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Smartphone-induced Presbyopia: New Vision Problem in 20 to 30-Year-Olds

Smartphone-induced Presbyopia: New Vision Problem in 20 to 30-Year-Olds

The last thing any of us want is to age before we have to. Whether it’s through magazine covers or websites, we’re bombarded with “miracles” and “cures” for aging. The harsh truth is there is no cure to aging, especially when it comes to eye health. You can use anti-aging cream for your skin, Spanx […]

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HHow Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

How Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

Most of us can probably agree that the state of health care today is an awful lot better than it was a few decades ago. Since then, we’ve had huge strides forward – just look at laser surgery, breakthroughs in genetics, and the numerous vaccines that have been developed and improved. But even while the […]

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Vision in the Classroom: What Teachers Can Do to Keep Young Eyes Healthy

Vision in the Classroom: What Teachers Can Do to Keep Young Eyes Healthy

After parents, heck sometimes even before parents, teachers are the people who spend the most amount of time with a child. Even if they wish they didn’t, kids generally spend five out of seven days a week at school. In early grades, they’ll often have a homeroom teacher as well, someone who sees them for […]

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Your Child and Myopia

Your Child and Myopia

More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness, every year. Many people are wondering why there has been such an increase in the number of children who are nearsighted. In addition, there’s a question as to what exactly causes nearsightedness in children and what the long term risks are in children who […]

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Developing a Daily Eye Routine to Maintain Healthy Vision

Developing a Daily Eye Routine to Maintain Healthy Vision

Everyone knows that to maintain a healthy body you have to eat right and exercise, visit the doctor regularly, and take prescribed medications correctly. Well, to maintain healthy eyes a lot of the same things apply. If you want your eyes to stay strong and healthy, then you need to take care of them on […]

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Are Smart Phones Bad for Your Vision?

Are Smart Phones Bad for Your Vision?

It started with phone calls, led to texting and calendars and games, and now it seems, whether you’re on a Blackberry, iPhone, Google Android, or Windows Mobile, your smart phone can do anything – from setting your oven timer to mapping your hiking trial via GPS to editing your digital photos. You can even download […]

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