September 13, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Health Tip: Contact Lenses Aren’t Risk-Free

Eye Diseases Pictures Slideshow Pink Eye Slideshow Pictures Eyes and Eye Conditions Quiz (HealthDay News) — Contact lenses may raise your risk of developing serious eye conditions, such as infections or corneal ulcers. Latest Eyesight News The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it’s important to remove your contacts and

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August 24, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An inexpensive over-the-counter antioxidant/zinc supplement that may help preserve vision in older people is also cost effective, a new study suggests. The combo pill has been dubbed the “Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS)” supplement, based on

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August 23, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Did You Damage Your Eyes Viewing the Eclipse?

Latest Eyesight News TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Millions across America watched the total or partial solar eclipse on Monday, but not everyone heeded eye-safety advice. “After the solar eclipse, we have already seen dozens of patients with concerns ranging from headaches to subjective blurry vision,” noted Dr.

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August 21, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Keep your eye on your contact lens regimen if you’re traveling this summer. Latest Eyesight News “Being prepared when traveling is key to eye safety,” said Dr. Andrew Pucker, an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. “While

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse

Latest Eyesight News FRIDAY, Aug. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — One of the biggest celestial events of a lifetime — a total solar eclipse — is heading towards millions of Americans on Monday. But what’s the safest way for your eyes to view it? The total eclipse — the first

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August 18, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC

Latest Eyesight News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — About 6 out of 7 U.S. teens with contact lenses use them improperly, upping their odds for serious eye infections, government health officials say. Surveying 12- to 17-year-old contact-lens wearers last year, researchers found 85 percent admit to at least

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