- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
- Bacterial Keratitis
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Detached and Torn Retina
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Floaters and Flashes
- Low Vision
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Presbyopia (Aging Eye)
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Eye Protection Works
Wearing the proper protective eyewear for sports and other activities can help prevent 90% of eye injuries.
Throw out eye makeup after three months to prevent infection. If you get an eye infection, replace makeup immediately.
Replace the Case
Contact lens cases should be replaced at least every three months to prevent eye infection.
Children don't outgrow misaligned eyes. See an ophthalmologist for treatment to preserve your child's good vision.
Jumping a Battery
Take precautions to prevent eye injury. Never lean over the battery and always wear safety goggles.
What Is an Ophthalmologist?
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and changes in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- Decorative contact lenses are a popular costume idea. Unfortunately, they can lead to real-life nightmares like eye damage and vision loss when purchased without a prescription.
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- People taking the popular cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins lowered their risk for the most common form of glaucoma by 8 percent, according to a new study published in the October issue of Ophthalmology.
WebMD, Oct. 4, 2012
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