July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) Symptoms and Signs Pinkeye is characterized by reddening of the conjunctiva of the eyes, discharge from the eyes, and can be accompanied by other signs of infection like sinus congestion and runny nose. Common pinkeye symptoms and Signs Cough Earache Eye Discharge Eye Pain Eye Redness Itching

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July 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes During Summer

Latest Eyesight News (HealthDay News) — To prevent skin damage, you apply sunscreen. But how can you protect your eyes from the summer sun’s glaring rays? The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises: Wear sunglasses that block ultraviolet (UV) light. Look for glasses labeled as “100% UV protection.” Styles that wrap

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July 17, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Dozens of Contact Lenses Found in Woman’s Eye

Latest Eyesight News Doctors in England say they found 27 contact lenses in a patient’s eye when she was being prepped for cataract surgery. The lenses in the 67-year-old woman’s eye were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and were “bound together by mucus,” according to an article in the

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July 06, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Can Stress Cause Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye?

Ask the experts Recently, many blood vessels burst in my eye. I’m pregnant and under a lot of stress. Could stress have caused the blood vessels to burst? Doctor’s response The conjunctiva, the thin, watery membrane that coasts the eye, contains many small blood vessels. Occasionally, these blood vessels can

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July 05, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Kids and Teens, Review Finds

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Soft contact lenses are as safe for children and teens as they are for adults, a new review finds. “In the past decade, there has been increasing interest in fitting children with contact lenses,” said review author Mark Bullimore, an

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July 05, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ever wonder why your eyes fill with tears when you chop an onion? One eye doctor pinpoints the culprit. Onions use sulfur in the soil to create amino acid sulfoxides, which are sulfur compounds that readily turn into a gas.

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