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Pink Eye: What You Should Know

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Having pink eye (medically identified as conjunctivitis) is inconvenient and uncomfortable, but unfortunately it happens. With pink eye, there is inflammation of the tissue in the eye, surrounding the eyeball as well as under the eyelid. It occurs because of an infection in the eye, and most commonly because of a virus. Sometimes pink eye can occur as a result …

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Makeup and Your Eye Health

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Your eyes are delicate parts of your body that are exposed to a lot of elements, whether it be allergens, weather, debris, and something you maybe haven’t considered before, your makeup. When you put on eye makeup, eyeliner, mascara, and eyeshadow, you are exposing your eye to foreign substances. It is important that you know what that substance is exactly …

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7 Foods That Boost Your Eye Health

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Eating a healthy and balanced diet is well-known as a way to keep your body healthy and in good shape; however, did you know that there are certain foods that you can eat to boost your eye health? As people age, it is natural and quite common for many people’s vision quality to lessen. The good news is that there …

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Nearsighted vs Farsighted: Which One Are You?

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When it comes to vision problems refractive errors are some of the most common in the United States. These types of errors occur when the eye is not able to reflect and focus light adequately on the retina. About 40% of Americans require vision prescriptions due to nearsightedness. Farsightedness is much less common and only affects around 5 to 10% …

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Finding The Best Frames For Your Face Shape

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When it comes to choosing eyeglasses in Keller, there are a lot of different styles to choose from. From all the different colors to the various designs, to varying sizes, to different shapes, there are a lot of factors one needs to consider when picking out their glasses. When you are deciding on your frames, there is more to be …

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5 Ways To Avoid Digital Eye Strain 

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We live in a time in that we are very digitally dependent. Many of us work all day behind a computer, and if we aren’t busy working behind a computer screen we are using our digital devices for something else. Whether we are using our smartphones and tablets to engage socially or search the web for information or other various …

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August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

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Did you know that August is Children’s eye health and safety month? Our children are dear to us, and so is their sight. Safety, in general, is an important practice for your child, but this month the focus is on their eyes. Eye health influences both physical and intellectual qualities. The large majority of a child’s learning is visual, therefore …

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6 Ways To Relieve Dry Eyes

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What are dry eyes? There are tear glands in your eyes that serve to produce tears that keep your eyes lubricated and moisturized for function and comfort. Dry eyes occur when those tear glands are not producing enough tears to keep your eyes moisturized. There are a couple of factors that can contribute to having dry eyes, which can be …

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How To Care For Your Contact Lenses?

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Contact lenses are an amazing convenience for the correction of your vision, however, they do require a bit more care and attention than glasses. Taking good care of your contact lenses is of utmost importance. How well you take care of your contact lenses reflects on the health of your eyes and keeping your eyes safe and healthy means keeping …

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Why You Should Never Skip Your Annual Eye Exam

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A common misconception is; if you aren’t experiencing any symptoms, that there is no reason to go to the doctor for an annual checkup. This is a popular myth relevant to most all of the categories in the medical industry, including eye and vision health. The problem with this myth is that many times the only instances that symptoms start …