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Katelyn

30
May

Contact Lenses and Eye Infection: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

Contact lenses can be a fun and convenient alternative to eyeglasses. So fun and convenient, in fact, that some people want to wear their contacts all the time. Unfortunately, this minimizes necessary contact lens maintenance. If you’re not caring for your contacts and cleaning them properly, you have an increased chance of contracting an eye infection. Contact lens wearers are

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23
May

Eye Makeup Safety: When to Toss Old Products

Check Makeup Expiration Dates Are you an eye makeup collector? That eyeshadow that shimmered like pearls on the store shelf, but looks more like chalk on your lids, or that eyeliner that promised a sleek cat-eye, but looks more like a tire skid mark? Are those still rolling around in your drawer? Or maybe you buy colors for all the

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23
May

Eye Makeup Safety: When to Toss Those Products

Are you an eye makeup collector? That eyeshadow that shimmered like pearls on the store shelf, but looks more like chalk on your lids, or that eyeliner that promised a sleek cat-eye, but looks more like a tire skid mark? Are those still rolling around in your drawer? Or maybe you buy colors for all the seasons, and save them

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16
May

Matching Eyeglass Frames to the Shape of Your Face

How to Choose Eyeglasses for Your Face Shape With so many options in colors, shapes, and styles, choosing the right frames for your eyeglasses can seem like a daunting task. If you know what to look for, you can quickly rule out what won’t work and zero in on frames that will best fit your features. There are some basic

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9
May

Three Types Of Tears: Why Crying is Good For You

Crying is an emotional reaction and release that actually has many benefits. We cry because of sad, unforeseen events, or a roller coaster of a movie. Shoot we even cry when we are happy! Did you know that we have three different types of tears? Emotional Tears A good sob has been proven to release toxins in the body caused

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25
Apr

Most Common Types of Eye Infections and How to Prevent Them

Redness, watery eyes, and blurred vision are some of the signs of the most common types of eye infections. Your local Michigan eye doctor can identify your condition and determine its severity, but following is some basic information about common eye infections and other ailments, as well as how you can prevent them.   Common Types of Eye Infections and

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16
Apr

The Difference Between an Ophthalmologist and an Optometrist

Going to the “eye doctor” sounds simple enough, but when you’re dealing with something as complex as the human eye, choosing the right kind of doctor is important. The types of eye doctors you may be most familiar with are an ophthalmologist and an optometrist. The ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or MD. The ophthalmologist is licensed to practice medicine

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11
Apr

Astigmatism: Myth vs. Fact

Astigmatism affects at least one-third of the population in the United States. Astigmatism is an irregular curvature of the cornea or lens. This irregularity is found most often in the cornea and causes light to refract improperly. As a result, blurry vision, eye strain, headaches, and general eye discomfort may result. Most people have such a mild case that there

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21
Mar

Top 3 Factors to Consider when Choosing Children’s Eyewear

Early diagnosis of vision problems is crucial so that corrective measures can be implemented as soon as possible. The American Optometric Association recommends eye exams for children as early as 6 months old, with continued exams at 3 years old and right before entering first grade. After that, annual eye exams are recommended. If your doctor confirms that your child

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28
Feb

Why Near Vision Declines with Age

Sometime after you turn 40, you may notice a difference in your near vision. It may seem like a sudden change the first time you struggle to read the tiny print on a medicine bottle, or when you’re squinting at your menu in a romantic restaurant, wishing for some decent lighting. The truth is that the changes in your eyes

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