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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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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6 Tips for Wearing Contacts in Cold Weather

Every season comes with its fair share of excitement—and a few challenges too. Winter is no different! Fortunately, you can prepare to conquer the chilliest months of the year with these helpful tips for wearing contacts in cold weather. Turn Away From the Fire Sitting around flickering fires is a…

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8 Ways That Your Vision Changes as You Age

What’s the phrase? Ah yes: new year, new you! This expression may be truer than we realize. How you see the world transforms over time. Read on to learn more about the ways that your vision changes as you age. You May Experience Dry Eyes Do your eyes still feel…

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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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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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Glaucoma and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Life with diabetes complicates things. And, unfortunately, it puts us at risk for further serious conditions. For the eyes, diabetes increases the likelihood of developing complications such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Wondering what glaucoma and diabetes could mean for you? Here’s what you need to know. What is Glaucoma?…

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Caring for Contact Lenses: The Dos and Don’ts

We all like to start out fresh in the New Year! For some of us, that means switching from glasses to contacts. If you’re new to them—or you’re looking for a helpful refresher—follow this guide to caring for contact lenses. DO: Replace Your Contacts as Directed Always follow the directed…

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