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Education

Education

Causes of Conjunctivitis or “Pink Eye” and How to Treat it

Learn what causes pink eye, a common eye condition that affects both children and adults

Source: metro

Advocacy

Advocacy

ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Dedicated to Preserving and Restoring Sight

ORBIS operates the world’s only flying eye hospital to treat visually impaired patients and train local physicians in developing countries.

Source: CNN

Education

Education

Knowing the Risk Factors For Glaucoma and the Importance of Regular Eye Exams

Glaucoma can often go unnoticed, so it’s important to understand the risks for getting the disease and the critical need for early detection.

Education

Education

Is Mobile Device Use Causing Nearsightedness in Children?

With many children using mobile devices some doctors are seeing an increased number of children diagnosed with nearsightedness.

Source: WTOP

Research

Research

Glaucoma Related Blindness Nearly Halved with Help of Early Detection and Treatment

Improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma may have played a key role in reducing the incidence of glaucoma related blindness.

Source: Science Daily

Education

Education

Could Computers be the Source of Your Eyestrain?

Follow the “20-20-20 rule” to help ease eyestrain and fatigue caused by extended screen time.

Education

Education

Glaucoma Can Cause Loss of Vision and Eventually Blindness if Not Adequately Treated

Find out if you are at risk for glaucoma and questions to ask your doctor.

Source: NY Daily News

Education

Education

Steps you can Take to Help Combat Digital Eyestrain

If computer screens and digital devices are proving a pain in your eyes, following are tips that could help ease your symptoms.

Source: CNN

Research

Research

Cataract Risk May Decline for Those Who Quit Smoking

New research shows that smoking cessation may decrease the risk for cataracts and other eye diseases.

Source: HealthDay

Education

Education

Constant Mobile Device Use May Raise Risk Of Dry Eyes

Expert makes recommendations including the use of lubricating eye drops to help minimize the effects of computer vision syndrome.

Source: WTOP

Education

Education

The Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lens Care

Good habits and following your eye care professional’s recommendations are essential to help avoid discomfort and risk of eye infections.

Source: U.S News

Research

Research

What Causes Contact Lens Discomfort?

New research provides insight into which symptoms are normal, which aren’t and what can be done to provide a lifetime of healthy, comfortable lens wear.

Source: Prevention

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Education

Education

Causes of Conjunctivitis or “Pink Eye” and How to Treat it

Learn what causes pink eye, a common eye condition that affects both children and adults

Source: metro

Education

Education

Knowing the Risk Factors For Glaucoma and the Importance of Regular Eye Exams

Glaucoma can often go unnoticed, so it’s important to understand the risks for getting the disease and the critical need for early detection.

Education

Education

Is Mobile Device Use Causing Nearsightedness in Children?

With many children using mobile devices some doctors are seeing an increased number of children diagnosed with nearsightedness.

Source: WTOP

Education

Education

Could Computers be the Source of Your Eyestrain?

Follow the “20-20-20 rule” to help ease eyestrain and fatigue caused by extended screen time.

Education

Education

Glaucoma Can Cause Loss of Vision and Eventually Blindness if Not Adequately Treated

Find out if you are at risk for glaucoma and questions to ask your doctor.

Source: NY Daily News

Education

Education

Steps you can Take to Help Combat Digital Eyestrain

If computer screens and digital devices are proving a pain in your eyes, following are tips that could help ease your symptoms.

Source: CNN

Education

Education

Constant Mobile Device Use May Raise Risk Of Dry Eyes

Expert makes recommendations including the use of lubricating eye drops to help minimize the effects of computer vision syndrome.

Source: WTOP

Education

Education

The Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lens Care

Good habits and following your eye care professional’s recommendations are essential to help avoid discomfort and risk of eye infections.

Source: U.S News

Research

Research

Glaucoma Related Blindness Nearly Halved with Help of Early Detection and Treatment

Improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma may have played a key role in reducing the incidence of glaucoma related blindness.

Source: Science Daily

Research

Research

Cataract Risk May Decline for Those Who Quit Smoking

New research shows that smoking cessation may decrease the risk for cataracts and other eye diseases.

Source: HealthDay

Research

Research

What Causes Contact Lens Discomfort?

New research provides insight into which symptoms are normal, which aren’t and what can be done to provide a lifetime of healthy, comfortable lens wear.

Source: Prevention

Advocacy

Advocacy

ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital Dedicated to Preserving and Restoring Sight

ORBIS operates the world’s only flying eye hospital to treat visually impaired patients and train local physicians in developing countries.

Source: CNN