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Are All Eye Disorders Genetic?

Are All Eye Disorders Genetic?

Are all eyesight disorders genetic in nature? No, not 100%. However, a surprisingly high number of recognized eye disorders are linked to heredity and genetics. Your genetics and family medical history will have a significant impact on your eyesight, and the disorders...

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How Are Corneal Lacerations Treated?

How Are Corneal Lacerations Treated?

A corneal laceration is one of the most serious problems that could occur to your eye - an actual cut across the cornea in the front of your eye, which you see through. If your eye ever becomes directly damaged by objects or debris, you are in danger of losing sight...

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5 Tips to Follow to Relieve Digital Eye Strain

5 Tips to Follow to Relieve Digital Eye Strain

Computers and other digital screens are now everywhere, and most people spend extended time looking at their screens. Unfortunately, this tends to result in digital eye strain. Our eyes weren't really "meant" to focus on a single screen for long periods, so it's...

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Why Am I Seeing Halos Around Lights?

Why Am I Seeing Halos Around Lights?

Do you often see bright rings or 'halos' around lights, particularly at night or in dimly-lit rooms? It happens to everyone from time to time - but if you constantly see halos around lights, it could indicate a serious vision problem. Here's what you need to know....

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What Are Multifocal Contact Lenses?

What Are Multifocal Contact Lenses?

If you have multiple prescriptions for vision correction and currently wear bi-focal or tri-focal glasses, there's another option you may want to look into: multifocal contact lenses! Advances in modern lens-crafting allow for contacts which work much like bifocals,...

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Can Stress Cause Problems With Your Vision?

Can Stress Cause Problems With Your Vision?

Stress is a serious problem in America today, with more and more people feeling the pressure. According to a American Psychological Association survey, more than 75% of Americans reported having health problems as a result of high stress - and believe it or not, that...

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4 Common Pediatric Eye Problems

4 Common Pediatric Eye Problems

Over the course of a child's life, and into their teenage years, their eyes continue to develop along with the rest of their body. It's important for parents to pay attention to their child's vision, and be aware of symptoms that point towards vision problems. Early...

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How to Use Eye Makeup Safely

How to Use Eye Makeup Safely

  Eye makeup can be a great way to enhance your look or stand out in a crowd - but make sure you're using it safely! Optometrists and other eye doctors see a lot of patients due to makeup-related mishaps, and most of them are avoidable with a little care....

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Do You Have Dry Eyes or Allergies?

Do You Have Dry Eyes or Allergies?

Both dry eyes and eye allergies can cause discomfort and affect vision, but they are different conditions with varying degrees of severity depending on the individual and the specific symptoms experienced. Do you have an allergy issue that calls for a visit to your...

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How Are Lazy Eyes Treated?

How Are Lazy Eyes Treated?

When raising a child, it's important to pay attention to their vision development. Sometimes a child's eyes do not develop proper vision, or one eye has significantly worse vision than the other. This is a condition called amblyopia or, more commonly, "lazy eye."...

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5 Possible Causes of Eye Twitching

5 Possible Causes of Eye Twitching

That eye twitch may be bothersome, but is it something to be concerned about? Do you find your eyes often twitching? If so, this is actually fairly common. Eye twitching happens to almost everyone from time to time, and science has yet to fully determine the causes of...

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Can Stress Affect Your Eyes?

Can Stress Affect Your Eyes?

Can stress affect your eyes? Yes, absolutely! Stress and eye health are very closely linked, and high levels of stress can potentially cause vision problems. In fact, you might be surprised at all the many ways that stress can cause vision problems. These are all...

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