Eye Freckle

Overview You’re probably familiar with freckles on your skin, but did you know you can also get freckles in your eye? An eye freckle is called a nevus (“nevi” is the plural), and different kinds of freckles can occur on different parts of the eye. While usually harmless, they do need to be monitored by […]

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Why is My Eye Twitching?

Many people have an occasional eye twitch, especially when they are tired or have had a lot of caffeine. Frequent eye twitching is fairly uncommon. Anyone can have eye twitching, but it is more common in middle-aged and elderly women What is Eye Twitching? Eye twitching is the involuntary, spontaneous contraction among the fine muscles […]

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May Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Many people know about the damage that ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on the skin, from sunburns to skin cancers. But many may not know about the damage it may cause to the eyes. That is why Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as UV (ultraviolet) Awareness Month. […]

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