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Digital Eye Strain Symptoms & How to Get Relief

Do you sit in front of a computer all day at work? Even a couple of hours of screen time can cause digital eye strain symptoms to surface. Here's what to look out for plus a few tricks to help you avo…

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4 Myths About Sunglasses

By now, it's probably been drilled into your head that you always, always need to wear sunscreen when you're spending time outdoors. But your skin isn't the only thing that needs protecting from the g…

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How to Combat Computer Eye Strain

What happens to our eyesight when we sit in front of a computer all day? As researchers from the SUNY College of Optometry note, the rise in computer screens "has led to an increase in ocular and v…

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6 Surprising Facts About Your Eyes

Believe it or not, eyes are some of the most complex organs in the human body. How much do you know about your eyes? Read on for some fascinating facts about your peepers.   1. Your Eyes Sa…

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4 Eye Health Signs You Should Watch Out For

Eyes are the window to the soul, no doubt. But equally, they also give you a peek into your inner health. Check for the following clues, and you could glean vital information about your body: Red e…

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The Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

Nutrients play an enormous role in preventing and treating the leading causes of impaired vision in North America--cataracts and macular degeneration. In both conditions, the eye's normal protective m…

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6 Simple Ways to Protect Your Eyes

The number of aging Americans with significant age-related vision loss is expected to double by 2030, according to the American Foundation for the Blind. Indeed, multiple studies indicate that the …

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Does Reading In Dim Light Ruin Your Eyesight?

Parents around the world have been bandying this adage about for ages, but is it true? Watch this video to find out!…

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Allergic Eyes

27 million Americans—that's about 10 percent of the population—have eye allergies. Find out what causes them and how they're treated.…

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6 Simple Tips for Sparkling Eyes

According to Ayurveda, eyes look and feel dull when one or more of your three doshas goes out of balance. Bloodshot, burning eyes are caused by excess Pitta dosha. Dry, tired eyes are the result…

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