7 Tips for Putting in Eye Drops

Sometimes we need to use eye drops whether we have dry, itchy eyes or a medical condition. For some of us, getting eye drops in our eyes can be a challenge. However, there are simple tips for putting in eye drops to ensure the drops land where they need to!…

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10 Common Eye Problems and Their Causes

You know your eyes. So, if you notice any changes in them, they’re well worth paying attention to. From dry eyes to eyestrain, we’ll examine 10 common eye problems and their causes. But please, remember—don’t hesitate to seek medical attention if necessary! Doctors always prefer that people choose check-ups over…

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8 Possible Causes of Headaches and Blurred Vision

Headaches and hazy vision—they’re the less-than-dynamic duo. Unfortunately, the two like to pair up more often than we’d like. Even worse, you might not even know why you’re experiencing them! If you want to pinpoint the potential reasons for headaches and blurred vision, check out this list. Shifts in Blood…

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Holiday Lights and Happiness: Why Viewing Them Can Boost Our Mood

The saying “brighten someone’s day” is no coincidence. For decades around the holiday season, folks have been happily hanging up brilliant bulbs. That makes us wonder about the connection between holiday lights and happiness. In fact, it may be possible that viewing them can boost our mood. Let’s walk through…

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5 Cooking Safety Tips for Your Eyes

Can it just be turkey time already? Or stuffing time, or mashed potato time, or pumpkin pie time, or—you get the point. We’re all excited for Thanksgiving dinner, but we may not be prepared for less-than-perfect moments in the kitchen. Look after yourself by following these cooking safety tips for…

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Halloween Eye Safety: Here’s What You Should Know

Keeping a flashlight and cellphone handy. Watching out for cars along the road. Sticking with a buddy. We all know the general safety basics expected on October 31. Still, many of us may not know enough about Halloween eye safety. Learning more about this topic can save your vision—so ditch…

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7 Fall Activities that Require Eye Protection

The calendars don’t lie—it’s finally autumn! Fires, football, and fresh air are all on the horizon. As you plan for them, remember that they’re also fall activities that require eye protection. A season without safety is scarier than Halloween, so don’t forget to look after your vision. Going to School…

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8 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Vision Prescription

Life right now seems to just get busier and busier! While we focus on things like getting the kids back to school, keeping the house in order, and working the daily shifts, other important tasks can completely skip our minds. That includes scheduling an eye exam! If you’ve observed any…

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Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye: When to See a Doctor

Seeing a spot of red in your otherwise white eyeball can be alarming. Many of us refer to these as burst blood vessels in the eye—the technical term for it being “subconjunctival hemorrhage.” In other words, it’s a delicate blood vessel in your eye that has broken—for one reason or…

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Back to School: Vision Screenings vs. Comprehensive Eye Exams

Counting on the basic vision screening offered at most schools as an indicator for a more in-depth exam by an eye doctor? Now is the time to reconsider and look at scheduling a comprehensive eye exam for several reasons. While those screenings mean well, oftentimes they miss the mark. We…

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