- 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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Avoid Indoor Tanning
Studies show UV exposure from tanning beds can cause eye damage and skin cancer. Not the look you're going for.
Eyelash Extension Dangers
The adhesives used with eyelash extensions can cause swelling, infection and permanent loss of your eyelashes.
Hold the Rib Eye
Don’t put raw meat on a black eye because the bacteria can cause infection. Use a bag of ice or frozen vegetables instead.
High Tech for Low Vision
Today's smartphones, e-readers and tablets offer features that can supplement or replace dedicated low vision tools and devices.
Kids & the Great Outdoors
There is growing evidence that spending more time outdoors may lower the risk of nearsightedness.
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
- Approximately 24.5 million in America have cataracts, a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Cataract surgery has more benefits than you might think. Seeing better can make you happier and safer.
- One of the most frequently debated issues in eye care has been over three similar treatments for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Here ophthalmologists provide information about the three drugs, including their similarities and differences.
- If a sunny day outdoors ends with your eyes feeling like they're covered in sand, you might wonder: Did I fry more than just my skin? Though it may sound strange, your eyes can indeed succumb to sunburn. Men's Health, May 23, 2015
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- This prescription drug will lengthen your eyelashes, but it can have unintended and undesirable side effects. Keep these considerations in mind.
- Learn what you should look for in your children and what you should do next.
- Know the eye safety dangers in your workplace, eliminate these hazards before starting work, and wear appropriate protective eyewear.
- There are three major types of conjunctivitis, but only one of them can be successfully treated with antibiotics. If you think you or your child has pink eye, it's important to visit an ophthalmologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
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