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Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

For a lot of people with refractive errors, wearing prescription eyeglasses is the way they achieve clarity of vision. Whether you’re being fitted for your first pair or your ninth pair of eyeglasses, the promise of sharp vision is always exciting. Unlike doing eye exercises and undergoing vision therapy, which can help your eyes get […]

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New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

New Contact Lens Could Combat Digital Eye Strain

If you’re a citizen of Earth, there’s no doubt that you’ve used a digital device. Actually, you have to be using some type of digital device to be accessing this article in the first place. That means you could potentially suffer from digital eye strain. Millennials are among the most affected by digital eye strain. […]

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How Your Contacts Lenses Are Disrupting the Natural Bacteria of Your Eyes

How Your Contacts Lenses Are Disrupting the Natural Bacteria of Your Eyes

Bacteria is often regarded as an ugly word and often associated with sickness and disease. However, there is a good bacterium too. The good bacteria in the body work to fight diseases and infections which may be caused by bad bacteria. The same goes for your eyes. There are a number of good bacteria in […]

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Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches?

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches?

Headaches can come on strong and suddenly, ruining your days and causing you pain at night. You think to yourself that it’s your body’s way of telling you that you’re overworked and stressed; or maybe that you didn’t eat or drink enough throughout the day. Or your body could be telling you, it’s time to […]

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CDC Reports that 99% of Contact Lens Wearers Are Putting Eyes at Risk

CDC Reports that 99% of Contact Lens Wearers Are Putting Eyes at Risk

Contact lenses are no doubt the most convenient kinds of corrective lenses. They’re perfect for sports, dance, or for people who always need to wear eyeglasses and prefer the freedom of contact lenses. Their convenience makes contact lenses easy to forget about. But, the CDC reports 99 percent of contact lens wearers have admitted to being […]

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7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

Our vision is probably our most valued sense. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to do some of the things we enjoy most like driving, watching TV, reading, painting, and more. However it’s also a sense we often forget needs sharpening. A lot of our daily lives pose a threat to healthy vision, but these […]

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A Temporary Fix to See Without Glasses

A Temporary Fix to See Without Glasses

If you’re one of the unlucky people who have to wear glasses or contacts to see, you no longer have to fret when you’ve broken your glasses or lost a contact lens, because there is a way that will allow you to see without your glasses or contacts – at least for a little bit […]

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Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

As we age, plenty of us find ourselves wishing for the clearer vision we had as children. After all, an awful lot of the conditions we like to talk about on RYV – cataracts, presbyopia, macular degeneration – are all associated with older bodies rather than youthful ones. But younger eyes are anything but indestructible. […]

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Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

The obvious question is, what the heck is orthokeratology? The short answer: orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) is a cutting-edge treatment for nearsighted children. We’ll unpack that moving forward, but here’s the basic gist: ortho-k treatments involve using specially designed overnight contacts to correct myopia, or nearsightedness. As with any such treatment, there’s plenty to like and […]

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The Eye Damaging Effects of Decorative Contacts

The Eye Damaging Effects of Decorative Contacts

Decorative contact lenses allow you to change your eye color and are often used as everyday fashion accessories or temporary decorations, like to make your eyes look creepy for Halloween. People wear them for different purposes all the time, but these contact lenses are not meant to be worn without a proper prescription and fitting […]

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Keeping Your Eyes Safe on Vacation

Keeping Your Eyes Safe on Vacation

When you’re on vacation, protecting your eye health is just as important as it is when you’re at home. Eye injuries can occur on vacation that may require immediate treatment. Your contact lenses or glasses can become lost or damaged while on vacation. You may even experience problems with your vision while you’re away from […]

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