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Heading To The Pool This Summer? 5 Ways To Protect Your Eyes In The Water

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Splashing around in the swimming pool is an inherent part of summer for most Americans. But pool time can be hazardous to your delicate eyes. So, how can you keep safe and still have a good time in the water? Here are 5 easy ways. Rinse Yourself Off  Rinsing off in the shower before and after swimming helps keep chemicals and beauty products out of the water. Things like lotions, cremes, hair conditioner, deodorants, and makeup all contain ingredients that will come off in the pool and mix with the chemicals already in the pool. Read More»

Dry Eye Signs, Causes & Solutions

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Having dry eyes may make you unable to concentrate, focus and do just about any daily task. You need your eyes to do just about anything, so if your eyes aren’t functioning at 100%, it can make your life more difficult. It may also lead to other things such as headaches, stress, or nauseousness. If you think you have dry eyes, read on for some of the signs, as well as the causes and what you can do about it. Read More»

Your Eyes At 40: Are You Ready For The Changes?

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Aging eyes require more care, not less. When you are young, and even into your thirties, your eyes seem to have no limitations except those to which you were genetically predisposed. Then you turn 40, and suddenly things are not quite the same. It is disconcerting when you begin to notice oddities with your vision. Hopefully, if you are still seeing your eye doctor annually, he or she will catch anything out of the ordinary. Read More»

5 Tips For Having A Fast Recovery After Lasik Surgery

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One of the ideal ways to help you see better is having Lasik surgery. Doing this one thing may be the key to having a higher quality of life. The good news is you can get back to enjoying your daily activities quickly by doing the right things during recovery. Knowing specific tips to help your recovery time go faster is sure to be ideal. Tip #1: Avoid driving The last thing you will want to do after having this procedure is getting behind the wheel. Read More»

A Few Tips For Choosing An Eye Care Clinic

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You probably grew up seeing your primary care physician and dentist regularly. You may even still seem these same healthcare professionals as an adult. However, unless you had the need for prescription eyeglasses as a child or teen, you may have never been to an eye doctor. If you are now starting to have trouble with your vision, you need to choose one to see. Here are a few tips for choosing an eye care clinic. Read More»

Now You See, Now You Don't: Four Reasons Why Your Contacts Aren't Working For You

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Eye contacts, or contact lenses, have come a long way from the very hard and scratchy ones first sold in the sixties and seventies. However, you still have to be really careful with your soft contact lenses, or you could tear them. Even while wearing your lenses, you may encounter a lot of problems with your vision and plenty of discomfort. If you are having a hard time seeing and a more difficult time wearing your lenses, something is very wrong. Read More»

Protect Your Vision With Function And Fashion: Picking The Right Eyeglass Frames

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For most people, your eyeglasses become a central part of the look that you display to the world every day. Rather than allowing yourself to be frustrated by your need to wear glasses, it’s important to embrace the possibility of finding a high fashion solution to a nagging vision problem. There are, however, seemingly countless styles from which you’re able to choose when you go to pick out a new pair of glasses. Read More»

Learn How To Make Getting Glasses For The First Time The Best Experience Possible

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Many first time parents do not realize that children may need glasses very early in life. If you notice that your child is not able to see clearly, bumps into things, or cannot easily identify some of the things that they are seeing, there is a good chance that he or she may need glasses. Learn a few things you can do to help your child prepare for their first eye-examination and glasses. Read More»

Has Your Kindergartener Seen These Specialists? What To Know

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A lot of parents will take their child to the pediatrician for their wellness visit and assume that the screenings and physical they get from the pediatrician are all the care they need, but this isn’t true. Your pediatrician will do a variety of things inside the office, but checking things like your child’s hearing and vision is imperative. Many parents don’t realize that their kids need to see specific specialists as they grow and develop. Read More»

Everything You Need To Know About Caffeine And Your Eyesight

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Caffeine is a great product to get that morning wake up boost, but you may not want to consume as much of the product after you see some of the bad things you could be doing to your eyes. The connection is still under debate, but with many of the studies, it seems you should at least restrict your intake. Here are some of the suggestions you should consider. Benefits Read More»