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Healthy Halloween: Avoid Colored Contact Lenses and...

It’s illegal to sell any contact lenses without a prescription in the United States. But every Halloween there’s a resurgence...

October 29, 2018

Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye Disease;...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices,...

August 17, 2018

Diabetic Eye Disease: A Leading Cause of...

Diabetic eye disease — which refers to a group of serious eye problems among diabetics — is growing in prevalence. ...

March 19, 2018

Keep Your Eyes Safe on Halloween, Says...

Don’t let an eye infection be the scariest part of your Halloween, warns the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

October 30, 2017

Solar Eclipse: Protecting Your Eyes From the...

Never look at the sun directly, your mom may have told you more than once. And she was right. This...

August 16, 2017

Seeing Clearly Past Cataracts (Video)

As we age, our eyes begin to change. After age 40, proteins in the lens begin to break down and...

July 5, 2017

Saving Your Vision From Glaucoma

It’s not exactly a scientific analogy, but ophthalmologist Aarup Kubal, M.D., likes to compare glaucoma to clogged pipes. “When I...

January 31, 2017

Preventing Eye Injuries: Steps You Can Take...

Every year, thousands of adults and children suffer an eye injury that requires a doctor visit. And it is estimated...

October 31, 2016

Preventing and Treating ‘Pink Eye’

The most common form of conjunctivitis, or “pink eye,” results from the viruses that cause a common cold. And just...

July 18, 2016

Cataracts: Seeing the Benefits of Vitamin C

This essential nutrient found in many fruits and vegetables can help slow the progress of cataracts, the most common cause...

July 13, 2016

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Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...