- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
- Bacterial Keratitis
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Detached and Torn Retina
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Floaters and Flashes
- Low Vision
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Presbyopia (Aging Eye)
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Eye Protection Works
Wearing the proper protective eyewear for sports and other activities can help prevent 90% of eye injuries.
Throw out eye makeup after three months to prevent infection. If you get an eye infection, replace makeup immediately.
Replace the Case
Contact lens cases should be replaced at least every three months to prevent eye infection.
Children don't outgrow misaligned eyes. See an ophthalmologist for treatment to preserve your child's good vision.
Jumping a Battery
Take precautions to prevent eye injury. Never lean over the battery and always wear safety goggles.
What Is an Ophthalmologist?
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and changes in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- Recently researchers examined the relationships between the incidence of visual impairment and three modifiable lifestyle behaviors: smoking, drinking alcohol and staying physically active. Their results may surprise you!
- Giving 4-year-olds a test at school might seem a tad early, but when the testing is for color blindness, the results may very well help color blind children succeed in class. A new study found Caucasian boys most likely to be color blind among different ethnicities.
- If you think you need glasses (hello, blurry print!), you're probably right. Ladies' Home Journal asked top eye doctors for clear answers to their readers' biggest questions.
Ladies' Home Journal, Mar. 18, 2014
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- Learn how to protect your eyes from common household threats.
- From sleep to exercise and more, get tips to keep aging eyes healthy.
- Find out what foods help you prevent AMD, cataracts and dry eye.
- From tracking your eye health to communicating with your Eye M.D., these apps offer solutions that may help you keep your eyes healthy.
- Living EyeSmart