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What Is Dry Eye?

What Is Dry Eye?

Dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of moisture and lubrication of the eyes. Your eye's tears keep the surface of the eye moist and lubricated, as well as washing away dust, debris, and other microorganisms. What causes dry eye? Typically dry eye occurs when...

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Eyelash Extensions

Imagine this, your superstar costume is almost complete, but you need to apply the finishing touches...some glamorous eyelash extension you found at your local supermarket. They were cheap and looked great, but are they safe to glue to your eyelid? Most problems with...

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Costume Contacts

Creepy costume lenses might add a spine-tingling thrill to your Halloween costume, but wearing costume contact lenses without a prescription can lead to serious eye infections or permanent vision loss. A poorly fitted contact lens can easily scrape the cornea, the...

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Eye Makeup

Have you thought about your Halloween costume yet? Maybe your costume this year is a spine-chilling zombie or the silvery Tin-Man from the Wizard of Oz. Great ideas, right? They might require a bit of time and makeup to put together. Have you thought about how you...

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Vision Development and Children

Vision Development and Children

Childhood is a critical time for vision development. Nearly 80% of what a child learns in school is presented visually. Arguably making vision the most important of the five senses. Visual skills start developing during pregnancy and continue to evolve and develop as...

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Presbyopia

Have you found it difficult to read text messages on your phone? Do you find yourself moving a book or newspaper further away from you? At the end of the day, do you feel like your eyes are heavy and you have a headache right behind your eyes? These all can be signs...

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Types of Diabetic Eye Disease

Types of Diabetic Eye Disease

More than 28% of diabetics age 40 or older have a diabetic eye disease. These numbers are only expected to grow in the upcoming years due to the decrease in physical activity and healthy eating. Types of Diabetes Type 1 A chronic condition in which the pancreas...

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Who Gets Macular Degeneration?

Who Gets Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is the deterioration of the macula, the small central area of the eye that controls visual acuity. Typically developing macular degeneration is a slow, painless vision loss. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Macular degeneration is often...

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Nutrition and Your Eyes

Nutrition and Your Eyes

The foods you eat and the dietary supplements you take affect your overall health and the health of your eyes. Nutrition and your eyes are linked together and can help prevent certain eye diseases along with other health problems. Healthy Foods Choosing healthy foods...

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Non-Glare: See Better and Look Better

Non-Glare: See Better and Look Better

We understand your eyewear has become part of your style and fashion. Not only do you want to show off your cool new frames, but you also want to make sure to reduce the glare on your lenses so people can see the natural beauty of your eyes. A non-glare coating is a...

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