- 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
- According to the CDC, this spring may be extra irritating for the 40 million Americans who struggle with seasonal allergies, including red, itchy eyes. Learn how to reduce the impact of allergies with these tips.
- 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.
- Mom always said to eat those carrots - they'll improve your eyesight. But is there any truth to Mom's pleas? Not really, says expert Emily Chew, M.D., who shares why kale is important - and that you really are what you eat.
Wall Street Journal, April 6, 2015
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- Learn about typical vision changes when you are pregnant and one serious symptom that should have you calling your doctor.
- Learn what you should look for in your children and what you should do next.
- Get tips about price, quality, and important feature considerations.
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