April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

According to the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, the reason for this is likely because women live longer than men and, therefore, are more susceptible to age-related eye disease. At 90 and older, there are five times as many women living as men. Recent studies have shown that more women than men suffer […]

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Discovering Common Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye symptoms are often a result of insufficient tear production, or tear films that evaporate too quickly. This condition, which can be chronic, can affect anyone but is prevalent among women and the elderly. Dry eye causes and risk factors can vary, too. Some suffer from it due to their environment, while some are […]

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. Before you think that this topic does not apply to you, think again. Each day, over 2,000 Americans suffer an eye injury. This means that almost one million Americans have experienced some vision loss due to eye injury, which has resulted in more than $300 million in […]

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Long Eyelashes May be Short on Protection

The eyes are an important part of the human body. One of the first things we often notice about other people is their eyes. As we make eye contact with other people, our eyes communicate in ways that our words cannot. Sometimes our eyes are accentuated by the little hairs that line our eyelids. Yes! We’re talking about eyelashes. Beauty […]

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Can Emotions Affect Vision?

There are many common phrases that suggest that our vision can be affected by our mood or emotions. Everyone would be familiar with such phrases such as ‘rose–tinted glasses’ and ‘green-eyed’, or have heard something described as ‘eye opening’. Such terms form part of our everyday language, but it now appears that there is plenty […]

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