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Early Signs of Cataracts to Look For

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  Cataracts is the leading cause of vision impairment, especially in seniors. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cataracts affect approximately 25 million Americans age 40 and older. And by age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts. In older adults, the eye’s crystalline lens yellows and begins to harden, resulting in blurry vision, dull color perception, and

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Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Vision Naturally

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Better Vision Through Healthy Habits, Smart Choices Do you wish you could see better? You’re not alone. According to the American Foundation for the Blind, nearly 24 million American adults reported experiencing vision loss in 2015. In other words, there are a lot of people who’d like to improve their eyesight—and like you, many are looking for natural ways to

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Blurry Vision Causes and Treatment

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Clear, sharp vision is easy to take for granted until your eyesight gets hazy. Unfortunately, there are many causes of blurry vision—some minor, some quite serious—and treatment depends entirely on the underlying cause. That’s why it’s important to schedule an eye examination if you experience sudden or ongoing blurry vision. Your eye doctor will be able to determine what’s causing

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How to Take Care of Your Eyes This Winter

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  Keep Your Eyes Healthy in Cold Weather Temperatures are dropping, cold winds are blowing, and you’re dressing in coats to keep your body protected from the cold. But you may be neglecting one important part of your body in the winter—your eyes.  Freezing air sucks moisture from everything, including your skin and eyes. And when you escape the cold and head indoors, the blast of heat

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How do Polarized Lenses Work?

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  Get the Best Lenses by Knowing the Benefits and Drawbacks There’s a price for living in a state that has an average of 300 sunny days per year. If you live in Arizona, you don’t often have to deal with snow shovels and parkas, but you almost always think about how the sun will affect you. From staying hydrated

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13 Remedies for Dry Eyes

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Dry eye, also called dry eye syndrome, is a common condition that can impact your quality of life. It can make it a little harder to be productive at work and diminish your time with family and friends. The American Journal of Ophthalmology estimates that 16 million adults have been diagnosed with the disease, and a 2012 Gallup poll suggest

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Vision Changes During Pregnancy

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Vision Changes to Expect While You’re Expecting Whether you’re pregnant now or are planning to become pregnant, it’s important that you understand the changes you’ll experience during pregnancy. Some physical changes are obvious—others, less so. One of the things that most future moms don’t consider is the impact of pregnancy on one’s vision. To give you a little peace of

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Advanced Technology Lenses: Cataract Surgery Options

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If you’re like most U.S. citizens, cataracts is something you’ll have to deal with during your lifetime. The National Institutes of Health says that by the age of 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Fortunately for those who are or will be afflicted with this condition, there are advanced cataract treatments

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7 Facts About Vision Loss Due to Diabetes

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Diabetes is a common cause of vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. In fact, diabetics are 40% more likely to have glaucoma, and 60% more likely to have cataracts, per the American Diabetes Association. If left unchecked, vision loss due to diabetes is irreversible. The National Eye Institute (NEI), however, states that early detection and treatment can

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8 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon before LASIK Treatment

8 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before LASIK Treatment

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If your vision is affecting the quality of your life or your ability to fulfill work responsibilities, you may have already considered LASIK laser eye surgery. This advanced procedure was approved in the U.S. in 1999, allowing thousands of individuals to enjoy a marked improvement in eyesight, their ability to perform work along with an improvement to the quality of

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