- 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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Water & Contacts Don’t Mix
To help prevent eye infections, contact lenses should be removed before going swimming or in a hot tub.
Jumping a Battery
Take precautions to prevent eye injury. Never lean over the battery and always wear safety goggles.
Eye Protection Works
Wearing the proper protective eyewear for sports and other activities can help prevent 90% of eye injuries.
It's Not OK to Skip a Day
To control glaucoma, take eye drops exactly as prescribed by your ophthalmologist—your sight depends on it.
Give your Eyes a Break
To prevent computer eyestrain, follow the 20-20-20 rule: Every 20 minutes, look at an object 20 feet away for 20 seconds.
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
- Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death and morbidity in older adults, especially those with chronic eye disease such as glaucoma. A multidisciplinary group of researchers used virtual reality technology to investigate this problems.
- 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.
- Whether you're buying $100 sunglasses from a high-end department store or $10 sunglasses from your local drugstore, there's just one thing you need to keep in mind: Make sure they block 100 percent of ultraviolet rays.
Yahoo! Health, April 22, 2015
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- We blink half as often as we should while using computers and smartphones, causing our eyes to feel tired and irritated. Get tips to give those eyes the breaks they need.
- Learn why a good night’s sleep plays a role in eye health.
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