June Cataract Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire […]

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Eye Relaxation Exercises

Eye relaxation exercises are really important for improving vision naturally. They reduce eye strain which in turn can increases the flexibility of your eye muscles – a function which enables you to see clearly. Scientists have stated that near-point stress is a major cause of vision problems like nearsightedness (myopia). Armed with this knowledge, we […]

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Tips for Protecting Your Eyes in the Office

Protecting your eyes in the office is one of the most important things you can do. You may think you’re safe because you’re not working in a factory or warehouse where danger is apparent. But, working in an office presents its own set of challenges. Sure, you might not be in immediate physical harm, but […]

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How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes?

Contact lenses are very safe. Still, wearing contact lenses can damage your eyes if you wear them too long, fail to clean them properly or do not replace them as directed by your eye doctor. Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great […]

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Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer and heart disease; however many people do not realize that smoking can cause vision loss. Studies show that smoking increases the risk of Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy and Dry eye. Cigarette smoke is composed of various toxic chemical particles including nicotine, carbon […]

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