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10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

There’s no better time to start taking care of your eyes than right now during Cataract Awareness Month. Almost everyone is at risk of developing cataracts, especially later in life. It’s crucial you do what you can to prevent it. This month, consider making small changes to your diet, lifestyle and vision health for the sake […]

Driving Tips for People with Low Night Vision

Night driving can be a tricky prospect for even the most keen-eyed among us. Other cars move quickly, road conditions are unpredictable, and both of those conditions are exacerbated by low light levels. Difficult as it is under normal conditions, night driving becomes downright dangerous for people suffering from conditions that damage their night vision. […]

Vision Changes You Should Keep an Eye On

Anyone with less-than-sympathetic parents, coaches, or siblings has probably heard “suck it up” more times than they can count. By and large, a lot of us do. One of the more common treatments for a minor ache or pain is simply waiting and hoping it goes away tomorrow. However, as you might guess, that’s not […]

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain, causing a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive, but the alcohol also causes direct problems with your eyes that add to your […]

Laser Eye Surgery Can Harm Your Night Vision

Millions of people have laser eye surgery, like LASIK, performed to improve their vision every year. For some, the surgery is successful and their vision improves to the point where they don’t have to wear corrective lenses any longer. For others, the surgery isn’t so successful and while maybe their vision improves slightly, it doesn’t […]

FDA Video Discusses Risks of LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery in the United States, but its popularity doesn’t necessarily make it flawless. LASIK, which stands for laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is used to treat myopia (also known as nearsightedness), hyperopia (also known as farsightedness) and astigmatism. Over 600,000 LASIK surgeries are performed in the […]

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