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Your Computer Screen’s Effect on Your Eyes

As technology continues to grow and be a big part of our daily lives, you may find yourself spending a lot of time in front of a computer screen. Whether you are needing to stare at the computer for work or personal use, prolonged staring has several effects on your eyes.  This is called Computer Vision Syndrome, or CVC.  CVC describes the …

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Simple Guide for Reading Your Eyeglass Prescription

After getting a comprehensive eye exam and finding out you need vision correction, you may find yourself confused on what your eyeglass prescription means. Your optometrist should tell you whether you’re nearsighted, farsighted, or if you have an astigmatism. However, beyond your diagnosis, the abbreviated words on your prescription are a mystery to many patients. So, what does it all really mean? Use …

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Ever Wonder Why Your Eyes Water? Here’s Why.

Do you ever find yourself wondering why your eyes randomly water? Although tears are important and not only keep our eyes hydrated but also help keep foreign bodies out of our eyes, overly watery eyes is annoying. Here are a few reasons why your eyes could potentially be watering, along with a quick remedy to use when it happens. Weather Weather …

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Reducing Bags and Dark Circles Under Eyes, the Right Way

Dark circles and bags under the eyes can be caused by a multitude of reasons, but most commonly due to sleep deprivation, allergies, or stress. Regardless of why, dark circles and puffy eyes can make you appear older than you actually are. Here is a list of some of the best and effective remedies to get rid of and reduce …

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4 Potential Causes For Dry Eyes and How to Treat Them

Suffering from dry, tired eyes is uncomfortable and can prohibit you from being able to go about your daily life. Dry eyes can cause blurred vision, redness, itchiness, and an overall gritty sensation in the eye. In general, the lack of tear production is what causes dry eye because tears act as a lubricant. Here are four potential causes for …

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Denver Bronco S Shamarko Thomas and His Nearly Detached Retina

Shamarko Thomas, the safety for the Denver Broncos, sustained an eye injury during a preseason game against the Washington Redskins. The eye injury happened during the first half of the game and had him out for the entire rest of the game. Thomas was kept overnight at a local hospital, as he was said to have a possible detached retina.  …

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How Far Is Too Far to Travel For an Appointment

You should not have to travel very far in order to get in for your eye exam. Most people live busy lives, and simply do not have the time to commute to simply go in for a quick appointment. Plus, if any urgent eye care needs come up, the last thing you want to do is have to go far …

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Differences Between an Optician and Optometrist

An optician and an optometrist are not the same thing when it comes to eyes, even though the names sound familiar. Learning the differences and the types of eye care professionals is important so that you can go in for the correct care you need. Although opticians and optometrists both play key roles in your eye health, their levels of …

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3 Common Eye Diseases and How They Affect Your Eyes

Our eyes are not immune to diseases, and there a lot of common eye diseases to be aware of. Be sure to get regular eye exams and routine checks, even if you do not detect any symptoms or pain. Most eye diseases can go undetected until permanent damage is already sustained. Here are the three most common and how they could …

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An Inside Look At The DMV’s Eye Test

The simple eye test they make you take at the DMV is more than what it seems. The infamous eye chart we see at the DMV, or wherever we get our eyes tested, is a useful tool that helps determine our vision quickly and easily. But, even though the chart may appear as just a white poster with black letters …