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Nutrition and Your Eyes

As you’ve probably heard, carrots are good for your eyes. Technically, they can’t give you superhero-quality eyesight like you may…

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How Did I Get a Stye?

A stye, medically known as a hordeolum, appears in the eyelid area as a red pimple-like bump, and is usually…

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How Can You Prevent an Eye Infection?

Do your eyes feel swollen, itchy or watery? If so, you might want to book an appointment with your eye…

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Allergy Management and Your Eyes

For those who suffer from allergies, exposure to pets, pollen, or dust mites can quickly lead to red, itchy, watery…

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5 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Eye Health

Protecting your eyesight is an important part of maintaining your quality of life. Here are five simple things you can…

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Is Office Lighting Affecting Your Vision?

Do your eyes hurt, burn or itch after a day at work? Poor lighting may be to blame for your…

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Teaching Kids About Pink Eye

In children, a highly contagious type of bacterial conjunctivitis can often run throughout a school or daycare facility's entire population.

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How Vision Problems Affect Learning

There are several types of vision problems, all of which can affect your child’s ability to read, write and succeed…

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Getting Kids to Wear Glasses

In most of North America, optometrists are known as Doctors of Optometry (D.O.). As physicians, they are able to diagnose…