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How to Cure Dry Eyes

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Our eyes are naturally designed to tear. Our tears provide lubrication to keep our eyes comfortable and moist, but sometimes we don’t produce enough tears or tears of sufficient quality to keep our eyes working the way they’re supposed to. This can lead to a condition called dry eye.  Dry eye can be painful and […]

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How to Prevent Glaucoma

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The Silent Thief of Sight  Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases resulting from fluid drainage issues in the eye. This presence of excess fluid, known as aqueous humour, may lead to dangerous consequences. This condition causes progressive damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss that cannot be recovered.  Glaucoma is often referred […]

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Blurry Vision?

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: you’re out with your family enjoying some fun in the sun. After a while, though, you find your eyes getting watery and irritated, and it’s getting tougher to see clearly. If this has happened to you, then you’ve probably experienced dry eye syndrome. We focus on dry […]

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What is Astigmatism?

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Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that causes blurry vision both at a distance and close-up. It might be so mild that you don’t notice it, or it could cause enough disruption to your vision that your optometrist recommends glasses, contacts, or laser eye surgery to correct it. Around 36% of Americans have some […]

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10 Medications that Can Cause Dry Eye

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Nobody likes dry eyes, but more than 16 million people in the United States have them. What’s more, many different factors can contribute to your risk of developing dry eyes—including a surprising number of medications. Don’t worry; you don’t have to throw out your entire medicine cabinet! Just learn which medications can increase your risk […]

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Early Signs of Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is the world’s second most common cause of blindness — and although specific demographics face higher risks for this disease, it can affect anybody at practically any age. As such, you need to be aware of glaucoma’s early signs, along with risk factors and other information that can help you catch and manage it […]

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