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Nutrition for Healthy Eyes: Foods That Boost Vision

Proper nutrition is a vital component of overall health, and it plays a significant role in maintaining healthy eyes. Our eye are remarkable organs that require specific nutrients to function optimally and stay in good condition. 

What is Keratoconus and How is it Diagnosed?

As we delve into the world of eye health, there are certain conditions that, although less common, significantly affect many people's vision worldwide. One such condition is keratoconus.

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses for Maximum UV Protection

Sunglasses are a significant line of defense against harmful UV rays. By wearing sunglasses, you're not just shielding your eyes from the bright sun; you're also protecting them from the invisible threat of UV damage. However, not all sunglasses offer the same level of protection.

How to Properly Care for Your Contact Lenses

The science of vision correction constantly provides more advanced alternatives to eyeglasses in the form of contact lenses. Most people prefer them because of their comfort and convenience. However, everyone who wears contact lenses or plans to start wearing them should know how to care for them to prevent eye infections and keep the lenses in the best condition. Continue reading to learn a few tips on taking proper care of contact lenses.

Managing Dry Eye Symptoms While Wearing Contacts

Many contact lens wearers suffer from dry eye symptoms, some of which can be overwhelming. You may experience eye redness, itchiness, and discomfort.

The Benefits of Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) for Vision Correction

Nearsighted people who want to wear contact lenses have several options. However, one, in particular, stands out, and for all the right reasons.

Is It Safe for Children to Wear Contact Lenses?

Children become more self-conscious about their appearance as they grow up. Most dislike wearing eyeglasses due to the attention they attract to their face.

6 Signs Your Child Might Need Eyeglasses

Parents and caregivers must monitor their children's vision. They should recognize any warning signs that a child might need prescription eyeglasses.

How a Routine Eye Exam Can Save Your Life

Routine eye exams are more than a way to get a new prescription for glasses or contact lenses. Regular eye exams can help detect serious health conditions that may go unnoticed. An eye exam can help save your life by detecting these health conditions early. Here are ways a routine eye exam can help protect your life.

Dry Eye Syndrome: Can You Wear Contact Lenses?

The Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society always reminds people about the importance of quality eye lubrication. Healthy tears prevent your eyes from drying up. They help your eyes function well. That is why dry eye syndrome is a difficult condition. Wearing contacts may take extra effort, but it is possible. Here are the details to know about wearing contacts despite having dry eye syndrome.

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