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How to Avoid Diabetic Eye Diseases

How to Avoid Diabetic Eye Diseases

If you have diabetes, you are at a higher risk of developing various types of eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma. But there are a few things you can do to protect your eye health and reduce your risk of vision loss. Keep Your Blood Sugar...

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5 Signs That You Should Visit An Eye Doctor

5 Signs That You Should Visit An Eye Doctor

Unless you have a chronic eye condition or have been told by your vision professional that you should have your eye examined more often because of your health, you should have your eyes examined every one to two years. If you currently wear glasses, your eye doctor is...

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How Counterfeit Makeup Can Permanently Damage Your Eyes

How Counterfeit Makeup Can Permanently Damage Your Eyes

When a price seems too good to be true with makeup, chances are it may be counterfeit. Unfortunately, all too often, buyers think they are getting a great deal, but instead, they could be putting their health at risk. While you may be saving money by buying...

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Follow These 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Follow These 5 Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

The risk for eye diseases increases as we grow older and can threaten your quality of life during your golden years. One in six adults will be affected with an eye condition that can lead to vision loss. You can reduce your risk for developing cataracts, glaucoma,...

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Should You Get Computer Glasses for Digital Eye Strain?

Should You Get Computer Glasses for Digital Eye Strain?

Today, it is very common for most people to spend a lot of time in front of some type of digital screen. Whether for work or play, the amount of time spent with digital devices means that our eyes are often overexposed to blue light. It also puts you at a higher risk...

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How Alcohol Affects the Eyes

How Alcohol Affects the Eyes

For healthy individuals, an alcoholic drink now and then will usually not cause serious harm to your eye health. You could experience some temporary effects that could affect your vision if you drink a little too much. However, you should be concerned if you consume...

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Can You Wear Contacts if You Have Dry Eyes?

Can You Wear Contacts if You Have Dry Eyes?

A common eye condition is dry eyes. This is a condition where your eyes do not produce an adequate amount of natural tears or the tears you do produce dry out quickly. This could be either temporary or chronic and also could make it difficult to wear your contacts...

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How to Protect Your Child from Lazy Eye

How to Protect Your Child from Lazy Eye

Lazy eye or amblyopia is a common childhood eye condition. It is a condition that occurs when the vision of one of your child’s eyes does not develop properly. If left untreated, this condition could cause your child’s vision to be permanently damaged because...

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Why You Should Wear Sunglasses Year-Round in Arizona

Why You Should Wear Sunglasses Year-Round in Arizona

While the sun might seem brighter during Arizona’s spring and summer months, that does not mean you should go without eye protection during the rest of the year. Regardless of the time of year or whether it is a cloudy day, your eyes still need to be protected from...

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What Causes Eye Twitching?

What Causes Eye Twitching?

If you have ever experienced an eye twitch, you know how annoying it can be. But have you ever wondered why your eye might suddenly start twitching and continue for minutes, hours, or sometimes even days? Here are a few common causes of eye twitching. Causes for Eye...

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Is a Detached Retina Dangerous?

Is a Detached Retina Dangerous?

Your eye’s retina has a very important job. It sends images to your brain via the optic nerve. If not treated right away, a detached retina can lead to blindness, which makes it a dangerous eye injury. What is a Detached Retina? A retinal attachment occurs when the...

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Eyesight Symptoms After Brain Injury

Eyesight Symptoms After Brain Injury

When people think of what happens with a traumatic brain injury or a concussion (which is technically a milder form of a TBI), most associate these injuries with confusion, headache, dizziness, and loss of consciousness. These symptoms alone are enough to seek medical...

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