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Why Eye Exams Are NOT Just for Vision Checks

When was the last time you went to the eye doctor for an eye exam? If you’re like most people, it’s probably been a while. Part of the reason we don’t go very often is that we don’t know when we should be going. If your vision is perfect and you don’t need glasses or […]

Common Eye Allergies and What You Can Do

Allergic reactions, no matter how they present themselves, can be cause for concern. While allergic reactions on the skin can clear up quite easily without leaving too much damage, eye allergies are a little different. Eye allergies are very common, but that doesn’t mean we can disregard them. Allergies that go untended can actually cause […]

How the Common Cold Can Affect Your Vision

Colds come on for a variety of reasons, but one thing’s for sure. They can affect our vision at a time when we desperately need at least one of our senses to be in good health. So in preparation for those colds, we’ve gathered the most common flu and cold-related eye conditions and how to […]

Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep?

Most modern workers know the feeling. It’s time for work and you stayed out just a little too late last night. You stumble in to the office, toss back the strongest coffee you can find and hunker down for a new day. And, if you can survive the morning meetings, you’ve made it through, right? […]

Always the Little Things: Bad Habits That Can Damage Your Eyes

Everyone’s got their funny little habits. They range from quirky to cute to well, sort of gross (nail biters unite), but they’re all generally pretty harmless. However, as we always seem to say, even the little things can have big impacts on your sensitive, sensitive peepers. Follow along, and we’ll delve into a couple of the […]

Are Women More Likely to Lose Sight?

Women have always had kind of a one-up on men because it’s said that women live longer than men. But it turns out that living longer than men may not be something worth cheering for so much because it also means women are much more likely to experience vision problems and even lose their sight […]

CVS #1 Computer-related Complaint in U.S.

In such a technology-driven world, it makes sense that many people work with computers every day. But, the numbers are actually a little surprising. In a recent study, Microsoft found that the average worker spends seven hours a day in front of the computer. That’s more time than many people sleep. But, the real issue […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears, leaving you to experience itchiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, irritation, and many other symptoms. It is caused by a number of different things such as environmental factors like excessive heat or wind and even taking certain medications or suffering […]

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 […]

All-Natural Home Remedies for Eye Allergies

Eye allergies can be extremely irritating, painful and just plain annoying. But, it’s just your body defending you. An eye allergy is the body’s natural response to a foreign invader. The immune system will recognize the allergen as something dangerous, when in fact it is not. The response is itchy, watery, red eyes that can […]

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