- 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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Opening Champagne Bottles
To open the bottle safely, point it away from yourself and from any bystanders. Read more champagne tips.
Holiday Toy Safety
Avoid buying toys with sharp, protruding or projectile parts. Read more toy tips.
Children don't outgrow misaligned eyes. See an ophthalmologist for treatment to preserve your child's good vision.
Preventing Pink Eye
Practicing good hygiene can help prevent the spread of conjunctivitis. Be sure to wash your hands frequently.
Replace the Case
Contact lens cases should be replaced at least every three months to prevent eye infection.
Know Your Eye Care Team
Make sure you are seeing the right eye care provider for your condition or treatment.
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and change in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- Changes in infants' eye contact could provide the first sign of autism, according to a new study published in the scientific journal Nature. Researchers used eye tracking to study children from birth through age 3. They found that those eventually diagnosed with autism had shown changes in eye contact between 2 and 6 months of age.
- American Academy of Ophthalmology cautions consumers about the dangers of "eyeball jewelry" implantation, a procedure that involves the placement of a cosmetic piece of jewelry within the superficial conjunctiva, the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids and the white part of the eye.
- City-dwellers may be more likely to experience dry eye syndrome, a condition where not enough tears are produced to coat the eyes, according to a new study.
Huffington Post, Nov. 18, 2013
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- Learn how exercise can prevent eye disease and manage diseases that can steal vision.
- Learn what you should look for in your children and what you should do next.
- Learn how to protect your eyes from common household threats.
- Get dry eye and other tips for eye health during middle age.
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Controlling your blood sugar is critical. Too much glucose in your blood for too long can damage the small blood vessels in your eyes.Control your diabetes to prevent diabetic retinopathy >