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Some people prefer their tanned skin which is why they go sunbathing or indoor tanning. Some people think that it is safer to do indoor tanning than sunbathing. The truth is indoor tanning has its dangers as the World Health Organization considered it to be highly carcinogenic or can cause...
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corneal inlays

Corneal Inlays: A Surgical Reading Glasses Alternative

As you get into your 40s and 50s, you will probably find it more challenging to read a book or see your phone’s screen up close, which is a symptom...
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How to Remove a Stuck Soft Contact Lens

All contact lens wearers have probably experienced having a contact stuck in their eye once in their life. People who experienced this problem panicked because they worry about the contact...
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The Causes and Treatment of Eye Floaters 1

The Causes and Treatment of Eye Floaters

The tiny spots that appear in your vision are called eye floaters. It is a common occurrence and does not usually cause alarm. In the vitreous part of the eye...
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How to Get Relief From Itchy Eyes

How to Get Relief From Itchy Eyes

Causes There are many possible causes of itchy eyes. Underlying problems that could cause itchy eyes include: Allergies: Foreign substances like makeup, pollen, and dander that come in contact with...
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cataract surgery what are the risks

Cataract Surgery: What Are the Risks?

Complications from cataract surgeries rarely happen and are low in number. Many individuals are scared to undergo cataract surgery because of the cases where complications occur. Cataract surgery is one...
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possible complications in cataract surgery

What Are the Possible Complications in Cataract Surgery?

In surgeries, there can be possible complications. The complications when it comes to cataract surgery are few because it is the most common and most successful procedure that is being...
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SMILE Laser Eye Surgery

SMILE Laser Eye Surgery: The State-Of-The-Art Procedure To Treat Nearsightedness

Are you tired of your blurry world? Do you want to start waking up with a clear vision and skip the constant search for your eyeglasses? Lucky you – a...
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what is shingles

What Is Shingles (Herpes Zoster)?

Shingles is characterized by a painful red rash with blisters that break open and scab over. The herpes zoster virus is to blame for this. Chickenpox is caused by the...
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macular telangiectasia

Macular Telangiectasia – Types, Risks, and Symptoms

Macular telangiectasia (MacTel) is a condition that affects the macula and causes central vision loss. When the tiny blood vessels around the fovea become clogged, MacTel grows. The fovea, located...
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what is ocular sarcoidosis

What is Ocular Sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that results in the formation of granulomas, which are small clumps of cells. Granulomas grow in the body’s tissues and organs. Granulomas can exacerbate...
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how to use home vision test when ordering glasses online

How to Use Home Vision Test When Ordering Glasses and Contacts Online

Amid pandemic, most eye clinics are closed because people are advised to stay home. Many people are seeking an alternative in this certain situation. It is tempting to order glasses...
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contact lens monitors intraocular pressure

A New Contact Lens Monitors Intraocular Pressure (IOP) for 24 Hours

A revolutionary way to monitoring intraocular pressure throughout the day is the new and innovative soft contact lens design with an incorporated micro-fluidic channel. Intraocular pressure or IOP is the...
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Can I Wear One Contact Lens Only?

There may be instances where you cannot find your contacts in the morning. It can be hard to find your contacts if you do not keep them in the same...
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Will I Need Glasses if Only One Eye Is Blurry?

Blurry vision can affect anyone including children which you will not expect. Blurry vision occurs due to refractive error such as astigmatism, hyperopia or farsightedness, myopia or nearsightedness, or presbyopia....
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reasons to wear sunglasses more frequently

Top 5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses More Frequently

Perhaps your mother nagged you as a kid to wear sunglasses, or your father always had an extra pair on hand to force you to wear on bike trips, but...
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fake sunglasses

How to Spot Fake Sunglasses?

Bags, shoes, and clothes have imitations or dupes for people who cannot afford the real one because it is expensive. Not just the things that were mentioned but also when...
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eye problems that are more common in minorities

Eye Problems That Are More Common in Minorities

Your race, in addition to your family background, age, and gender can influence your susceptibility to certain eye diseases. Minority groups, like many other health issues, are more vulnerable to...
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implantable micro telescope

What to Expect Before Surgery and Post-Op of Implantable Micro Telescope (IMT)

End-stage AMD patients had no treatment for their vision loss for decades, but now a pea-sized piece of technology is allowing them to see their loved ones’ faces, read books,...
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corneas and other eye tissue donations

Corneas and Other Eye Tissue Donations

Giving your eyes to medicine and research after your death as an organ donor is a brave act. You could save the sight of one or two people who need...
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Computer Glasses

Computer Glasses: Computer Eye Strain Relief

It is common to experience eye strain after long hours of work in front of a computer. Eye strain is only one of many symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)...
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does night mode in digital devices really help protect the eyes

Does Night Mode in Digital Devices Really Help Protect the Eyes?

People spend most of their time using digital devices. People who stare at their phones right before bed may experience trouble falling asleep. Blue light comes from the sun or...
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Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids

Parents nowadays are having a difficult time limiting screen time for their kids. Today’s children have gotten used to various devices at their fingertips. It is becoming harder each day...
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