- 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.
- Nationwide, ophthalmologists performed more than 48,000 corneal transplants in 2013, about 10,000 more than five years prior. As need increases, the role of organ donors who provide the eye tissue becomes more important, so this sight-restoring surgery is possible.
- Around the world, people are becoming collectively more near-sighted, especially in Asia. But researchers say reducing risk of myopia is easy, free and readily-available: Get some sunlight. But is that more easily said than done?
CNN, April 6, 2015
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- Learn how to protect your eyes from common household threats.
- From sleep to exercise and more, get tips to keep aging eyes healthy.
- Find out what foods help you prevent AMD, cataracts and dry eye.
- From tracking your eye health to communicating with your Eye M.D., these apps offer solutions that may help you keep your eyes healthy.
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