- 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
- Older Americans are at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among seniors. This infographic has five things everyone should know about AMD.
- 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.
- Some patients who lose an eye to cancer surgery feel as if they can still see out of the missing eye, a phenomenon known as "phantom eye syndrome," according to a recently published study.
USA Today, May 22, 2015
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