extremely common at all levels of the game, with younger players being at particular risk. Vision training may be an unexpected part of the […]

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Is Brain Training the Same as Vision Training

Is Brain Training the Same as Vision Training?

Brain training has become a major buzzword over the past couple of years. Sites such as Lumosity have marketed games and puzzles appearing on the site as ways to maintain mental acuity, boost memory, and stave off the cognitive decline of old age. Now, a recent study has also indicated that some sectors of brain […]

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Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems

Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems?

With all the 3-D movies being made in the last couple of years, many people started wondering if viewing these movies could be harmful to your vision. The perception that they may harm your vision came about because many people have reported experiencing headaches, dizziness, and nausea after viewing a 3-D film, but these symptoms […]

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What is Peripheral Awareness and How Important is It

What is Peripheral Awareness and How Important is It?

Peripheral awareness is the ability to see action or objects that are not in your direct line of vision, but instead taking place on the sides of your vision. Just think about when you are driving and you are focused on the car in front of you because traffic is starting and stopping very rapidly. […]

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Do You Have Impatient Eyes?

Do You Have Impatient Eyes?

Guy Kawasaki once said, “Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.” But did you know that your eye movements might give away your feelings of impatience even if you try to hide them? A study recently released by John Hopkins University has found that people who are impulsive and impatient blink more often than […]

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FDA LASIK Risks

FDA Video Discusses Risks of LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery in the United States, but its popularity doesn’t necessarily make it flawless. LASIK, which stands for laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is used to treat myopia (also known as nearsightedness), hyperopia (also known as farsightedness) and astigmatism. Over 600,000 LASIK surgeries are performed in the […]

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Eyestrain Caused by Using Digital Devices

Easy, Natural Ways to Relieve Eyestrain Caused by Using Digital Devices

We are living in an time when it’s almost not possible for most people to avoid using digital devices. Right from young children to grownups, it seems almost everyone is using portable electronic devices and computers. It is difficult to imagine any professional or student continuing with their profession or academic studies without using one […]

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