5 Health Tips to Prevent Cataracts

March 11th, 2019|

As the aver­age age in the US ris­es, pre­vent­ing cataracts is becom­ing one of the more urgent con­ver­sa­tions eye care providers have with patients.

Many peo­ple have a cataract, which is a cloud­ing of the lens in one or both ey

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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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Why is My Eyebrow Twitching

February 20th, 2019|

It’s not unusu­al to expe­ri­ence occa­sion­al facial tremors or eye­brow twitch­ing. If these invol­un­tary move­ments become chron­ic or con­stant, there may be a prob­lem to inves­ti­gate.

Diet Can Be Behind Eyebrow Twitching

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How to Safely Flush Your Eye

February 15th, 2019|

Have you noticed a sign by the first aid kit at work or in the break room about how to flush your eye? If you work in an envi­ron­ment where chem­i­cals are used, there may also be an eye flush­ing sta­tion.

Regard­less of where you work, know­ing how to

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How to Get Rid of Yellow Eyes

February 11th, 2019|

Why are my eyes yel­low?” is one of the more alarm­ing ques­tions you would ask your­self in front of the bath­room mir­ror one morn­ing.

Yel­low eyes, or more accu­rate­ly yel­lowed scle­ra (the white sur­face of the eye­ball) isn’t unusu­al, but it does indic

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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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Hyphema (8 Ball Fracture) Symptoms and Treatment

January 22nd, 2019|

If you aren’t famil­iar with eight ball frac­ture, per­haps you’ve heard of its med­ical name, hyphe­ma. If that doesn’t ring a bell, you, no doubt, have seen it, in your­self or some­one else — a bright red spot on the whit

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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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Pain Behind Eyes — Causes and Treatment

December 20th, 2018|

Headaches are bad enough, but pain behind the eyes is a spe­cial kind of tor­ment. Eye pain is mys­te­ri­ous and fright­en­ing because it shouldn’t hap­pen that often, and when it does, it threat­ens vision, the sense we rely upon most. Here are some com­mon r

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