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What Is Pink Eye?

What Is Pink Eye?

How much do you know about conjunctivitis (pink eye)? The main symptoms of pink eye are the redness that gives it its common name, itchiness, and either thick or watery discharge. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the clear outer layer of tissue that ... Read More »

Welcome to the Glasses Club!

Welcome to the Glasses Club!

Wearing glasses can be a big adjustment for kids when they’re just starting out. The temptation can sometimes be to leave the glasses at home instead of wearing them, even though that means going through a day of fuzzy vistas and squinting. ... Read More »

What Are the Most Eye-Healthy Foods?

What Are the Most Eye-Healthy Foods?

We’ve all heard that eating carrots will give us amazing eyesight. Fun fact: that idea is actually leftover World War II propaganda. The British wanted to keep their new radar technology secret from the Germans, so they claimed far and wide that their ... Read More »

Making Makeup Work With Glasses

Making Makeup Work With Glasses

It’s hard enough figuring out the most flattering makeup for our facial features — what about when we add glasses? Your makeup strategy might need some adapting to keep you looking your best with the glasses on, especially if your prescription ... Read More »

How Does an Active Lifestyle Help Eye Health?

How Does an Active Lifestyle Help Eye Health?

Staying active is great for our health, including the health of our eyes! Eating well, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly are how we stay in shape, feel healthier, and get stronger. We can reduce our risk of developing chronic health problems ... Read More »

The History of Cataract Treatment

The History of Cataract Treatment

Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, and the history of treating them is long and fascinating. Over 20 million adults 40 and up in the US will develop cataracts, and by the time they reach 80, half of them will. Normally, the lenses in ... Read More »

Swimming and Eye Health

Swimming and Eye Health

Let’s go over a few eye safety facts before we all start playing in the water this summer! There’s nothing like an eye injury or infection to ruin a fun summer day, so make sure to follow these tips to protect your eyes will you enjoy the water, ... Read More »

Important Eye Safety Rules for Fireworks

Important Eye Safety Rules for Fireworks

Fireworks are probably the most iconic part of every year’s Independence Day festivities. The danger with fireworks is that a lot of people forget that they are explosives, and that’s how they caused 12 deaths and ten thousand injuries in 2019 ... Read More »

Learn to Recognize Ocular Migraines

Learn to Recognize Ocular Migraines

Have you ever seen a patch of shimmering light that widened until it filled your field of vision? If yes, then you may have had an ocular migraine. They’re usually not something to worry about, but they can be pretty alarming for someone ... Read More »

What to Look for in Your New Frames

What to Look for in Your New Frames

Do you know how to find glasses frames that suit your features? The glasses you choose will be a huge part of the first impression you make on people. They’re a great way to show off your personal sense of style, but fashion isn’t the only ... Read More »

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