Eye Care Tips
- Computer Screens and Your Eyes: Learn to Prevent Damage
- One of the most common complaints is eye fatigue. A simple way to prevent that fatigue is to close your eyes for 20 to 30 seconds every 10 to 15 minutes.
- Computer Vision Syndrome
- Computer Vision Syndrome affects 75% of the people who work on computers, most markedly those over the age of 40.
- Eye Injuries: Guard Yourself with Protective Eye Care
- Of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year in the United States, around 10 percent are sports or recreation-related.
- Eyes React to Pool Water
- Eye infections may be caused by bacteria or other organisms in the water.
- Fireworks: Use Caution and Have Fun
- Fireworks are fun, but they can also be dangerous.
- How to Treat Dry Eyes
- People usually know how to care for dry skin, but they may be unsure how to treat dry eyes, which can be equally or even more uncomfortable.
- Sunglasses: Joe Cool, Joe Smart
- For some, sunglasses are a fashion statement. For others, they are a safety feature.
- Take Eye Makeup Off Before Bedtime
- Leaving eye makeup on at night can have some surprising consequences.
- What is 20/20 Vision?
- The term, 20/20, is an expression of your ability to see at a distance. The first number shows your distance from an eye chart. The second number shows the size letter you can read.
Eye Problems and Injuries
- Aging Eyes and Cataracts
- Cataracts form slowly and cause no pain. Some stay small and hardly affect vision, but if the cataract increases and begins to affect vision, it can usually be removed surgically.
- Amblyopia: Vision Specialists Advice Families to Screen
- Amblyopia, often called "lazy eye," is poor vision in an eye that did not develop normal sight during early childhood.
- Cataracts: Surgery Will Solve It
- Age-related cataracts, caused by the normal aging process, are the most common. Cataracts can also develop in children, however.
- Mascular Degeneration: Frequently Asked Questions
- An expert from UIHC answers questions about macular degeneration.
- Retina Detachment
- While vision problems often herald old age, sometimes they signal a more serious disorder that can occur at any age, namely detachment of the retina.
- Strabismus: How to Fix the Misaligned Eye
- Lazy eye is commonly treated by placing a patch over the good eye to force the lazy eye to focus.
- Viewing the World Through a Cloud: Cataracts
- Cataracts tend to set a blur on the world.
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