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Your Eyes Need Sun Protection Too

Most people are surprised to learn that their eyes are equally as susceptible to sun damage as their skin. The cornea, a clear layer that covers the pupil and iris, is composed of epithelial cells sim…

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5 Big Beauty Myths–Busted

Some of these beauty lies have been going around for too long. Time to separate fiction from fact. Myth 1: If you donít get enough sleep, you get dark circles. Fact: Dark circles happen because …

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Retinal Prosthesis: Boon for the Blind?

Researchers at Stanford University in California are developing a retinal prosthesis system they hope will one day give millions of blind people the ability to see again. The system has proved success…

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5 Tips to Relieve Computer Eye Strain

Weary, sore eyes after a couple of hours, not to mention a workday on the computer, are a common reality for many.†† Add to that the leisure hours spent online, engaging social media, or looking at a …

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Alzheimer’s and Eyesight: An Important Connection

A University of Michigan study finds a link between vision and Alzheimer's.† The study was based on medical information and surveys from 625 people compiled from 1992-2005. None of these individua…

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