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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 c 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 con 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 differen 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 c 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 »

All About Color Blindness

All About Color Blindness

Anyone who doesn’t have color blindness might expect it to work like black-and-white photography. It’s actually more complex than that. There are different types of color blindness, and whether or not you have it is almost always dictate Read More »

Be Aware Of AMD As You Age

Be Aware Of AMD As You Age

Just as your body goes through physical changes as you get older, so do your eyes. That’s why regular eye exams are so important for your vision health. A lot of eye diseases progress without any early symptoms, often causing distorted vision Read More »

Optical Illusions: More Than Meets The Eye

Optical Illusions: More Than Meets The Eye

As you stare at an optical illusion you may wonder… are your eyes playing tricks on you? To fully understand how optical illusions work, it’s important to grasp that the visual system is made up of more than just our eyes. In fact,  Read More »

The Best Foods for Eye Health - Start Your New Year Off Right

The Best Foods for Eye Health - Start Your New Year Off Right

With the new year fast approaching many of us try to commit to a New Year's resolution. Top New Year's resolutions include trying to eat healthier, exercise more and save money. Not only is eating healthier important for our overall health, healthy e Read More »

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