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  • "Are My Eyes Changing Because I'm Getting Older?"

  • Many people start to notice changes in their eyesight that increase as they get older. It's important to know when the changes are a normal part of aging and when they may by symptoms of a sight-stealing eye disease.
  • Smoking and Eye Health

  • Did you know that avoiding smoking and second hand smoke - or quitting if you are a smoker - are some of the best investments you can make in your long-term eye health?
  • Dry, Scratchy Eyes? Staring at Screens is Driving this Trend

  • If your eyes feel like a sand dune and your vision improves when you blink, you've probably got dry-eye syndrome. This used to be considered a women's thing, caused by hormonal changes at menopause, but thanks to our fondness for staring at screens it's becoming an equal opportunity ailment.
    NPR Shots Blog, September 4, 2014
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  • Antibiotics for Eye Injections: Are You Choosing Wisely?

  • In addition to applying antiseptic to the eye, lid and lashes before an eye injection, it is not uncommon for ophthalmologists to prescribe antibiotic eyedrops as well for use before or after eye injections to prevent infections. Makes sense, right? Learn what you should discuss with your ophthalmologist.
  • Eye Exams 101

  • Are you EyeSmart? Learn when to get an exam and what that exam should include.
  • Are Your Eyes Ready for Middle Age?

  • 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.
  • Top Ten Tips for Eye Health

  • Learn about simple steps you can take now for a lifetime of eye health.
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