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The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

Have you been keeping an eye out for the best vitamins for maintaining healthy vision? The two most important ones for promoting eye health and preventing vision loss are vitamin A and beta-carotene. What are these vitamins and what makes them so...Read More »

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

Seeing Stars? Could Be An Ocular Migraine

If you’ve ever had a series of bright, flickering lights gradually obscure your vision and then go away, you might have had an ocular migraine. We typically think of migraines as the painful headaches that affect about 10 percent of the U.S....Read More »

June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts - a clouding of the lens of the eye, which prevents passage of light into the eye - are one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. As such, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. In the United States, cataracts are...Read More »

What Are Floaters?

What Are Floaters?

  If a small dot, web or thread-like spot appears in your line of vision, you may have what is commonly known as a "floater". Inside your eye, there is a clear, gel-like fluid called the vitreous. Usually, a floater is the result of this fluid...Read More »

Different Types of Sunglasses

Different Types of Sunglasses

A good pair of sunglasses is a wonderful thing to have on a bright summer day, but why is that? How do our sunglasses work? It’s not just about the dark tint. Different lenses have different effects, and knowing what those are enables you to...Read More »

The Mechanics of Eyesight

The Mechanics of Eyesight

Our eyes are amazing, complicated organs. Many different parts have to work together to convert the light bouncing off everything around us into a continuous stream of images that we can understand. What are these different parts and how do they...Read More »

Why We Need Tears

Why We Need Tears

We tend to only think of tears when something makes us cry, whether we’re watching a touching or tragic movie or we’re laughing so hard that our eyes water. However, tears are really the unsung heroes of eye health. They come in...Read More »

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Check it out ladies: today we examine some potential problems related to eye makeup and ways you can safely avoid them. Spring is finally here, and the entire month of April is dedicated to Women’s Eye Health & Safety. And what better way to start...Read More »

Our Emotions And The Colors We See

Our Emotions And The Colors We See

The colors we see and the emotions we feel have an interesting and complex relationship. Have you ever heard the expressions “green with envy,” “feeling blue,” or “seeing red”? How did these colors come to be so...Read More »

Eye Color Trivia

Eye Color Trivia

One of the first things we notice about someone when we meet them is their eyes. The color, the shape, the expression, the eyelashes and eyebrows. In this post, we’re just going to focus on the color, because it’s a lot more complicated...Read More »

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