Lena

5
Mar

Your Eyes: What They Say About Your Health

What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Health? It’s not that your eyes aren’t mesmerizingly beautiful, because they certainly are. But that’s not what makes us gaze deeply into them. The truth is, when we look into your eyes, we learn a lot about you – not on an emotional level but for medical treatment purposes. Allow us to explain.

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7
Feb

Risk Factors For Glaucoma: 7 Signs & Symptoms

It is estimated that more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of those know they have it. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. While everyone is at risk, some people are more likely to develop the eye disease than others. Staying mindful of these risk factors for glaucoma is key to recognizing its onset before it

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2
Oct

Halloween Contact Lenses: Scarier Than They Look

Using Halloween Contact Lenses to Enhance a Costume Who are you going to be this Halloween? Bella from “Twilight”? Pennywise from “It”? Maybe even Regan from the classic “The Exorcist”? Once you know the look you want for this Halloween, you might consider making the costume especially gruesome and effective with Halloween contact lenses or special effects contact lenses. If

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26
Aug

The Importance of Sunglasses for Children

Do Kids Need Sunglasses? Adults frequently think of sunglasses as a necessity while they’re driving, so they might not recognize how much children are affected by the sun’s rays. Whether at the beach, park, or in a car, children should wear sunglasses too for many of the same reasons.  Besides, kids love looking cool in those shades just like Mom and

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16
Aug

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Your annual eye exam is the perfect time to learn more about various eye conditions, how to keep your eyes healthy, and general concepts related to the examination. You may have already asked your eye doctor questions over the years, but if not, following are a few topics you may want to discuss with your ophthalmologist or optometrist. Questions to

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27
Jul

How Many Eye Colors are There?

While there is a limitless number of hues, shades, richness, and combinations of colors, most people agree about how many eye colors there are in general. And that number is six: brown, hazel, blue, green, gray, and amber.  The Basic Eye Colors Generally, eye color depends on how much of the pigment melanin is in the iris, the colored part

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18
Jul

Ocular Rosacea: Treatment, Symptoms, and Causes

Ocular rosacea is a condition that many people can mistake for a variety of other eye problems, such as seasonal allergies or dry eye. Once your eye doctor identifies the cause of your symptoms, however, the better your ocular rosacea treatment options will be.  What Is Ocular Rosacea? You may have heard of rosacea, which generally causes redness on the cheeks,

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11
Jul

Look Cool and Protect Your Eyes with Sunglasses

The kiosks at the mall are so enticing.  Two pairs of sunglasses for $20. But are these shades worth a look? Sunglasses are designed to protect your eyes from sun damage.  The most important thing when purchasing a pair of sunglasses is to see if they protect against UV rays.  You might say, “Well that’s the point of shades, right?” 

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3
Jul

Don’t Make Waves: Protect Your Eyes When Swimming

Summer fun usually includes more time spent in the water, whether in a pool or at the beach.  Don’t let irritated eyes ruin your day in the sun. There are ways to protect your eyes when swimming.  When it comes to pools and the chlorine to keep them clean, our eyes can take a hit.  There’s a thin layer of tears that coats

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25
Jun

Pediatric Eye Exams

Some children aren’t brought to an optometrist until after their parents or teachers notice that they seem to be having trouble with their vision. This means that unfortunately the child has often already spent years struggling with eye problems. Not only can this cause the eye problems to worsen, but it can also impair a child’s ability to further develop

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