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What to Know About AMD

What to Know About AMD

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible vision loss for people over 50. What is AMD? It’s the gradual loss of central vision as the macula (the part of the retina where photoreceptor cells are most...Read More »

A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

Having healthy eyesight is a critical component of maintaining a good quality of life. As many as one sixth of adults struggle with an eye condition that threatens their sight, and far more will experience a certain amount of vision loss as they get...Read More »

A Quick Glaucoma Crash Course

A Quick Glaucoma Crash Course

Human eyes are incredible — and incredibly complicated. The downside is that this means we can experience big problems with our vision health if just one thing goes wrong. One factor that might not seem obvious is the pressure of the fluid in...Read More »

Eyesight and Night Driving

Eyesight and Night Driving

As much as we might want to avoid it, we tend to end up driving at night more often in winter. The days get shorter and the nights get longer, and driving in these winter months can be especially stressful for those of us with weak night vision....Read More »

Winter Eye Protection

Winter Eye Protection

It may seem strange, but sunglasses are just as important in winter as they are in summer. The same UV rays that give us sunburns on the beach are just as dangerous on a snowy mountain. Even if most of our skin is covered by thick layers of snow...Read More »

Retinal Detachment Warning Signs

Retinal Detachment Warning Signs

Human eyes are remarkable, highly complex organs. Most of the time, they’re able to function fairly well, but there’s a lot that can go wrong. The one we want to focus on today is retinal detachment, a condition that will affect 1 in...Read More »

Sleep and Vision

Sleep and Vision

When we don’t manage to get a full night’s sleep, we feel it long into the next day. Studies show that sleep deprivation has similar effects on the body and mind as alcohol. But what does sleep have to do with eyesight? You might be...Read More »

Eye Protection for Athletes

Eye Protection for Athletes

As eye care professionals, we’re big fans of eye protection, and that includes eye protection in sports. 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented by wearing the right eye protection, which means 27,000 out of the annual 30,000 sports-...Read More »

The Basics of Pink Eye

The Basics of Pink Eye

Can you recognize the symptoms of conjunctivitis (pink eye) when you see them? The main ones are redness, itchiness, and either watery or thick discharge. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the clear outer layer of...Read More »

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Using makeup to enhance your style or look your best can get a little trickier when glasses or contacts are in the equation. For glasses wearers, your makeup approach might have to adjust depending on what kind of frames you have and whether your...Read More »

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