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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

For many Americans, November is the month we give thanks and get awesome deals on flat screen TVs on Black Friday. However, in the eye health community, November is the month we raise awareness for diabetic eye diseases. Among numerous other complications, diabetes can also affect your eyes. Many people, including diabetics, are unaware of […]

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How this Reading App is Changing the Lives of Visually Impaired Students

How this Reading App is Changing the Lives of Visually Impaired Students

The world of employment is not what it used to be. More and more, we see entry level positions requiring a Bachelor’s degree as the minimum education. Earning a BA is no easy feat! Ask anyone who has gone through those long days in the library and pulled all-nighters to finish those 10-page essays. It […]

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October 12 is World Sight Day

October 12 is World Sight Day

Mark your calendars, ladies and gents! October isn’t just the month we celebrate fear and scary monsters. It is also the month we like to raise awareness about sight. Every year for the past five years, the World Health Organization has observed World Sight Day on the second Thursday in October. This year, we welcome […]

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Low Vision Affects Physical and Cognitive Abilities in Older Adults

Low Vision Affects Physical and Cognitive Abilities in Older Adults

Our bodies are only so resilient before they start to wear down. Though life expectancy is higher than ever thanks to healthier living conditions, our bodies are not exempt from being worn down. The eyes unfortunately are often the first thing to go. We use our eyes every single day, without fail. The reason we […]

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May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

Every month we should be concerned with keeping our vision healthy, but this May, take special care to see that you’re giving your vision all that it requires and that you’re setting your bad habits aside. Spring is the best time to get rid of the old and start with the new. The snow melts […]

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How Eyebrow and Eyelash Tinting Can Harm Your Vision

How Eyebrow and Eyelash Tinting Can Harm Your Vision

Eyebrows and eyelashes have become an art form in the world of beauty. Long gone are the days of quickly applying a layer of mascara and lightly filling in those brows. Now, it’s all about the dramatic look. Those who are into beauty, whether they’re a doctor, a celebrity, a barista, or whomever, will definitely […]

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Getting Rid of the Reading Glasses

Getting Rid of the Reading Glasses

No one likes to feel like they’re getting older, but our bodies are constantly reminding us. That goes especially for your eyes. Our once hawk eyes have now dwindled and require reading glasses, the dreaded mark of aging eyes. You may have once been able to read a street sign from a block away, but […]

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Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits

Smartphone-enabled Vision Testing Kits: The Future of Vision Care?

Today it seems that everything is available to us at the touch of a button. You need to look something up? You reach for your smartphone and Google it. You’re hungry but don’t have any food in the house? You reach for your smartphone and have someone deliver food to you from either your favorite […]

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New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

Until recently, the only hope for those living with blindness or low vision was to basically get used to their condition. No cure was available other than adapting to their new circumstances. That was until Amnon Shashua, a professor of computer science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem decided to create the OrCam. This new […]

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Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems

Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in anyway new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has changed. […]

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How Much is Your Poor Eyesight Holding You Back in Life

How Much is Your Poor Eyesight Holding You Back in Life?

The last thing you want is to be held back in life by something that’s out of your control. One uncontrollable thing that often holds people back is poor eyesight. Are you one of these people? Do you feel as if your eyesight is holding you back from accomplishing the things you wish you could? […]

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