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Tips For Eye Health In Adults 40 To 65

As we age, our bodies become more vulnerable to chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, which can also impact our eye health. In fact, changes in vision can sometimes be the first indication of these systemic diseases. That’s why it’s crucial to pay attention to your overall health and communicate any  Continue Reading »

Eyeglasses May One Day Treat Glaucoma

Someday it may be possible to treat glaucoma by wearing a special pair of glasses outfitted with an electromagnetic coil. These glasses, developed by Bionode, are currently being tested. This device might be able to treat glaucoma without eyedrops, according to researcher Ike Ahmed, MD. Dr. Ahmed, an ophthalmologist at the Prism Eye Institute in  Continue Reading »

Factors To Consider In Choosing An IOL for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is very common. Nearly 4 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year to restore their vision. During cataract surgery, the natural clouded lens is replaced with an artificial lens called an intraocular lens (IOL). An IOL can not only restore vision lost to cataracts, but may also correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness  Continue Reading »

Digital Devices and Your Eyes

What is blue light? Color doesn’t typically come to mind when thinking of light, but when you see a rainbow, you are seeing the visual light spectrum. These are colors visible to the human eye and include red, blue, and green “wavelengths.” All light we see is a combination of these wavelengths, including light from  Continue Reading »

Danger: Colored Contacts Can Harm Your Eyes

Wearing colored contact lenses without a prescription may seem harmless, but beware: Costume contacts can severely damage your eyes and even cause permanent blindness if they’re not fitted by an eye specialist. And many costume contact lenses are sold without a doctor’s prescription, which is illegal in the United States. If you’re wearing costume contacts  Continue Reading »

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