Color Vision Deficiency

Color vision deficiency is the inability to distinguish certain shades of color. The term “color blindness” is also used to describe this visual condition, but very few people are completely color blind. Color vision is possible due to photoreceptors in the retina of the eye known as cones. These cones have light-sensitive pigments that enable us […]

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Stress could contribute to vision loss

Persistent psychological stress is a major contributor to the development and progression of vision loss according to an analysis of hundreds of published research and clinical reports on the relationship of stress and eye disease. Your blurry vision, eye twitching, headaches and watery or dry eyes may be caused by stress. Other stress-inducing vision issues […]

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Protect Your Eyes in the Winter

When the days are cloudy and cold, sunglasses are probably the last thing on your mind. But winter eye protection can prevent painful temporary conditions and permanent eye damage. Why do I need winter eye protection? Did you know your eyes can get sunburned in the winter? Snow and ice reflect 80 percent of the […]

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THE CAUSES OF COLOR BLINDNESS

Color blindness is an uncommon visual issue that is most often linked to a genetic cause. It affects 1 in 12 men. The most common form of color blindness is red/green blindness, with blue/yellow being the second most common. Achromatopsia, or total color blindness, is extremely rare. Most people who are color blind have this […]

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Maintaining Eye Comfort During the Winter

For people who suffer from chronic issues of itchy or dry eyes, the winter months can be especially difficult. And even if you don’t suffer from eye pain during the majority of the year, the cold and snow can bring on new problems that may hinder your sight and make your eyes uncomfortable. Fortunately, however, […]

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