- 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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Protect Your Sight Every Day
Wear a hat and sunglasses year round to prevent UV damage to your eyes.
Block Eye Allergies
Outside when pollen counts are high? Sunglasses or eyeglasses can help prevent pollen from getting in your eyes.
Smoking increases the risk of developing cataracts – quit or avoid smoking to help keep your eyes healthy.
"No Rub" a No Go
To prevent infection, use the "rub and rinse" method to clean your contacts, even with "no rub" solutions.
Don't Look Now
Never look directly at the sun, even when squinting or wearing sunglasses. Doing so can permanently damage your vision.
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
- A new study has found a link between seasonal allergies and dry eye - and that dry eye strikes most often in the winter and spring. Avoiding pollen my help your springtime symptoms.
- News stories about a 'bionic eye transplant' have gotten a lot of attention, but what is the reality of new technology for restoring sight to save some blind patients? Here's what you should know about the Argus II retinal prosthesis system.
- Parents should know what to do if something gets in their child's eyes or if their child suffers an eye injury. Here are five tips of what to do - and what not to do - from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
HealthDay, May 4, 2015
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- Your eyes are changing, ready or not. Discover why in your 40s and 50s it’s time for bigger type, more light and probably reading glasses.
- Know the eye safety dangers in your workplace, eliminate these hazards before starting work, and wear appropriate protective eyewear.
- You could have eye damage and not know it yet. Learn why controlling your blood sugar is critical to eye health.
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