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Could a Cure for Blindness Exist? Early Testing by Scientists Looks Positive

Having the ability to see is an impressive skill, but it isn’t magic. The eye is an incredible complex piece of biology that is a little different for every species on the planet. One concept that remains consistent throughout though is how vision works. Vision is the product of all the cones, rods, and photoreceptors… Read More

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4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

There are many steps you can take to keep your body healthy, including your eye health and vision. There are many factors that contribute to your eye health and these are a couple ways you can protect your vision! Eat Healthy: It is no secret that what we fuel our body with has an effect… Read More

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Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

There are many scenarios you may find yourself in where you are at risk for an eye injury. Whether you are playing a sport, handling chemicals, or in the way of any foreign objects you could find yourself dealing with an eye injury. Don’t worry – they are common and with the right information and… Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma

As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. This is the most… Read More

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Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

We fuel our body with foods for our overall health but have you ever put in any thought about which foods have the best impact on our eye health? We are here to help! Check out which food groups will help keep you and your eyes healthy! Fish, Nuts & Seeds: The first suggestion we… Read More

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How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision

It is well known that smoking is the leading cause of serious health conditions that affect your lungs, heart, and much more. What most people don’t know is how smoking negatively impacts your eyes and puts you at an increased risk of developing cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and dry eye syndrome. Read more… Read More

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Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Growing up in today’s day and age it’s not if you will use technology throughout the day – it’s about how long your day will be consumed behind a screen. Whether you’re sitting at work behind a computer for 8 hours or lounging on the couch scrolling through your newsfeed you could be experiencing the… Read More

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The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

You go to any appointment and you hear an abundance of medical terminology that you might not understand – we’ve been there too. When you are at your eye appointment you might hear the terms nearsightedness and farsightedness. You might even be dealing with one of these conditions. But what do they both mean? First,… Read More

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4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world: Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40. Worldwide there are more cataract cases than macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy combined according to Prevent Blindness America (BPA). There are several symptoms of cataracts:… Read More

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What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

We’ve all been there before, you fall asleep on your couch watching TV or get home from a long day at work and wake up with your contacts still in. We know we shouldn’t sleep in our contacts but mistakes are inevitable. But why is it so bad for us to wear our contacts overnight?… Read More

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