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It’s Eye Injury Prevention Month: 5 Daily Habits That Protect Your Eyes

October 14, 2019
Eye injuries can range from minor annoyances to major complications. However, no matter the severity of an eye injury, you should always take measures to help prevent them, as an injury to the eyes is always worth taking seriously. […]
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World Sight Day 2019: 10 Statistics You Should Know

October 10, 2019
October 10th, the second Thursday in October, marks World Sight Day 2019, an annual event dedicated to focusing the global eye on vision impairment and blindness. […]
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How Do Color Blind Glasses Work?

October 07, 2019
The American Optometric Association estimates that, between males and females, 8.5% of Americans currently suffer from red-green color blindness, the most common type of colorblindness in the world.[…]
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How to Perform Eye Exercises

October 03, 2019
We go to the gym to exercise our bodies, and go to school to exercise our minds, but what can we do to exercise our eyes?[…]
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Do You Need Computer Glasses?

September 30, 2019
In today’s tech-dominant world, many of us will likely spend countless hours staring at a computer screen. But at what cost to our eyes? The strain that staring at the blue light given off  by our computer monitors can have a real impact on our eyes. […]
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What Causes Bloodshot Eyes?

September 26, 2019
Bloodshot eyes are the result of small blood vessels present on the surface of the eye becoming enlarged with blood. This is most commonly due to a lack of oxygen being supplied to the cornea.[…]
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Need Contacts? Here Are The Different Types of Lenses Available

September 23, 2019
Contacts are a relatively recent phenomenon that have revolutionized the way glasses-wearers correct their vision since its inception in 1887. A century later, contact lenses are an ever-expanding science that is making breakthroughs left and right. […]
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What is Colored Grapheme Synesthesia?

September 19, 2019
Synesthesia is a neurological condition in which the stimulation of one sense causes the stimulation of another.[…]
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It’s Sports Eye Safety Month: 5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes

September 16, 2019
As we near the back half of summer and school starts back up, many of us are starting to take up sports again. While many of us are looking forward to stepping back in the ring, the court, the field or the course, not many of us will be looking out for our eyes like we should be.[…]
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What is the Amsler Grid?

September 12, 2019
1.75 million people are affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD) every year in the U.S. AMD and other eye conditions that are similar, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy to name a few, are serious ocular conditions that can result in blindness if not properly treated. […]
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