- 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
- Cyndi had lived with type 1 diabetes by the time a routine eye exam indicated that she had developed diabetic retinopathy. From fear to success, she shares her story. "For me, being diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy has been a journey, not a permanent disability."
- Smartphones, both iPhones and Androids, are getting smarter all the time. In fact, some research studies indicate that doctors are using smartphones for some tasks in their practice, as they could be an effective alternative to traditional equipment in remote or underserved communities.
- What are cataracts? And how are they treated? U.S. News & World Report provides a thorough explanation of this condition which most of us will face as we age.
U.S. News & World Report, December 1, 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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