dangers of having a pink eye
Pink eye is also known as conjunctivitis which is caused by a virus or bacteria. The symptoms that can be present are itchy, red, watery eyes, and sometimes an eye discharge. Pink eyes are contagious for days to weeks after these symptoms occurred. When children are diagnosed with pink eyes,...
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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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Vision Changes During Pregnancy

Vision Changes During Pregnancy

Many women are not aware of the vision changes that occur during pregnancy besides morning sickness, food cravings, and hormonal surges. The increasing hormones of a pregnant woman affect tissue...
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cataracts are less likely to develop in casual wine drinkers

Cataracts Are Less Likely to Develop in Casual Wine Drinkers

According to a new study from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, a glass of wine a day can keep the doctor away. People who drink...
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is it possible to go blind from reading a smartphone with one eye

Is It Possible to Go Blind From Reading a Smartphone With One Eye?

Experts say a recent case of two women who momentarily lost vision in one eye after reading their smartphones in bed shouldn’t be cause for concern. However, the events highlight...
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REFRACTIVE SURGERY

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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things you should not do before getting lasik

What Are the Things You Should Not Do Before Getting Lasik?

Before getting a LASIK procedure, you are given by your eye surgeon advice that you need to follow for you to have a safe procedure. During pre-op calls, you may...
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lasik fix scars from contact lenses

Is It Possible for LASIK to Fix My Scars From Contact Lenses?

Many people use contact lenses as an alternative to using eyeglasses. They prefer it to glasses because it looks natural and no hassle with the frame. There is an innate...
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EYE CONDITIONS

what is blepharospasm

What Is Blepharospasm?

Dystonia is a movement disorder that induces excessive muscle contractions or spasms. Blepharospasm is a form of dystonia. It’s also known as benign critical blepharospasm, and it’s when the eyelids...
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choroidal neovascular membranes

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes: What Are They?

A healthy, undamaged retina is essential for clear vision in the eye. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that form beneath the retina and cause damage. The choroid...
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Behçet’s Disease: Blood Vessel Inflammation

Many people are not familiar with this type of disorder known as Behçet’s disease. Behçet’s disease is a rare disorder that results in damage to blood vessels which causes problems...
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CONTACT LENSES

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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contacts underwater

Can I Wear My Contacts Underwater?

Summer is just around the corner where people will spend most of their time under the sun. For people who do not wear transition lenses that can protect their eyes...
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Choosing the Best Type of Colored Contact Lenses

Choosing the Best Type of Colored Contact Lenses

Not all people have the eye color that they want. With this option, you can change your eye color with the use of colored contact lenses. It can enhance your...
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GLASSES

are low cost sunglasses harmful

Are Low-cost Sunglasses Harmful to Your Eyes?

Sunglasses of high quality are frequently costly. So why not get a pair of cheap sunglasses that look practically identical? Or are low-cost sunglasses harmful to your eyes? When purchasing...
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can eye drops replace reading glasses

Can Eye Drops Replace Reading Glasses?

Presbyopia is an eye condition that is common among aging adults. It is reported that more than one-third of Americans have presbyopia. People find it burdensome to use glasses or...
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why you should order prescription eyewear in store

Why You Should Order Prescription Eyewear in Store

Online shopping is very popular for people who do not have any time to run an errand. Most things that you need as well as eyeglasses are available in online...
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SCIENCE

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How Fixing Vision Problems In Senior Citizens Affect Brain Health

Recently, there is a study from England that shows people who had cataract surgery have a better mental function later in life. Taking care of vision helps in improving sight...
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Coralberries Could Fight Eye Cancer_1

Coralberries Could Fight Eye Cancer

A compound found in a plant called coralberry is found to be effective in fighting eye cancer. The famous Christmas plant, coralberry, may halt the progression of eye cancer. This...
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Is Transplant of the Whole Human Eye Possible?

For centuries, scientists have been attempting to succeed in eye transplants. There are scientists like in the diary of Mary Shelley who attempted implanting an eye of a dog into...
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DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

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Can Blue Light Damage Your Eyes?

Your screen time on your devices like computers, smartphones, and television, exposes your eyes to risks of blue light. Nonetheless, science still has to prove that blue light causes damage...
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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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Blue Light Glasses

Are Blue Light Glasses Really Effective?

Blue light glasses, as the name implies, are designed to protect you from some of the high-energy blue light emission of electronic gadgets such as phones, TVs, consoles, computers, and...
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