Consejos de viaje para la atención de la vista

Healthy vision

Your eyes are an important part of your overall health. Read the healthy vision articles below to discover the best ways to care for your eyes, the right foods to keep them healthy and much more.

Color deficiency quiz square

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Color-blind quiz

Take our color blind quiz and check out our comparisons of what people with color blindness see.

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Shocking facts about eyes in the winter

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Shocking winter eye facts

Winter can be rough on eyes. Germs, low temperatures, snowballs, icicles. It’s a winter wonderland of vision hazards.

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Simulate common eye diseases

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Eye simulator for common eye diseases

Ever wonder what your loved one with macular degeneration really sees? Walk through a simulation of common eye diseases.

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what animals eyes do you have

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A wild look at determining your animal eyes

Are you blind as a bat? Can you see as sharply as an eagle? Find out what type of animal your vision mirrors in this interactive quiz.

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Vision science or myth

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Science or Myth

Our helpful, healthful quiz gives you an eyeful of ways to improve your vision.

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Consejos de viaje para la atención de la vista

Formas sencillas de evitar contratiempos comunes

Espere un momento. ¿Es esa la torre Eiffel o una torre de telefonía celular? No tiene mucho sentido hacer turismo si es como ver por la ventana sucia de un autobús turístico. Sin embargo, cada año, esto se convierte en …

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Eye care travel tips

Easy ways to avoid common mishaps

Wait a minute. Is that the Eiffel Tower or a cell phone tower? There’s little point in sight-seeing if it’s like looking through the smeared-up window of a tour bus. Yet every year, this becomes a reality for many travelers …

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Girl putting in contacts

¿Piensa usar lentes de contacto decorativos?

6 aspectos con los que debe tener cuidado

La siguiente es una estadística alarmante: de acuerdo con los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades, más del 80% de las personas que usan lentes de contacto admiten que se ponen en riesgo de contraer infecciones de los ojos.1 Tenemos …

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Girl putting in contacts

Thinking about decorative contact lenses?

6 watch-outs you should know

Here’s a hair-raising statistic: More than 80% of contact lenses wearers admit they put themselves at risk for eye infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control.1 We have a hunch that many of them do so around Halloween. The …

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u vista y los aspectos generales de la ‘desintoxicación digital’

Puede que no implique comida o bebida, pero la última tendencia de desintoxicación que recorre el mundo implica algo que la mayoría de nosotros consumimos en exceso y nos llega directamente a los ojos. Se llama desintoxicación digital y es …

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Your vision and the rundown on ‘digital detox’

It may not involve food or drink, but the latest detoxification trend sweeping the globe does involve something most of us consume in excess — and it hits us square in the eyes. It’s called digital detox, and some may …

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Las mujeres y la vista: supervisión de la salud

Si usted es mujer, es más probable que desarrolle más enfermedades oculares comunes, pero graves, en comparación con los hombres. Pero tiene más control sobre los resultados del que puede imaginar. Un estilo de vida saludable y exámenes rutinarios de …

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Women and vision: Keeping an eye on your health

If you’re female, you’re more likely to develop several common, yet serious, eye diseases as compared to your male counterparts. But you have more control over the outcome than you may think. A healthy lifestyle and routine eye exams may …

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Los hombres, la salud de la vista y los 5 grandes problemas de la salud

Cinco de los problemas de salud más comunes a los que es posible que se enfrente al ser hombre pueden implicar un riesgo grave de daño a la vista. Conozca las formas en que su vista puede verse afectada por …

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Men, vision health, and the big 5

Five of the most common health issues you face as a male can carry a risk of serious harm to your vision. Learn the ways your vision can be affected by each of these diseases, and what you can do …

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Social sense: When vision and hearing make it hard to connect

Close your eyes and think of your favorite holiday. Let it sink in.  Chances are you can recall specific sights, sounds, tastes and smells. It’s a sensory feast. But, what if one of your senses has changed? What if you …

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Use your FSA dollars on vision

See the savings with Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

With health care costs on the rise year-over-year,1 employers and the government alike have created ways to help families manage medical expenses. One particularly popular program is known as a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). You might also hear it referred …

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Bon EYEppetit: Holly jolly holiday platter

Veggie wreath and dip

Give your eyes a reason to be healthy and bright this holiday season with a holly jolly appetizer full of nourishment for your eyes. Encircled in a potpourri of fresh vegetables, including kale and broccoli (both containing the carotenoids lutein …

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Bon EYEppetit: Health nut smoothie

Almond milk and mixed fruit

Here’s a simple formula health nuts will love: Nuts + fruit = eye protection. Almonds are full of vitamin E, an antioxidant shown to reduce the risk of cataracts,1 while the flavonoids in orange juice assist with reducing age-related macular …

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Bean salad and burrito recipe

Bon EYEppetit: Beans 2 ways

Back-to-school lunches

Make back-to-school lunches that are easy for you and healthy for your child. Since 80% of what children learn is processed through their eyes1, these beans 2 ways lunches contain nutrients to support their littler peepers. Beans are packed full …

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10 bad habits that could hurt your contact lenses — and your eyes

10 bad habits that could hurt your contact lenses — and your eyes

From a dip in the pool to applying mascara, there’s a wide range of seemingly harmless daily activities that could compromise your contact lenses – and therefore your vision. We’ve got a list of 10 common behaviors for maintaining better …

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8 Back-to-school rules to help protect your kids’ eyes

8 Back-to-school rules to help protect your kids’ eyes

A child won’t raise their hand if they don’t know the answer to a problem, and that includes fuzzy vision. Most kids simply don’t realize if their sight is off. From tripping and tilting to picking the right lens, we’ve …

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Apple Carrot Salad Recipe

Bon EYEppetit: Apple and carrot salad

Goodbye snow and hello spring. What better way to celebrate the long, warm days than with the season’s bounty in an apple and carrot salad. Fresh, crisp, refreshing – and good for your eyes too. This springtime medley is bursting …

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Eye-vexing allergies and how to relieve them

Eye-vexing allergies and how to relieve them

From the northwest coast to the southern shores, common allergies can affect our eyes at different times of the year. We’ve got a list of common allergies – by region and season – and simple ways to protect your eyes …

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Bon EYEppetit: Eggs in a basket with strawberry hearts

Treat your eyes to a special breakfast that not only tastes good, but is good for your health. Eggs are packed with vision-friendly nutrients – like lutein, which is found in eye yolks and can help fight macular degeneration, and …

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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.