• Protect Your Eyes on 4th of July

    It should come as no surprise that the Fourth of July is considered America’s most dangerous holiday on account of eye injuries; though July 4th presents many risks, not just because of illegal fireworks but because of legal displays as well. Each year, nearly…

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  • How Better Lighting Can Improve Vision

    Your parents may have told you that reading in poor light would damage your eyes. The truth is that incorrect lighting probably won’t cause permanent eye damage, although it can cause eyestrain because the eyes are working harder to focus. The best cure for…

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  • Do Calcium Supplements Increase the Risk of Macular Degeneration?

    According to a cross-sectional study of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), participants 68 and older taking more than 800 milligrams of calcium a day were almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration…

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  • Are Contact Lens Wearers More Prone to Eye Infections?

    New research from the NYU Langone Medical Center has showed that changes in bacteria populations may be the reason contact lens wearers are more prone to certain types of eye infections. For people who wore contacts, the bacteria on the surface of the eye was…

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