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General Eye Care

20
Jul

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 some of that light and

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6
Jul

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 sunglasses at nearly any clothing

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25
Jun

Why Does Eye Color Change with Age? A Michigan Eye Doctor Explains

  How Eye Color Can Change Aside from the brain, the eyes are probably the most complex organ in the human body. They can bring our world into focus, bend light, and grant us vision. However, for many of us, the most fascinating thing about eyes is their color. Some people may believe that their eye color has changed over

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18
Jun

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. But one specific treatment might

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11
Jun

Is Chlorine Bad for Your Eyes?

Can Chlorine Damage 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. What

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4
Jun

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

Are Fake Eyelashes Safe? In this day and age, bigger is better. Fake eyelashes, often known to the makeup world as “falsies,” are all the rage right now. Applying 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 laid down correctly, they

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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 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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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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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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