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How People Perceive Color: Is Blue Always Blue?

Quick! What color is the sky? Did you say blue? Cyan? How about azure? Or cerulean? If you’re second guessing yourself, don’t worry; it’s a trick question. Depending on your eyes, any of those answers could be correct.   As stated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, when light hits an object, the object absorbs… read more

Why Men and Women See the World Differently

Couples don’t always see things eye to eye but it has nothing to do with personality. Studies have shown that men and women physiologically view the world in different ways. It all has to do with how our brains are wired and may have its roots in human history.   Men How men see things… read more

Looking Good! … Tips on How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Whether you’re hitting the beach in July or the slopes in January, protecting your eyes from the sun is important all year round. Read on to learn how to choose the right sunglasses to suit your hobbies, your needs, and your personal style.   How to Choose the Right Sunglasses for You You can find… read more

Fish Oil: A Promising Eye Health Ally

Sight is a very precious gift and most people will go to the ends of the Earth and will try every gimmick to maintain or improve their vision. There are countless devices and “medicines” designed with the intent of supporting eye health. The preponderance of those treatments is pure hokum and have absolutely no merit…. read more

Is Swimming Pool Chlorine Bad for Your Eyes?

Jumping into swimming pools is definitely one of the highlights of summertime in Michigan, but some people tend to shy away from doing so because the chlorine in the pool “burns their eyes.” But is there any truth to that? How does chlorine affect your eyes? Here’s how it all goes in a nutshell.  … read more

Temporary False Eyelashes: The Good, The Bad, and The Pretty

In this day and age, bigger is better. Fake eyelashes, often known to the makeup world as “falsies,” are all the rage right now. The process to apply false eyelashes is simple albeit tedious: you apply eyelash adhesive to the edge and glue them down as close to your natural lash line as possible. Once… read more

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… read more

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… read more

Matching Eyeglasses to the Shape of Your Face: How to Choose a Frame that Fits You

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 guidelines that will… read more

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