How Diet Affects Vision

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The Importance of Nutrition in Maintaining Your Eye Health Food is more than just fuel for your body. The foods you eat could help you improve your health and reduce your risk of a variety of health conditions, including disorders and diseases that affect your vision. A Healthy Diet Protects Your Eyesight Food provides nutrients […]

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What to Do When You Get Something in Your Eye

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How to Deal With Foreign Objects in Your Eye Whether it’s a speck of dust or a bug, getting something in your eye is a very uncomfortable sensation. Like most people, rubbing your eyes may be your initial reaction to the problem. Unfortunately, that may only make the situation worse and may damage your sensitive […]

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Poor Air Quality and Your Eyes

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What You Can Do to Protect Your Eyes From Bad Air Quality Exposure to pollution and other airborne irritants increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions, including heart disease, asthma, stroke, respiratory illnesses, and lung cancer. Unfortunately, your eyes may also suffer when the air quality is bad. Taking a few of these […]

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How is Eye Pressure Measured?

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Testing Your Eye Pressure High pressure inside your eyes increases your risk of glaucoma, a disease that can cause vision loss. Although you can’t tell when your eye pressure is rising, a simple test conducted at your optometrist’s office helps your eye doctor detect and treat pressure changes. Why It’s Important to Keep Your Pressure […]

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Facts About Astigmatism

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Could Astigmatism Be to Blame for Your Blurry Vision? Everything looks a little blurry when you have astigmatism. The refractive error blurs both far and near vision, making it difficult to read a book or see a road sign in the distance. Fortunately, squinting isn’t the only option if you have astigmatism. Your optometrist can […]

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What Are Eye Freckles and Are They Harmless?

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Are Eye Freckles a Reason to Worry? Freckles can appear anywhere on your body, including your eyes. Although eye freckles are often harmless, they can be a sign of cancer in some cases. How Do Eye Freckles Form? A freckle develops when melanocytes clump together in your eye. Melanocytes are cells that give your hair, […]

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Tear Duct Obstruction

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What Is a Tear Duct Obstruction? Have your eyes been unusually watery lately? You may have a tear duct obstruction, a condition that prevents tears from draining from your eyes. Although the condition is certainly annoying, it’s usually fairly easy to treat. What Happens When You Have an Obstruction Tears keep your eyes moist, wash […]

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