Science

How Our Eyes Work When We Sleep

The average hours that we spend sleeping in a year is 2,920 hours which means it is about a third of our lives. People are wondering what our eyes do when we close them when we are done for the day. It may feel that we are unresponsive and doing...
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How Germs Can Travel to Our Eyes

As we go through our day, we do not realize that we rub our eyes many times. It is important to ensure that our hands are clean before we touch our faces, especially our eyes. Rubbing is the easiest way to make our eyes feel better when we are tired,...
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Why Is Eye Contact Important in Conversations?

Eye contact plays an important role in communication with other people. We can observe that we use it as a level of communication because eye contact is a form of body language. They say that our eyes are our window to the soul and heart. People can detect when someone...
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Is Vision Training Proven to Make Vision Sharper?

Parents worry about their children that are having trouble learning to read or write. Eye exercises are recommended for children who need help. Eye exercises are also called vision training or vision therapy. Even if it is recommended, there is no scientific evidence that they are effective. Some adults try...
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Animals With Strange and Fascinating Eyes

We are familiar with the eyesight of humans but how about the unique eyes in nature? People often do not observe the eyes of animals. Most animals have strange eyes. It may look weird and different but animals have different vision adaptations that human eyes do not have. Their vision...
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Vision Development of an Infant

Vision Development of an Infant

Having eye contact with your newborn will be labeled as one of the greatest moments in your life as a mother. It is important to know that it takes time for the visual system of a newborn to develop. In the first week of life, newborns can only see in...
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Alzheimer's Can Be Revealed by an Eye Test

Alzheimer’s Can Be Revealed by an Eye Test

Recent reports have been claiming that “Alzheimer’s disease can be spotted through a simple eye test”. One of the latest studies has revealed that people with Alzheimer’s had fewer blood vessels or what we call capillaries in their eyes. They also exhibit less blood flow in the retina or the...
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Myopia, the Epidemic You Did Not See Coming

Myopia, the Epidemic You Did Not See Coming

Myopia is more commonly known as nearsightedness. It is the most common cause of legal blindness in people over 40 years of age. Over the years, its prevalence has reached an alarming rate. Studies suggest that in 2020, only 25% of the people globally will be myopic. But in 2025,...
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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 the groin of a rat. There are also other attempts which may be morbid like the transplant of an eye...
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Is Glaucoma Connected to Tight Neckties?

It is common for neckties to be required in workplaces. However, there is research that cited the alarming effects of tight neckties on our blood flow. The mayor of Lancaster California, Rex Parris, was inspired by this study which showed that tight neckties limit the blood flow to the brain...
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The Process of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

There are a lot of people who do not know the series of exams that will be done during an appointment with an eye doctor, mostly when it is their first time or they had it a couple of years ago. Different tests and procedures are performed to examine your...
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uvea

Uvea Part of the Eye

Uvea is different from the uvula. Uvula refers to the small tissue that dangles in the back of your mouth while uvea is the middle layer of the eyeball that is pigmented and has three parts. The three segments of the uvea: Iris is the colored part of our eye...
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how do optical illusions work

How Do Optical Illusions Work?

Optical illusions can change how we perceive things. People say to see is to believe. Eyes are known to tell you what is in front of you which is the truth. Sight is one of the senses that we humans have. What our eyes see sends raw information to our...
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what are the worst eye injuries in modern sports

What Are the Worst Eye Injuries in Modern Sports?

Many professional athletes from NBA, NFL, and NHL have experienced career-threatening injuries to the eyes. No one has seen it coming because injuries occur just like that. People who play basketball face the highest risk. Every athlete is at risk because even if they play with the ball, they are...
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Is It True That Strabismus Helped da Vinci’s Artwork?

A study from England made a conclusion that Leonardo da Vinci, a Renaissance artist, had an eye condition called strabismus. It may have affected his vision as he worked on his art but it did not cause any problems. In fact, it was easier for him. However, one eye expert...
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UV Rays Can Cause Serious Damage on Your Eyes

UV Rays Can Cause Serious Damage on Your Eyes

Millions of people are unaware that too much UV rays can get you blind. In a study involving 2000 participants, 28% had no idea of the risks of UV rays from the winter sun. 3 in 10 people did not know that UV rays can still do damage even on...
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what are orbital fractures

What Are Orbital Fractures?

An orbital fracture occurs when one of the bones, called the orbit or eye socket, which covers the eyeball breaks. The most common cause of this type of injury is blunt force trauma, which occurs when something strikes the eye very hard. The majority of patients with any type of...
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what kind of animals have the best eyes

What Kind of Animals Have the Best Eyes?

The normal eyesight that we have can see stars that glow from millions of light-years away, we can see different varieties of colors, and we can see clearly from a far distance. Not all people have the same eyesight because there are people who cannot see well as others. Sight...
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is infants’ eye contact associated with autism

Is Infants’ Eye Contact Associated With Autism?

Nature, a news study that was recently published in the scientific journal, suggested that changes in the eye contact of infants can provide the first sign of autism. Eye-tracking is used by researchers to observe children from birth until they reach the age of 3. The researchers discovered that infants...
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Are Contact Lenses Unsafe During Coronavirus Pandemic

Are Contact Lenses Unsafe During Coronavirus Pandemic?

You have probably heard from others to wear eyeglasses for now instead of contact lenses because of the higher risks of getting infected. But, should you really be worried about wearing your contact lenses during this pandemic? There is a group of eye doctors that say contact lenses pose a...
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Is It Safe to Cry While Wearing a Contact Lens?

Crying is inevitable when you are suffering from emotional distress or simply just chopping onions for dinner. It is most likely that these are reasons that can trigger your tears while wearing contact lenses. Tears play an important role in keeping eyes moist and allowing eyes to wear contact lenses...
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Understanding the White Part of the Eye

The sclera refers to the white part in the eye. The anterior sclera only shows a small portion but 80 percent of the surface area of the eyeball is the sclera. A dense connective tissue forms the “white” in the eye or sclera. There is a junction between the white...
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Does LASIK Enhance My Performance as an Athlete?

LASIK surgery can be compared to contact lenses because one size does not fit all. Some professional athletes want surgery that can enhance their distance vision. People who read a lot, sew, or other close-up work want a procedure that combines near and distance vision. The activities and vocations of...
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The Reason Behind the “Bull’s-Eye” Pattern in a Woman’s Eye

There is a “bulls-eye” pattern of the tear film in a woman’s visual fixation on en-face optical coherence tomography. This pattern is developed inside both of her eyes as a side effect of a prescription drug she was taking. The image above shows both of her retina (the light-sensitive cells...
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Eye Test Could Provide Early Warning for Dementia

A neurodegenerative condition correlated with a continuing deterioration of brain function, dementia, has currently no cure. However, according to a new study, researchers have discovered a particular shift in the eyes that can identify the early onset of dementia. The good news is, this certain change in the eyes can...
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The Function of Eyebrows

People may think eyebrows are there to complete your overall appearance. Some people are wondering why we have eyebrows. Some experts suggested that there are two purposes why we have eyebrows which are to keep moisture out of our eyes and for communication. It is not that obvious but eyebrows...
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What Is the Vision Development That Occurs in Newborn to 12 Months?

In the first year of life, a newborn undergoes so many changes in their vision. A pediatrician checks the vision of your infant during your visit. The vision of your baby must follow the vision development of the infant. As a parent, you will be needing to know what to...
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Deep-Sea Fishes Can See Colors in the Dark

A certain deep-sea species of fish is found to have five distinct rod opsins in its eyes. Its eyes are a long and cylindrical shape which increases its ability to capture light. It also allows the fish to move the eyes horizontally and vertically. A research team led by Dr....
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Can Caffeine Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

People with dry eye syndrome know how irritating it is to have that kind of condition. In the U.S. population, approximately five percent of the population has dry eye syndrome. The syndrome is common in women and those who are aged 50 and above. People who suffer from dry eye...
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is every eye color unique like a fingerprint

Is Every Eye Color Unique Like A Fingerprint?

The eye color of humans is dependent on multiple genes. You might observe that you have the same eye color as your sibling, but how your eye color appears is unique. No one in the world has the same eye color as you which is unique like your fingerprint. Scientists...
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How the Brain Adjusts to Hear Better After Losing Vision

Anecdotal evidence and scientific research implied that people who lost their vision often develop a better sense of hearing. What exactly happens to the brain in these cases? A new study examines. Auditory Cortex and Vision Loss There is something phenomenal that happens to a person’s auditory cortex after early...
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Guide for Intraocular Lenses

Guide for Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

During cataract surgery, the lens of the eye is removed and the devices that are implanted to replace it are called Intraocular lenses (IOLs). Before intraocular lenses have been introduced, thick glasses or special contact lenses are recommended to wear. There are different kinds of IOLs to choose from. The...
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severe eye infections are on the rise as opioid crisis continues

Severe Eye Infections Are on the Rise as Opioid Crisis Continues

According to a new study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, vision-threatening eye infections are on the rise among opioid addicts. Hospitalizations for endogenous endophthalmitis, a rare eye infection caused by intravenous (IV) drug use, increased 400 percent between 2003 and 2016. Bacteria or fungi may reach the bloodstream via dirty needles...
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Eye-control Television Launched by Comcast

The new launch of Comcast now lets you control your TV with only your eyes! Aside from voice-control, users can now use their gaze like a computer mouse to navigate their TV. To “click,” they can linger on a particular icon or use the “blink mode” of the device where...
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Possible Connection Between Sleep Problems and Glaucoma

Possible Connection Between Sleep Problems and Glaucoma

A research of over 6,700 participants residing in the United States over age 40 responded to a survey about their sleep. The survey revealed a possible relationship between glaucoma and sleep problems. Glaucoma is a disease related to the damage of the optic nerve. This nerve sends signals from the...
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Famous Celebrities Who Have Eye Diseases

Just like normal people, celebrities also suffer from eye disease. There may be instances where it is discouraging to know that you have eye conditions and vision impairments. It is important to know that these conditions should not hinder you from living your life. The stories of some famous actors,...
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Epiphora

How to Stop Watery Eyes (Epiphora)

Excessive watering of the eye is called epiphora or tearing. This is a condition wherein there is too much production of tears. Tears are essential to keep the surface of the eye healthy with clear vision. However, too much tears can make it difficult to see and could be a...
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Why Does My Eye Twitch?

Eye twitching, also called eyelid twitching is a spasm of the muscles in the eyes. These are an uncontrollable movement of the eyelids that usually lasts a few minutes. However, some cases last up to a few days. There are twitches that feel like they were obvious for others to...
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Restoring Sight to a Blind Mouse by Single Gene Insertion_1

Restoring Sight to a Blind Mouse by Single Gene Insertion

A new gene injection has been discovered to help a blind mouse regain its sight after a hereditary vision impairment. Under a lab experiment, Opsins provided vision good enough to recognize objects and shapes. It is hoped to be a potential human treatment in the succeeding years as it makes...
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Study Shows Your Spouse Can Calm You Down Instantly_1

Study Shows Your Spouse Can Calm You Down Instantly

Study Shows Your Spouse Can Calm You Down Instantly Eye study reveals that the physical presence of your spouse can help calm you down instantly. Our eyes reflect so much about us. The intellect, the will, are seen in the eyes. It is actually the windows to the soul, as...
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Selma Blair Says She's Losing Her Eyelashes Because of Multiple Sclerosis_1

Selma Blair Says She’s Losing Her Eyelashes Because of Multiple Sclerosis

On an Instagram post, Selma Blair showed her “barely there” eyelashes. “I guess [my] immune system figured it has bigger kids to spank.”, says Selma. Selma thanked her friends for all their support despite losing all but three of her eyelashes on her right eye. Although multiple sclerosis does not...
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The Cornea

The Cornea and Its Function

The part of our eyes that allows the light to enter is the cornea. It is a clear part of the eye that appears wider than tall. It measures about 12 millimeters (mm) for the horizontal diameter of the cornea and 11 millimeters for the vertical diameter for the front...
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Can a Person’s Eye Change Color?

Genetics determines what the color of the eyes will be. It usually starts with a light color which then gradually changes as a person ages. Oftentimes, people resort to contact lenses to temporarily change their eye color. However, some people are also willing to take the risk of iris implant...
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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 possibility was believed to be impossible in the past. German scientists believe that they have found the answer to this...
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Eye Doctor Finds Four Sweat Bees Feeding Inside a Woman’s Eye

A 29-year-old woman first complained of eye pain after a day of cutting weeds out of her family’s grave. She felt as if there was something in her eye. She tried to ignore it at first but after a few hours, the pain started to become worse. She, then, right...
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Do Red Eyes Mean Coronavirus Infection

Do Red Eyes Mean Coronavirus Infection?

Recent pieces of evidence show that some redness of the eyes may be associated with coronavirus. A few months ago, CNN reported that a nurse at the nursing home in Washington stated that she noticed red eyes as a clinical symptom in some elderly patients who were infected with COVID-19....
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5 Things Your Eyes Can Reveal About Your Health

5 Things Your Eyes Can Reveal About Your Health

It is amazing how your eye exam can reveal a lot about your overall health. It is not only focused on your eye health rather, it can even detect early signs of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and can even save your life! Eye exams tell a lot farther than just...
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apps for people with vision impairment

What Are There Apps, Devices, and Technologies for People With Vision Impairment?

The advancement of technology has led us to many innovations and breakthroughs that help in making our life easy. An example would be applications on the phone that allow you to book yourself a ride which is essential when you do not own a car. The technology tools are not...
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Most Reliable Online Resources for Modern Ophthalmologists

Most Reliable Online Resources for Modern Ophthalmologists

In the current time and age of the internet, smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other digital devices, there emerges resources that are one tap away. Amidst all the free resources laid online, it is still important to choose only the legit and reliable ones. Here is a compilation of some of...
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myths and facts about eyes

Myths and Facts About Eyes

People probably heard a lot of things about their eyes but they might be confused on which ones are myths and facts about it. To protect your eyes, it is important to know what is the truth from what is not. It is a myth when people say that sitting...
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Support Ophthalmologists

Most people rely on how advanced artificial intelligence is. There is a published study from the American Academy of Ophthalmology which shows that when artificial intelligence (AI) and physicians work together, it is more effective in diagnosing diabetic retinopathy than doing it alone.The study focused initially on the comparison of...
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tests and training for sports vision

Tests and Training for Sports Vision

As an athlete, it is important to have excellent visual acuity because it affects the way you perform. There are different sports vision tests and training that helps athletes to assess their eyes. Different Types of Sports Vision Test Snellen Eye Chart is the most common test. It makes you...
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Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular (CV) diseases continue to be among the top public health issues. Assessing this risk is critical first step toward reducing the likelihood that a patient suffers a CV event in the future. To do this assessment, doctors take into account a variety of risk...
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How the Human Eye See Colors

Have you ever wondered how the human eye sees different colors? People remember objects by knowing their color. Some people want to purchase stuff because it is their favorite color. The truth is that the objects we see do not possess any color since they only reflect the wavelengths of...
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How Can Dark Chocolate Help Improve Vision?

Valentine’s Day is not complete without some chocolates. Some studies showed that the antioxidants called flavanols can be found in dark chocolate which is good for the heart, brain, and people with diabetes. It was suggested in the latest research that it can even sharpen your vision temporarily. A lot...
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Under-Eye Fillers to Correct Tired-Looking Eyes_1

Under-Eye Fillers to Correct Tired-Looking Eyes

Patients always ask dermatologists to make their faces look years younger. This is not possible to achieve if your eyes look tired, which is why many cosmetic clinics offer under eye fillers. With the rising demand with tear trough area filler injections, patients must not be mistaken to think that...
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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 new corneas, or you could even support millions of people who profit from eye tissue studies. The most common use...
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Is It Normal to Have Darker Vision in One Eye?

If you have experienced a change in your vision especially without any warning signs, you must contact your eye doctor right away. An optometrist can help to determine what is happening with your eyes or if you have any eye issues. If you are diagnosed with eye issues, an optometrist...
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Why It is Dangerous to Rub Your Eyes

Why It is Dangerous to Rub Your Eyes

You may be wondering why it just feels so addicting to rub your eyes. Once you start, it is hard to stop. Out of tiredness, allergies, or dryness, we all tend to rub our eyes. But, a small thing like this may be the worst habit of your life. Why...
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how gene therapy can help people with inherited retinal disease

How Gene Therapy Can Help People With Inherited Retinal Disease

A new treatment that arrives in a form of gene therapy can be the hope of people with a blinding form of retinal disease. There are eye conditions that can cause irreversible blindness. In gene therapy, a new gene is added to the cells of the patient to replace the...
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Why Is Blinking Important?

Have you ever wondered how many times do you blink in a minute? You may think that it is not necessary to count how many times you blink but it is an important number. Blinking is essential to our eye health. The average time that adults blink is between 10...
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how do we see things at night

How Do We See Things at Night?

Light is an important variable when we are looking at things. Knowing how our eyes work, we need light to be able to see. The question is how can we see in almost complete darkness if there is no light? People are curious about which part of the eye is...
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Will Stenopeic Glasses Help You

Will Stenopeic Glasses Help You

Here You Can Find: What Are Pinhole Glasses? What Are They Used For? Who Might Use Them? What Are Stenopeic Glasses? Pinhole glasses, also known as stenopeic glasses, are a different type of eyewear than those you normally see people wearing. They are eyeglasses made with a series of pinhole-sized...
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Graphic Photos Warn People Never to Sleep With Your Contact Lenses_1

Graphic Photos Warn People to Never Sleep With Your Contact Lenses On

After a long tiring day, it could be tempting to just go straight to bed and forget about removing your contact lenses. The most annoying thing to do is to get out of your bed and take out your contacts. But, Dr. Patrick Volmer warns everybody to never sleep on...
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How to Avoid Foggy Glasses While Wearing a Face Mask Against Coronavirus_1

How to Avoid Foggy Glasses While Wearing a Face Mask Against Coronavirus

While protecting yourself against coronavirus, it could be a challenge for those who wear eyeglasses to see clearly. Why? Because fog keeps building up around the eyeglasses while wearing a face mask. During these days, wearing a face mask is a must. However, it could be a nuisance to constantly...
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how does pollution affect your eyes

How Does Pollution Affect Your Eyes?

Pollution not only affects our overall health but also our eye health. We are aware of how air pollution can cause health issues such as asthma and heart disease. Some people do not know that air pollution can affect your eyes which causes different eye symptoms. With the pictures captured...
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can taking aspirin increase your risk of amd

Can Taking Aspirin Increase Your Risk of AMD?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition that affects central vision. The people who are at risk of developing this condition are usually people who are in their 50s and 60s. The three recent studies suggested that taking aspirin regularly increases the risk for developing “wet” AMD. The...
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8 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life, as well as making sure that she sticks to a very strict diet. Khloe has since gone on to lose around 35lbs. “Khloe gives as much...
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Bungee Cord Injury Caused Collapse in a Man's Iris

Bungee Cord Injury Caused Collapse in a Man’s Iris

The iris of a man in Taiwan detached from its normal place. After a traumatic iridodialysis, this man had an odd eye injury. As seen from the photo, the iris is completely detached from the top. It is now sagging downward. Ever seen a terrarium or a cloudy fish bowl?...
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Zak lab

Eye Exams + Lab + Eyewear All in One Place at Zak

Zak., the new brand that changes how to look at medical eye care and eyewear. In most eyewear consumers, if not for an eye prescription, all they look for are merely sunglasses. That’s it. Medical eye care is often overlooked or pushed aside. Most of us don’t see the effects...
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The Environmental Cost Of Contact Lenses

Many people rely on contact lenses to improve their vision. But these sight-correcting devices don’t last forever — some are intended for a single day’s use — and they are eventually disposed of in various ways. Now, scientists are reporting that throwing these lenses down the drain at the end...
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effects of sexual activity in vision

The Effects of Sexual Activity in Vision

Not many people are familiar with the well-documented benefits of positive sexual choices for health and happiness. Sexual activity is also known as a factor that can affect eyes and vision. Safety must be prioritized as there is a possibility to go blind from STDs. It is important to be...
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Can You Hurt Your Eyes While Watching the Eclipse?

The most common eye damage that most people are familiar with comes from trauma or eye disease. People need to be aware that they can hurt or damage their eyes in watching the eclipse even for a short duration. Be reminded to wear safety glasses when looking at the eclipse....
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New Eye Drops to Treat Severe Dry Eyes Disease

New Eye Drops to Treat Severe Dry Eyes Disease

A recent study involves a novel enzyme-based cure for severe dry eye disease. The clinical trial has shown a notable improvement in decreased discomfort in patients suffering from severe dry eye disease after using the enzyme-based eye drops. What Do Enzymes Do With Dry Eyes? Usually, enzymes found in tears...
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Drugs to Treat Thyroid Eye Disease Without Surgery 1

Drugs to Treat Thyroid Eye Disease Without Surgery

It is unusual for people to hear about thyroid eye disease (TED) which causes vision problems and eye bulging. A new drug called Tepezza is the first nonsurgical treatment introduced for thyroid eye disease (TED) this January 2020. Experts mentioned that the new drug is delivered intravenously and it is...
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Scallops Use 200 Eyes to See. Here is What It Can Teach Us.

The eyes of a scallop function similarly with a telescope. It is found out to be more complex than what previous scientists believed. Scallops are widely known as a juicy seafood delicacy. It is less known to people that they have 200 eyes spread among the mantle of its shell’s...
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How to Assess Ocular Alignment

People wonder what is the importance of assessing ocular alignment. The assessment is essential to know if there are problems such as crossed eyes or misaligned eyes. Early detection is important so it can be corrected as early as possible. There are different tests to perform to check ocular alignment....
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The Meaning Behind the Dream About the Eye and the Pupil

Dreams are common for us people to experience. Different interpretations are depending on what we have dreamt about. We all know that eyes are the window to our soul which shows the deeper reflection of what is within us. People are curious about what it means when you dreamt about...
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Eye-tracking Glasses That Auto-focuses Wherever You Look

Eye-Tracking Glasses That Auto-focuses Wherever You Look

Stanford University has a team of researchers that have successfully created an eyewear that can auto-focus wherever you look. The special eyeglasses track the movement of your eyes and automatically focuses on the object you are currently looking at. Autofocals is a Better Option They used the so-called autofocals to...
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The Truth Behind the White and Gold or Blue and Black Dress

In 2015, there was a photo of a dress that caught a lot of attention on social media. The debate was about the real color of the dress because there are different opinions of people. Some people see it as gold and white while others perceive it as blue and...
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Process of How the Eye Creates an Image

Process of How the Eye Creates an Image

It is important to know the different parts of the eyes and their function to know the process of how the eye creates an image. According to most neuroscientists, the eye is considered to be part of the brain because of its relationship. Individuals use their visual system to interpret...
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Can Coronavirus Transmission Happen Through the Eyes 1

Can Coronavirus Transmission Happen Through the Eyes?

Coronavirus modes of transmission are still being debated until today. Some studies claim that it is airborne, some researchers say no. Some say it can be transmitted through all the membranes of the body, including the eyes. Some say no. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, coronavirus is transmitted...
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how does summer affect your eyes

How Does Summer Affect Your Eyes?

Vacations, picnics, and trips to the beach are all popular summer activities. Summer can be welcome after a long winter or a rainy spring, but it can also have negative effects on your skin. You can keep your eyes safe all summer long by being mindful of the possible hazards...
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The Effect of Hormones in Eyes and Vision

There is a chemical called hormone that controls the activities throughout our bodies. It is also known as the messenger of the body because they travel in your bloodstream to organs and tissues, saying what the body’s cells should do and when to do it. The body’s major functions that...
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How Google AI Can Reveal Eye Health Risks

An eye exam when you visit an ophthalmologist reveals so much about your vision. A new application of artificial intelligence shows if the patient is at risk of a heart attack, stroke, or has high blood pressure through the eyes as researchers at Google mentioned. It is not new that...
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Are New Eye Whitening Drops Better Than Older Drops?

There are new over-the-counter eye-whitening drops on the store shelves that caught a lot of attention. It was suggested that the new eye whitening drops may have some advantages over the older drops like Visine. Lumify is the name of the new eye whitening drop which was approved by the...
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Can Sweat Make My Eye Sting?

People who spend a great time exercising know how much it hurts when drops of sweat from their forehead goes into the eyes. They described this experience that their eyes are burning like hell. There may be times where you feel like your eyes are irritated and just doing fine....
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Why Do I Have Colored Rings Around The Iris?

There may be instances where you look at the mirror and notice that your eyes do not have the same color. You can see two different colors in one of your eyes. Be reminded that people’s eye color is unique. Your iris or the colored part of the eye will...
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How Well Can Newborns See?

As a parent, you know how memorable it is for you and your baby to look into each other’s eyes. You want to be aware of how well your newborn can see. It is an important thing for the parents to know how the vision develops for infants. The common...
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Beware of Unsterile Eye Drops and Ointments

Beware of Unsterile Eye Drops and Ointments! Walgreens and Walmart Recalled Several Products

Beware of nonsterile products that may cause permanent damage and serious infections. It’s time to check the medicine cabinet. Walgreens and Walmart have recently coordinated with medical experts to recall unsafe products that are risky for their consumers. Considering that these products are applied internally in our eyes, it poses...
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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 for older adults but it has more benefits than that. The research compared the rates of cognitive ability or thinking...
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Role of CRISPR in Eye Care: DNA Editing

With the advanced technology that we have, a new kind of genetic engineering known as CRISPR allows scientists to edit DNA. CRISPR means “Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats.” The scientists are hoping to repair genetic defects using CRISPR. People are familiar with traditional gene therapy. It works by using...
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Dogs’ Eyes Evolve to Bond With Humans

Research has shown that a dog’s eyes change after being befriended by a human. Dogs have evolved muscles around their eyes to allow them to appeal to humans. Dogs Can Manipulate Human Emotions If you see a dog with sad “puppy-like” eyes, they may actually be manipulating your feelings. A...
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Can You Sleep With Eyes Open?

People are wondering if it is possible to sleep with their eyes open. Some people actually sleep with their eyes open. If you are asking if it is fine, no. It can damage their eyes and vision. Lagophthalmos is the term used for being unable to close the eyelids. It...
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Do Long Space Flights Have an Impact to the Eyes of Astronauts?

A study by NASA discovered that long space flights can impact the vision and eyes of astronauts. NASA is trying to know the reason behind this occurrence. A new study by NASA showed that there is a connection between the vision problems that astronauts experience during space flights and the...
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4 Best Tips to Make Your Eyes Look 10 Years Younger

4 Best Tips to Make Your Eyes Look 10 Years Younger If there is a part that is usually left out on skincare routines, that is probably the periorbital area. Your eyes need care too! From eye massages to eye cream, these are exactly what you need. Eye care demands...
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Beautiful Giant Eyes of a Two-year-old Girl is Caused by a Rare Genetic Disorder

Mehlani, the two-year-old daughter of Karina Martinez has a rare genetic syndrome called Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome. Walking the streets of Minnesota, Mehlani’s huge eyes attract attention from strangers. As people talk with her mom, strangers can’t help but notice how cute Mehlani’s big, beautiful eyes are. Little do they know that...
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Why Do I Have Unusual Pupils?

The most noticeable part of our face is our eyes. We can see how important eye contact is in our daily conversations. It also plays a great role in human connection and relationships. We can easily observe if someone has a unique or vivid feature in their eyes. We all...
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Is It Normal to Experience Sudden Brightness in Vision?

It is a requirement for clear vision to be able to see light. If the lens of your eye is in an abnormal form which makes it unable to direct the light to the retina that results in blurry vision. You may observe this in many refractive errors including astigmatism....
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Can CBD Oil Worsen Glaucoma?

Some people are hoping that cannabidiol or CBD would offer a natural remedy for glaucoma. An eye condition where the optic nerve at the back of the eye is damaged is called glaucoma. The optic nerve is the nerve responsible for what we see because it transmits visual information to...
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Importance of Normal Eye Tracking

You will know that an individual has a good and healthy vision when the eyes automatically move smoothly, accurately, and quickly. An essential part of having good vision is eye tracking movements. If you have eye-tracking problems, no medication or surgery can fix that problem. Glasses alone cannot correct the...
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Zeiss Award: World Champion in the Implantation of Trifocal Lenses 2018

Zeiss Award: Dr. Jørn Jørgensen and EuroEyes has been crowned again as a world champion in the implantation of trifocal lenses Dr. Matthias Metz, Dr. Michael Achtelik, Dr. Jørn Jørgensen and PD Dr. med. Ralf-Christian Lerche Source: https://www.euroeyes.com/zeiss-award-world-champion-in-the-implantation-of-trifocal-lenses-2018/ Dr. Matthias Metz, CEO of Zeiss Vision AG, and Dr. Michael Achtelik,...
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Aggressive Eye Cancer Found to Be Slowed Down by a Substance From Coralberry Plant

During the holiday season, the majority of the German living rooms are decorated with coralberry plants with bright red fruits. The coralberry plant, originally from Korea, is resistant to any insect attack because of its natural insecticide produced by its toxin called FR900359. A study held in the Universities of...
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