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June is Cataract Awareness Month: Here Are 5 Facts You Should Know

June is Cataract Awareness month. Here are five important things to know about the eye condition that affects more than 22 million Americans: What is a cataract? A cataract is a progressive dis…

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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 Salt Both Causes and Eases Puffy Eyes

You have, no doubt, heard enough about how salt plays villain with our health in multiple ways. Just to recap, the sodium in salt is the real culprit, causing water retention that bloats the kidneys, …

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Spider Web Vision: Should You Be Worried?

Ever wake up and feel as though you're viewing the world through a spider web? Your eye seems to be filled with dark, squiggly lines and spots that move when you try to look at them. They can be t…

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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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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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