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3 Vision Tips For PC Gamers

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Gaming can be a great way to relax after work or on your day off. And even if a gaming console is an expense that you’re not interested in, PC gaming is very accessible to most people who own a computer for personal, professional, or educational use. However, if you spend a lot of hours on your home PC playing games, you may start to experience signs of eyestrain, like headaches, visual disturbances, and sore or tired eyes. Read More»

The Styes Have It: How To Treat Eye Styes At Home

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If you have a reddish bump on the inside or outside eyelid, it could an eye stye, caused by a bacteria called staphloccocal. You may experience difficulty blinking or watering eyes, but styes aren’t commonly harmful to your vision. They often go away on their own with treatment in several days. When eye styes seem to linger, here are some home remedies you can try. Apply a Warm Compress Applying a warm compress four to six times daily for about fifteen minutes helps reduce swelling, and pus. Read More»

Enhancing Your Vision And Securing Your Health - Advantages Of Advanced Cataract Surgery

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The aging process can be difficult to handle under even the best of circumstances, but if your vision begins to be limited by cataracts, you may find new challenges arising. Indeed, maintaining sharp vision is often the most difficult challenge that many elderly people face, but it’s also often one of the most vital because of the way it affects your dealing with the world. Luckily, new technologies and techniques offer an opportunity to secure your vision without a struggle. Read More»

So, Your Kids Want Contacts, Huh? Two Things Parents Need To Know

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Children who wear glasses may get teased at school. Even if they aren’t teased, they may get tired of having to wear glasses. Whatever the case may be, they may be bugging you about contacts. As a parent, you may be skeptical. You may not think they’re ready. Well, here are a couple of things you need to know.  1. Your Child Can Probably Handle Them. Studies report that children between eight and eleven years of age are normally mature enough to wear contacts. Read More»

All You Need To Know About Lasik Surgery

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If you have vision problems caused by astigmatism, myopia or another problem, then you may need to wear prescription glasses or contacts in order to see correctly. If you are tiring of needing to rely on these forms of treatment for vision correction, then you may be a good candidate for a more permanent treatment and that is Lasik surgery. To learn more about Lasik surgery, how it is done and what it has to offer you, it’s a good idea to read the information offered here. Read More»

Don't Let Age-Related Macular Degeneration Take Away Your Vision

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the eye diseases you may encounter as you get older. It is a slowly progressing disease that may affect your vision before you experience any other symptoms. Here are the facts about AMD and how to prevent it from stealing away your vision. Two Forms of AMD With both types of AMD, your retina can be damaged so it no longer responds to light. Read More»

Three Steps To Caring For Your Child's Glasses

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Three steps to caring for your toddler’s glasses  If your child has just gotten glasses and is learning to wear them, much of the duty of caring for the glasses will fall on you as a parent. You’ll need to teach your child to wear the glasses constantly and how to treat the glasses so as not to break them, and you’ll need to keep the glasses clean and keep an eye on their condition so you can make adjustment or repair appointments as needed. Read More»

3 Things Athletes Need To Know About Retinal Detachment

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While you’re playing sports, you can suffer a wide variety of injuries, including eye injuries. One potentially sight-threatening eye injury you may experience is retinal detachment. Here are three things you need to know about retinal detachment. How does retinal detachment happen? Retinal detachment can occur following trauma to the head during sports, like being tackled on the football field. The impact of the trauma makes your eyeball rapidly compress and decompress, and in some cases, this can produce enough force to pull your vitreous (filling of your eye) away from your retina. Read More»

The Differences Between Soft And RGP Contacts

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If you have been thinking about switching to contact lenses, at least some of the time, then you want to become educated on the different types of contacts you will have to choose from. Choosing the best contacts for your individual needs will ensure you get the most out of them and are completely satisfied with the experience. This article will provide you with knowledge on some of the types of contacts so you can determine the right ones for your needs. Read More»

How To Keep Driving Safely As You Age

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You probably already know that as you grow older, your vision may change and become less clear. If you’re having trouble seeing clearly while driving, you may be a hazard to yourself and people around you. You might be surprised to know that your eyes may be experiencing age-related problems that a new vision prescription alone can’t fix. Here are some lesser-known age-related vision problems and some ideas on how to reduce them. Read More»