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What Your Eye Exam Says About Your Health

Yes, your eyes are the window to your soul or whatever. But, they can also be a surprisingly helpful window into your overall health. So,  and Safety Month, we talked to Mark Jacquot, OD, clinical director at LensCrafters, to find out more about what we can learn from our peepers. Certain health conditions don’t impact […]

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Contact Lenses and Cosmetics

For the ‪“Women Eye Saftey Month”, here are some tips to help you wear your contacts and your cosmetics safely and comfortably together: • Put on soft contact lenses before applying makeup. • Put on rigid gas-permeable (RGP) lenses after makeup is applied. • Avoid lash-extending mascara, which has fibers that can irritate the eyes, and […]

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7 Weird reasons your eyesight is changing

Drop that smartphone and grab some fruit maybe. Research suggests that too much of one thing and too little of the other could make clear your vision issues. Along with Vitamin D deficiencies, lots of other odd things may be to blame for your sudden sight problems. As compiled bywebmd.com and Prevention magazine, here are […]

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Study shows makeup migration into eye

Healthy eyes are pretty eyes, but for those patients who enjoy preening their peepers, a new study might help illustrate the importance of proper hygiene and careful makeup use. Recently published in the journal Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice, an international study examined and recorded the migration of particles into subjects’ tear […]

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Wearing Contact Lenses during Pregnancy?

Many women experience a change in vision during pregnancy. Even though this is completely normal, it can lead to unexpected predicaments. To be able to fully carry and nourish another life, the body has to adapt. That is why, during pregnancy, your current state of vision may come to change. If you are a frequent contact […]

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Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April Is Women Eye Safety Month

According to the recent Prevent Blindness study, The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems, women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind.  More women than men have age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma.  These numbers will only continue […]

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Abdominal Breathing Increases Tear Secretion in Healthy Women

Abdominal Breathing Increases Tear Secretion in Healthy Women

Adequate production of tears is essential for maintenance of the ocular surface. Tears are primarily produced by the lacrimal glands, which are innervated by the autonomic nervous system, with predominant parasympathetic input. Parasympathetic innervation of the lacrimal gland is considered to be responsible for inducing most of the tear secretion. Dry eye disease (DED) is a multifactorial disease involving tears […]

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Farsightedness

What Is Farsightedness?

Farsightedness, also referred to as “hyperopia” by eye doctors, is the common term describing eyesight that is blurry on objects that are nearby, but clear when you look at anything in the distance. So, watching TV may be a problem, but reading a highway billboard probably isn’t. That’s farsighted vision-seeing things clearly when they’re far. This […]

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9 Worst Eye Care Mistakes You’re Making

You rely on them from the moment you wake up to when you turn off the lights at night. But are you really giving your eyes the care they deserve? We talked to Deeba Chaudri, OD, a New York City-based optometrist with LensCrafters, about her patients’ biggest bloopers when it comes to taking care of […]

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Contact Lenses

10 Myths About Contact Lenses

1. I can’t wear contact lenses. Yes, you can! Thanks to advances in contact lens technology in recent years, just about everyone can wear contacts. For example, there are now bifocal contact lenses for people with presbyopia, and toric soft lenses that correct astigmatism. You may be a better candidate for contact lens wear than […]

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Researchers unveil contact lenses with zoom capabilities

A group of researchers at the American Association of the Advancement of Science conference on Friday unveiled a working contact lens prototype with a built-in zoom feature. The contact lens is really two lenses in one — one lens for seeing the world as it is, another to magnify one’s surroundings by a factor of […]

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Eye Color Explained: 5 Surprising Things Your Baby Blues Say About Your Health And Personality

Eyes can tell a lot about a person: what they’re thinking and feeling, of course, and whether they’re lying or loyal. This is perhaps why the adage “the eyes are the window to the soul” rings true. But though your eye color may seem rather superficial, it can say a lot about your health too, […]

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