- 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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Opening Champagne Bottles
To open the bottle safely, point it away from yourself and from any bystanders. Read more champagne tips.
Holiday Toy Safety
Avoid buying toys with sharp, protruding or projectile parts. Read more toy tips.
Children don't outgrow misaligned eyes. See an ophthalmologist for treatment to preserve your child's good vision.
Preventing Pink Eye
Practicing good hygiene can help prevent the spread of conjunctivitis. Be sure to wash your hands frequently.
Replace the Case
Contact lens cases should be replaced at least every three months to prevent eye infection.
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
- Medical doctors have long known that there is a connection between the eye condition uveitis and multiple sclerosis (MS). But, a recent study has provided more information about how common it is for people to have both these conditions, and what order they are diagnosed in if someone has both.
- Cyndi had lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years by the time a routine eye exam indicated she had developed diabetic retinopathy. From fear to success, she shares her story.
- Studies have shown that specific eye vitamins can be good for some people who already have AMD, but researchers have found that some vitamin manufacturer claims go far beyond what's been proven.
New York Times "The New Old Age" blog, December 17, 2014
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- From tracking your eye health to communicating with your Eye M.D., these apps offer solutions that may help you keep your eyes healthy.
- 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.
- This prescription drug will lengthen your eyelashes, but it can have unintended and undesirable side effects. Keep these considerations in mind.
- For many people, preoperative tests are not necessary. In general, patients scheduled for eye surgeries like cataract surgery do not need medical tests unless their medical history or physical examination indicates the need for a test.
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