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Contacts with a New Level of Comfort

Technology for contact lenses is continually improving to provide the most comfortable experience for wearers. Let’s tackle an uncomfortable topic—dry, red eyes—and look at how lens technology is pioneering new solutions in the quest for comfort. As most everyone can …

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Contacts? Here’s What to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Wondering about contacts? Don’t be shy. Your eye doctor can help. Your eye doctor should be happy to answer all your questions, so don’t hold back, even if you think some may be trivial. Here’s a guide on what to …

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Eyewear: Seeing Great and Looking Fabulous!

Choosing the right eyewear is more than just a fashion statement. There’s no doubt finding the right eyewear can be fun: trying on frames, seeing what looks best on you, and choosing a style and color that reflect your taste …

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Here’s Looking at You – in Prescription Sunglasses

Find the perfect pair for every style under the sun, and every activity. If you wear eyeglasses and spend a lot of time outdoors, you may want to consider prescription sunglasses. Providing convenience, comfort and protection, they can enhance your …

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Contact Lenses: Finding That Perfect Pair

Glasses not your thing? Here’s how to make sure contacts are right for you. Whether you have an active lifestyle, need peripheral vision correction or simply want freedom from wearing eyeglasses, contact lenses could be the right choice for you. …

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Baseball: Keep Your Eyes on the Ball

Sports vision training can help you improve your baseball game. “Many baseball athletes and coaches think of vision as just eyesight,” says Seattle sports vision optometrist Dr. Christopher Clark. “If they can see the bottom line of an eye chart, …

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See Your Way to Sharper Sports Performance

Want to play better? Focus on your vision skills. Good vision skills are necessary for a lot of sports, both competitive and non-competitive. Even at practice, it’s important to see well to get the best results from your hard work. …

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Golfers: Lower Scores Are in Sight

Here are the top 10 visual skills for improving your game. Golfers spend time, energy and money trying to shave strokes off their game. But one of the best ways to improve is literally right in front of their faces: …

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Soccer Players: Visualize Your Goals

See why visual skills play a key role in the game. Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. And it’s also one of the most demanding of its players’ visual skills. Sussex University’s Tag Lamche has …

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Put Vision Safety to Work

No matter what you do, protecting your eyes is an important part of your job. No matter where you work—in a factory, laboratory, construction site or office—workplace eye injuries can and do occur. Every day, more than 2,000 American workers …

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Add Protective Eyewear to Your Game Face

Whatever sport you play, guarding your eyes is always a winning strategy. Whether it’s helping you judge a sharp turn down the ski slope or seeing when to hit an oncoming pitch, your eyes are key players in all of …

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Rest for the Screen-Weary

Is staring at the computer giving you tired eyes? You’re not alone. If you are part of the 46 percent of Americans who spend five or more hours a day on a computer or a smart phone,1 you probably already …

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Sitting Too Close to the TV Harms Vision

Sitting Too Close to the TV Harms Vision EyeQ: Myth or Science There are plenty of reasons to limit the amount of television you watch, but there is no lasting harm to your vision by sitting near the screen. Your …

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Reading in Low Light Harms Eyes

Reading in Low Light Harms Eyes EyeQ: Myth or Science You probably heard from parents and teachers throughout your life that reading in low light causes nearsightedness. You might have even passed on this popular health tip. It’s time to …

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Kid-Friendly Vision Care

At every stage of growing up, kids have unique vision care needs, which shouldn’t be overlooked. Through a child’s eyes, the world can be full of wonder, where everyday objects possess extraordinary powers, and simple pleasures create lasting memories. However, …

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Great Expectations in Sight

As you look forward to seeing your new baby, don’t forget to look out for your eyes during pregnancy. Pregnancy is often a time of great joy and anticipation, but it can also bring an increase in hormones that may …

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Have Your Kids Seen the Eye Doctor This Year?

Looking out for your child’s vision health should include an annual trip to the eye doctor. Vision plays a central role in your child’s life. It’s a primary way children find out about the world around them. In fact, about …

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Let’s Look at Whole Grains

They can protect your eyes against a whole host of vision conditions Incorporating whole grains into your diet can contribute to several lifestyle improvements. Whole grains can benefit your eyes by protecting them from vision-impairing conditions and reducing the risk …

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Managing Thyroid Eye Disease

An annual eye exam can help with early detection and treatment. Thyroid eye disease, also called Graves’ eye disease, is the manifestation of hyperthyroidism on the structures of the eyes. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much of …

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The Sun and Your Eyes: What You Need to Know

UV protection. Not just for skin. Did you know it’s just as important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays as it is to shield your skin? The intense ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun can damage sensitive …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.