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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sunglasses Versus UV Rays

Sunglasses Versus UV Rays

Summer is almost here; are you as excited as we are? A lot of us do more outdoor activities in the summer than in other seasons, and that exposes our eyes to more harmful UV rays than in the other seasons. This is why it’s so important that we have ... Read More »

Are Your Eyes Ready for Allergy Season?

Are Your Eyes Ready for Allergy Season?

Nothing can ruin the beauty of spring quite so quickly as an allergy attack. What is it about the springtime that makes eyes turn red, itchy, and puffy? Is it only allergies? How can we tell when it’s something else? And, of course, what can we do to ... Read More »

What Do Eyes Have to Do With Headaches?

What Do Eyes Have to Do With Headaches?

Frequent headaches could be a symptom of an uncorrected vision problem. That’s right, if you experience a lot of headaches, it would be worth your time to schedule an eye exam. Not every headache is tied to a vision problem, and not all untreated ... Read More »

Know the Signs of Child Eye Problems

Know the Signs of Child Eye Problems

Healthy eyesight is hugely important to a child’s development and education. As much as 80% of all learning is visual, and it’s estimated that more than half of childhood learning difficulties come from undiagnosed vision problems. What can ... Read More »

Workplace Eye Safety

Workplace Eye Safety

March is Workplace Eye Wellness month, so let’s celebrate by taking stock of a few ways to protect our eyes at work! This is going to mean very different things depending on what kind of job you have, whether you work from home or in an office, or ... Read More »

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