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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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Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Women

Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Women

Getting older is something everyone faces every day. Unfortunately for aging women, developing a vision condition or disease is not uncommon in old age. The hard truth is that many more women than men will lose their sight as a result of aging and the various vision conditions they are likely to develop. But there […]

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True or False Kids Ask a Scientist Questions about Eyesight

True or False: Kids Ask a Scientist Questions about Eyesight

Kids say the darndest things, but sometimes they can ask some pretty legitimate questions about their eyes and eye health. That’s the case for a series of videos put up on the National Eye Institute’s channel: The series entitled “Ask a Scientist” does just that. Kids ask a doctor about various concerns they have regarding […]

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Meet Eyeleen – The Vision Van

Eye health is something that is commonly overlooked in children. After all, we associate youth with health. A young body means young eyes, ears, and organs. What could go wrong? The reality is that children can and do suffer from the same eye health issues that adults do. Some are born with these conditions and […]

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Most Common Vision Impairments are Correctable

Most Common Vision Impairments are Correctable

A recent study published by Optometry and Vision Science has found that uncorrected refractive errors (URE) are the leading cause of visual impairments including low vision and blindness. Normally, these refractive errors are caught early on in childhood. When caught, they are easily treatable, most commonly with prescription glasses or contacts. However, sometimes things can […]

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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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Employers Need to Adopt Vision and Medical Benefits in the Workplace

How Employers Need to Adopt Vision and Medical Benefits in the Workplace

Your eye health is just as important as taking care of your overall health. More often than not, most of us only realize this after it’s too late to do anything about it. Some eye diseases exhibit little or no symptoms until the eye is severely damaged. In light of this, it seems that more […]

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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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How Aging Vision Impacts Global Productivity

How Aging Vision Impacts Global Productivity

Do you find yourself using your phone to read menus in dimly lit restaurants? Or holding books and magazines at greater distances just to see the words clearly? If so, you are not alone. This inability to see objects at a close distance is an age related condition called presbyopia, which affects most over the […]

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16 Tips to Keep Your Vision Healthy

16 Tips to Keep Your Vision Healthy

We have always been told about the importance of taking care of our eyes, from the time we were very young. I mean, who doesn’t remember their mom saying “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes”? The trouble is that too often it is not much more than a lecture with little guidance. Now, […]

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Molecular Eye Mapping Could Help Treat Vision Loss

Molecular Eye Mapping Could Help Treat Vision Loss

Millions of people suffer from vision loss diseases like macular degeneration and there are only a handful of treatments that can be used to slow down these vision loss diseases, but nothing will completely stop them from progressing. However, there may be a new kind of treatment for macular degeneration and other vision loss diseases […]

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