Why Does My Eye Hurt When I Blink?

February 28th, 2019|

We’ve all expe­ri­enced eye pain when blink­ing. Usu­al­ly, it lasts a few moments and we for­get all about it. But if it hap­pens often, there could be some­thing going on beyond get­ting caught in a dust storm or col­laps­ing on a dusty sofa.

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What is Allergic Conjunctivitis — Causes and Treatment

February 24th, 2019|

Aller­gic con­junc­tivi­tis is a type of pink eye (con­junc­tivi­tis) caused by expo­sure to aller­gens. It rarely presents the same dan­gers as viral or bac­te­r­i­al con­junc­tivi­tis

Most cas­es of aller­gic con­junc­tivi­tis are caused by aller­gens that spread easi

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How Long Is Pink Eye Contagious?

February 8th, 2019|

Pink eye (med­ical name: con­junc­tivi­tis) is a com­mon eye infec­tion that affects the sur­face of the eye and the area around it. The viral and bac­te­r­i­al forms spread eas­i­ly, par­tic­u­lar­ly through shar­ing items at work, school, or home.

Almost every­one

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How to Deal With Eye Stye — Treatment Options

January 16th, 2019|

I spy with my lit­tle eye, a stye. Ugh.

A stye is an abscess or a pim­ple that usu­al­ly forms on the upper or low­er eye­lid. It starts out as a pim­ple next to an eye­lash before it turns into an unsight­ly, painful red bump. Most of the time, you can ge

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Pinkeye During Pregnancy — What to Do?

December 24th, 2018|

Pink eye, or con­junc­tivi­tis, is com­mon in young chil­dren and peo­ple who are in fre­quent con­tact with them — includ­ing their moth­ers preg­nant with their sib­lings! It often crops up wher­ev­er young peo­ple are in tight quar­ters like col­lege and mil­i­tary

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Night Blindness: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

November 24th, 2018|

Per­haps you have found your­self strug­gling to see as well as you used to when dri­ving at night or even just around your house ear­ly in the dark or dim light hours. Maybe you’ve noticed that your eyes do not adjust quite as they used to when you would

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Eye Discharge and Drainage — Causes and Treatment

November 20th, 2018|

Any time that our bod­ies pro­duce what seem to be for­eign sub­stances, that are out of the nor­mal, it can be a cause for great con­cern. You may have expe­ri­enced a cut or scratch in your life, and while it was heal­ing, it may have pro­duced some dis­charg

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Diabetic Macular Edema Symptoms and Treatment

November 16th, 2018|

More than 30 mil­lion adults in the Unit­ed States are liv­ing with dia­betes, that’s near­ly 10% of the pop­u­la­tion. Indi­vid­u­als with dia­betes are unable to pro­duce or use insulin, which is a hor­mone that allows the body to turn sug­ars into ener­gy.

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