Eye Health News

  • "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.
  • Blink! This Contact Lens Post Could Make Your Eyes Water

  • Scientific American explores the history of contact lenses, from early tests with blown glass in the 1880s to the soft lenses commonly worn today. Learn about dangerous shortcuts in contact lens care and the risks that come with them. 
    Scientific American Blog, September 23, 2014
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  • Punctal Plugs for Dry Eye: Are You Choosing Wisely?

  • Dry eye is a condition that millions of Americans deal with daily. If you’re one of them, you may wonder whether treatment with punctal plugs could solve the problem. The plugs work by temporarily blocking the tear drainage channel to keep more moisture in the eye. Sounds like a logical solution, and for some patients with serious dry eye, it is. Learn what you should discuss with your ophthalmologist.
  • Preventing Kids’ Eye Injuries

  • Beware “eye-catching” toys and other eye hazards that children routinely face.
  • That First Ski Trip Is Right Around the Corner

  • Don’t forget to pack your sunglasses, which are essential winter gear for eye health and safety.
  • 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.
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