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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July 03, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Eye Docs Debunk 5 Fireworks Myths

Latest Eyesight News SUNDAY, July 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Firecrackers, sparklers and bottle rockets may seem harmless enough, but there’s really no such thing as safe fireworks for consumers, eye doctors warn. Each year, about 10,000 fireworks-related injuries are treated at U.S. emergency departments. Most of those cases involve

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June 29, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Eye Injury a July Fourth Safety Reminder

Latest Eyesight News By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD June 28, 2017 — This is a good reminder to wear eye protection before you light any fireworks this weekend: A 44-year-old man lost sight in one eye after a firecracker exploded near his face

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June 23, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Choosing the Right Sunglasses

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might think of eye problems like cataracts as signs of old age, but one step you can take now will protect your vision for the future — and you can do it with style. We’re

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June 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Sharp Eyes Can Make Soccer Players Sharp Shooters

Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, June 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ever wonder why elite soccer players can seemingly thread the eye of a needle with their passes and shots? According to a new study, competitive players have much better vision than people who aren’t athletes. Researchers at Liverpool John Moores

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June 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Can Alcohol Injections in the Eye Nerves Stop Headaches?

Ask the experts Have you ever heard of putting alcohol injections into the eye to permanently stop “optic nerve” headaches? Doctor’s response The most common cause of headaches coming from the optic nerve is increased intracranial (inside the skull) pressure, which in turn can cause increased pressure on the optic

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