Las mujeres y la vista: supervisión de la salud

Vision by Age

Our vision has an effect on our lives from the day we are born all the way to the end of our life. How you care for your eyes at different stages of life changes. Here you will find articles that address different vision care needs for people in all stages of life.

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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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What does your childs behavior tell you about their vision

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Kids – Beyond the behavior

Can you identify these common warning signs of vision problems in kids?

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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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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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Visionary quotes quiz

See if you have a keen insight into these visionary legends’ minds.

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Framing your personality quiz

Find out what your personality says about the type of frames you should buy by taking this short quiz.

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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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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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How to make sure your child isn’t the 1 in 4 with an undetected vision issue

It’s hard to imagine that newborn babies can only see about 8-12 inches away, with anything beyond all a blur.[1] It’s even harder to imagine just how crucial a strong visual system is for a child’s overall development, with 80% …

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Stave off the blues: Specially designed lenses can filter potentially harmful blue light

Are digital screens keeping you up at night leaving you sluggish the next day? Sounds like it could be time to ask your eye doctor about options to keep the blues at bay. With the average person spending 7.4 hours …

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Blinded by the night? 3 ways to stay safe when driving at night

It’s late and you’re behind the wheel. You know the feeling – tired eyes, squinting at oncoming headlights, the glare off a wet street. Night driving is a real problem for millions of us. It’s a safety issue, too. Even …

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Pistas azules: detección de los efectos de la luz azul en la visión de los niños

Una pantalla puede ser distracción para un niño, pero para los ojos jóvenes puede ser un disturbio. Los niños empiezan a llevar dispositivos digitales desde el momento que sus dedos con hoyuelos pueden llevarlos – 72 por ciento de los …

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How a routine eye exam can save your life

Julie Beall might be a cancer patient, but she’s truly defined by any number of other titles. She’s a wife and mother, a registered nurse, a real estate professional, an MBA graduate, a small business owner and public speaker. She …

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Vision issues to monitor in your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond

With each passing year, we gain more memories and more wisdom. (We hope!) But as we grow older, our bodies change too, including our eyes and vision. This process is natural, but it’s important to stay aware of age-related vision …

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How pregnancy affects your eyesight

Pregnancy is often a time of great joy and anticipation, but it can also bring an increase in hormones that may cause temporary changes in your vision. Your eye care professional can help you learn about the following potential vision …

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Are you at risk for glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that develop when increased fluid pressure in the eyes damages the nerve fibers in the optic nerve and retina. This damage can lead to irreversible vision loss. The good news …

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A Woman’s Guide to Vision Health

Many women know the importance of a regular doctor visit for themselves and their family. However, many of us don’t realize that a regular visit to the eye doctor is just as necessary as a visit to the family doctor. …

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What you’re doing (or not doing) that will affect how your child learns

As a parent who values your child’s education, you’ve probably gone to great lengths to make sure your child goes to the right school and has access to the best possible teachers. You’ve also spent a lot of time hunting …

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Keep up with your child’s eye exams

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, beyond the ability to see the world with spirit and imagination, a child’s actual vision needs …

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Blues clues: Detecting the effects of blue light on kids’ vision

A screen may be a child’s distraction, but to young eyes it can be a disturbance. Children begin carrying digital devices from the moment their dimpled fingers can carry them – 72 percent of kids aged eight and younger had used …

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Taking your eyes out of the clouds: detecting and treating cataracts

Mr. Magoo may have been an endearing source of laughter, but those who suffer from cataracts are not likely to find humor in blurred vision. Cataracts, often associated with cloudy eyes, represent the most common cause of vision loss among …

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Macular degeneration: detecting and preventing a leading cause of vision loss

Our eyes are cameras to the world, and for many of us the picture may be falling out of focus. Macular degeneration—simply described as blurred vision—is a leading cause of vision loss among people 50 and older, affecting more than …

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Ask an astronaut: Why polycarbonate lenses are the safest bet for kids

Eyeglass-related injuries can send tens of thousands of people to the emergency room a year, many of them children.1 Fortunately, some of the best precautions are being molded every day. Polycarbonate lenses, which are smash resistant, are among the best …

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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.