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Diabetes and Related Eye Diseases

Those Living with Diabetes Are Three Times More Concerned about Losing Vision than Possible Side Effect of Kidney Failure  More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according...

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Are Lash Enhancement Products Bad for You?

In the world of lash enhancement products, some products reign supreme, while others fall dramatically short. It’s important to do research before diving lash-first into the cheapest, or flashiest product around. Here are some tips to spot top quality and subpar eye...

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Can Diet Really Improve Your Eyesight?

Visiting your Phoenix eye doctor at least one time per year is important to maintaining vision and eye health. Other factors, including eye safety, overall health, and diet, can also contribute to keeping your eyes healthy. Most people have heard that carrots help to...

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3 Fun Facts About the Color of Your Eyes

Every eye color is unique and so are the ways that the color reacts to the world around you. It may not be something you think about too often, but different eye colors mean different things for your eyes. Here are three fun facts about the color of your eyes!  ...

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Are Cheap Sunglasses Bad for Your Eyes?

High-quality sunglasses usually come with a high price tag. Finding inexpensive sunglasses that provide the same benefits as their counterparts can be difficult. Here are some eye care tips on what to look for when purchasing sunglasses. Tip 1 – Find sunglasses that...

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What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

Have you been told that you can’t wear contact lenses because you have an irregular cornea or any other eye problems that won’t allow you to wear a regular contact lense? You might want to talk to your eye doctor about scleral contact lenses. What is it? - A scleral...

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What to Do If you Scratch Your Eye


You probably know basic first aid, but do you know first aid for eye scratches? Your eyes do a great job of protecting themselves with eyelashes and fast reflexes, but accidents still happen. Here is everything that you should know about eye care for eye scratches....

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Why Decorative Contacts Are a Scary Idea


With Halloween fast approaching, you might be considering using decorative contacts to change your eye color for some dramatic costume. If that's the case, think again. Many decorative contacts are incredibly dangerous. Here is everything that you need to know about...

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Why Do I Keep Getting Styes?


Has your eyelid ever become red or painful for no reason? A stye is an infection of the eyelid that causes a red bump. Here is everything that you should know about eye styes. Symptoms— A stye is the swelling of your eyelid, also known as a hordeolum. The primary...

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How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

When you look at your eyeglass prescription, you will see a selection of numbers that probably make absolutely no sense. Here is the key to understanding the prescription for your eyeglasses. What do OD and OS mean? On your eyeglass prescription, there are numbers...

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Can Vitamin C Reduce the Risk of Forming Cataracts?

You might think of Vitamin C as a way of preventing colds, but when it comes to eye care, Vitamin C is actually pretty important. Here is everything that you need to know about reducing your risk of cataracts with Vitamin C. What are cataracts?  A cataract is the...

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Eyeglass Lens Materials – Features and Benefits

Lenses can make a big difference in how happy you are with your eyeglasses, but choosing the right lens material can be a difficult process of balancing style, weight, and cost without sacrificing practicality and comfort. Here is everything that you need to know...

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