• What Happens When Your Eyes Are Dilated?

    During eye examinations, a doctor can examine the inside of your eyes by looking through the pupil to the retina. Ordinarily, our pupils shrink when a doctor shines a light into them. With special eye drops that dilate the eye, our pupils will open wide even…

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  • How To Travel with Glasses and Contacts

    When it comes time to travel, those of us with glasses or contacts have a little more to think about when packing our bags. The following suggestions should help enjoy a hassle-free trip. Eyeglasses Pack an extra pair of glasses. Store an extra pair in a hard…

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  • Which Eye Conditions are Hereditary?

    Genetics are a common factor in contracting a number of eye conditions, many of which are the leading causes of blindness in children and infants. In fact, congenital diseases account for more than 60% of infant blindness. In adults, glaucoma and macular degeneration…

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  • How to Protect Your Eyes During Summer

    Putting on sunscreen might protect our skin during the long days of summer, but are we properly protecting our eyes from sunlight reflecting off sand and water? The more time we spend outdoors, the more we expose our eyes to bright sunlight, particularly UV…

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