February 21, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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If the Eyes Don’t Coordinate, Reading — and Grades — May Suffer

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For students, an undetected vision problem could be contributing to low grades, a new study suggests. That could be the case even if standard eye tests reveal no problems, the researchers said. “It’s not just about visual acuity, but about

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February 12, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human ‘Eye Worm’

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Imagine going to the mirror and finding a small translucent worm crawling across the surface of your eye. The first of many. That’s what happened to an avid 26-year-old outdoorswoman from Oregon, who recently became the

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February 08, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Health Tip: Controlling Pinkeye

(HealthDay News) —Pinkeye, medically called conjunctivitis,is an inflammation of the thin tissue covering the white part of theeyeand the inside of the eyelid. Latest Eyesight News It’s easily spread as hands become contaminated with discharge from an infected eye or by direct contact with surfaces such as contaminated doorknobs and

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January 08, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Cataracts

Facts about cataracts A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts are extremely common, and most cataracts are a result of the aging process. Although many cataracts are not significant enough to require treatment, surgical removal of cataracts is usually safe and effective, resulting in improvement

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December 26, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter

Latest Eyesight News TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Add dry eyes to the health woes of winter. “On average, the humidity drops in the winter with the colder weather [and] most people turn on the heat in their homes or offices to combat the cold,” said Dr. Marissa

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December 20, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Stargardt’s Disease: A Form of Vision Loss

What is Stargardt’s disease? Stargardt’s disease (also known as Stargardt’s macular dystrophy) is a hereditary, or inheritable, form of the eye condition known as macular degeneration. In macular degeneration, the macula (the center part of the retina of the eye where vision is sharpest) deteriorates, leading to a loss in

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