- 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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Smoking and AMD
Smoking increases the risk of developing macular degeneration—quit smoking to help keep your eyes healthy.
Wait on Cataract Surgery?
An eyeglass prescription change may be all you need to improve your vision with early-stage cataracts.
Protect your sight every day
Wear a hat and sunglasses year round to prevent UV damage to your eyes.
Cozy Home = Dry Eye?
This fall and winter, when indoor heating is in use, a humidifier or a pan of water on the radiator adds moisture to dry air.
Shield Your Eyes From Allergies?
Sunglasses or eyeglasses can help prevent pollen from getting in your eyes.
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
- Now that a new school year is starting, be sure you have the facts about conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, and how to prevent it.
- Good vision is vital to learning in college. However, life on campus makes students susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems, such as injury, infection and increased nearsightedness. These six tips can help keep students seeing 20/20 throughout college.
- Outside magazine turns to American Academy of Ophthalmology clinical spokesperson Dr. Anne Sumers, M.D., for tips on selecting sunglasses that are both stylish and functional for all of your outdoors activities. This is especially good information to protect you from ultraviolet keratitis or photokeratitis.
Outside Online, August 8, 2014
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- 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.
- At any age, sports-related eye injuries occur most often in baseball, basketball and racquet sports. Don’t play around with safety; find out how to prevent eye injury and preserve your vision.
- From sleep to exercise and more, get tips to keep aging eyes healthy.
- Learn what you should look for in your children and what you should do.
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