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In just a few months’ time, presbyopia-correcting eyedrops may receive final approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), opening up another option to correct this middle-age issue.  Presbyopia, also known as age-related farsightedness, is a condition that creeps up...
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This year, the in-person start of school for K-12 students in America is likely to include wearing face masks, social distancing, sanitizing and other COVID-inducing protocols. While it’s important for students to return to in-person instruction for their educational and...
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Sometimes our eyes get sore, and they ache. That can happen, for example, when we’re out in the sun for long periods of time without sunglasses or staring at our digital devices for hours at a time without a break....
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Last month in our two-part series exploring how the thyroid gland affects vision, we looked at hyperthyroidism. This month, we will look at hypothyroidism. To recap, the thyroid is essentially your body’s hormone factory. Shaped like a butterfly, it’s found in...
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Over this month and next, we will explore how the thyroid gland affects vision. The thyroid is essentially your body’s hormone factory. Shaped like a butterfly, it’s in the lower front of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple. The...
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April marks Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. While both men and women can have eye-health issues, women in particular, tend to have more of them and make up two-thirds of all people living with blindness or visual impairment from...
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We’ve all experienced watery eyes from time-to-time, whether from laughing too hard, chopping onions, or getting hit with wind head on. Excessive tear production, while a nuisance, can happen due to a variety of conditions, many of which we’ve written...
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Low vision is a visual impairment where you find yourself still struggling to read, watch television, recognize people, shop, and so on, after you’ve gotten corrective lenses (i.e., eyeglasses or contacts), taken medication, and/or have had surgery for cataracts, etc....
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Our eyes help us to see our world and to experience it from birth to death. As our bodies grow and change through the ages, so too, does our vision. Newborns to One Year Babies can clearly see about 8-12...
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