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What’s Inside the Human Eye?

What’s Inside the Human Eye?

The human eye is amazingly complex. All inside something the size of a large marble, light waves are converted into continuous streams of detailed, accurate, moving images that we can understand and respond to. Our vision connects us to our...Read More »

Men’s Eyesight and Eye Health

Men’s Eyesight and Eye Health

Men and women aren’t just different in the obvious ways; their eyes are different too! Women are more susceptible to many different eye diseases than men, but men have their own unique eye health concerns. What’s more, men and women don&...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...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...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...Read More »

Tanning Beds and Eye Safety

Tanning Beds and Eye Safety

You might have heard that indoor tanning is a safe alternative to sunbathing, but that is false. A group of eye doctors, surgeons, dermatologists, and other physicians actually spoke to Congress in a briefing about the negative health effects of...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...Read More »

Yes, Eye Exams Matter

Yes, Eye Exams Matter

Regular eye exams (from an optometrist, not an app) are critical for lifelong healthy vision. We’re celebrating Save Your Vision Month by devoting an entire blog post to the top reasons to put an eye exam on the calendar. How often they should...Read More »

The Many Shades of Color Blindness

The Many Shades of Color Blindness

Being colorblind can mean a lot of different things, yet only in rare cases does it mean seeing in black and white. The technical term for complete color blindness is monochromacy, and it only affects one person in 33,000. Most people with a form of...Read More »

Heterochromia: When Eyes Don’t Match

Heterochromia: When Eyes Don’t Match

What’s the first thing you notice about a person when you meet them? Statistically, there’s a good chance it’s their eye color! A striking pair of eyes can really make an impression — and that goes double when they’re...Read More »

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