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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 »

Welcome to the Glasses Club!

Welcome to the Glasses Club!

Wearing glasses can be a big adjustment for kids when they’re just starting out. The temptation can sometimes be to leave the glasses at home instead of wearing them, even though that means going through a day of fuzzy vistas and squinting. ... 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 »

How Does an Active Lifestyle Help Eye Health?

How Does an Active Lifestyle Help Eye Health?

Staying active is great for our health, including the health of our eyes! Eating well, getting enough sleep, and exercising regularly are how we stay in shape, feel healthier, and get stronger. We can reduce our risk of developing chronic health problems ... 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 »

Important Eye Safety Rules for Fireworks

Important Eye Safety Rules for Fireworks

Fireworks are probably the most iconic part of every year’s Independence Day festivities. The danger with fireworks is that a lot of people forget that they are explosives, and that’s how they caused 12 deaths and ten thousand injuries in 2019 ... 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 »

What to Look for in Your New Frames

What to Look for in Your New Frames

Do you know how to find glasses frames that suit your features? The glasses you choose will be a huge part of the first impression you make on people. They’re a great way to show off your personal sense of style, but fashion isn’t the only ... 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 »

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 surroundings ... Read More »

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