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  • How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

    How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

    So, how to keep your eyes healthy? Well! Here’s some easy steps to keep your peepers healthy. Check out, below. 1. Eat Well Good eye health starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. To get them, fill your plate with: Green […]

  • How to Cure the Eye Floaters Effectively

    How to Cure the Eye Floaters Effectively

    Eye floaters are small spots that drift through your field of vision. They may stand out when you look at something bright, like white paper or a blue sky. They might annoy you, but they shouldn’t interfere with your sight. If you have a large floater, it can cast a slight shadow over your vision. […]

  • The 10 Health Benefits of Avocados

    The 10 Health Benefits of Avocados

    Voted the healthiest food by doctors and dieticians, the avocado is packed with all the health benefits that you’ve been looking for. So you know the superfood avocados is very good to our health. Here are 10 health benefits of avocados. 1. Blood pressure Potassium is important to keep blood pressure levels at its best […]

  • Occular Hypertension Basics

    Ocular Hypertension Overview The term ocular hypertension usually refers to any situation in which the pressure inside the eye, called intraocular pressure, is higher than normal. Eye pressure is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Normal eye pressure ranges from 10-21 mm Hg. Ocular hypertension is an eye pressure of greater than 21 mm […]

  • Understanding Treatment of Vision Problems

    How Are Vision Problems Identified? Periodic comprehensive eye exams by an eye doctor are essential to monitor the health of your eyes and diagnose suspected problems. Checking the position of each eye and its movements will reveal crossed eyes or other forms of strabismus. The exam may include these parts: An eye chart uses letters […]

  • Pink Eye: What Are the Basics?

    This painful eye condition, which you may hear called conjunctivitis, happens when the conjunctiva — a thin, transparent membrane that lines your eye — gets inflamed. Most cases clear up in a few days. It’s a common disease. Children get it a lot. It can be highly contagious (it spreads rapidly in schools and day […]

  • Understanding Treatment of Pink Eye

    How Is Pink Eye Diagnosed? To diagnose pink eye (conjunctivitis), your doctor will look for the usual symptoms, such as burning, itchy eyes that discharge a thick, sticky mucus and tearing. Your doctor may take a swab of the discharge from your eye to send to the lab to determine the cause. Often, the cause […]

  • How the Human Eye Sees

    It’s all about light. Light reflects off an object, and if that object is in your field of vision, it enters the eye. The first thing it touches is a thin veil of tears in the front. Behind this is your eye’s front window, the cornea. This clear layer helps focus the light. On the […]

  • Safely Taking Eye Prescription Medications

    It starts with good communication. Before your eye doctor prescribes a drug, tell him if: You’re allergic to any medication You’re on any other drugs, including over-the-counter ones You’re pregnant or think you might be You have problems with any medications When you take eye medication, follow these safety tips: Read all labels carefully. Know […]

  • Eyeglasses for Infants and Children

    A successful eye doctor visit is only half the battle when it comes to helping your child see better. The hard part comes when you have to persuade him to wear his new glasses. Every day. Follow these steps to find the right specs and help him want to keep them on. Fit the frames: […]

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