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How have mask-associated dry eyes become a recent concern?
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Halina Tseng

Published on February 11, 2022, 1:56 pm

How have mask-associated dry eyes become a recent concern?

Read about Mask-associated dry eyes, a major concern of people wearing masks during a pandemic.

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How do head injuries affect our vision and can they lead to blindness?
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Julie Topping

Published on January 28, 2022, 11:01 am

How do head injuries affect our vision and can they lead to blindness?

Head injuries can cause severe eye problems. It can also cause blindness. Read to know more!

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Can blue light really have damaging effects on your eyes?
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Julie Topping

Published on January 18, 2022, 6:49 am

Can blue light really have damaging effects on your eyes?

The discussions around blue light’s effect on eyes is gathering steam. Here is a well-researched compilation of information that you need to refer to.

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Workout with glasses? Let’s make it work out!
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Sid S

Published on November 3, 2021, 5:54 am

Workout with glasses? Let’s make it work out!

If you workout with glasses, you know how difficult it can be. Get special glasses for exercise or use some tips and make exercising with glasses a little easier

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Bloodshot Eyes (Red Eyes): What should you know about this problem?
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Brian

Published on October 30, 2021, 1:11 pm

Bloodshot Eyes (Red Eyes): What should you know about this problem?

Bloodshot eyes occur when the blood vessels break or swell underneath the whites of your eye. It’s a normal problem unless it lasts more than a week or becomes frequent

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Obesity and sight loss: How are they connected?
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Brian

Published on October 18, 2021, 10:11 am

Obesity and sight loss: How are they connected?

Obesity gives rise to a number of eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Get regular eye exams and maintain a healthy lifestyle if you’re obese

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Eye health and glasses for digital nomads
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Gemma Gough

Published on October 9, 2021, 10:44 am

Eye health and glasses for digital nomads

Eye problems can put a stop to your nomadic lifestyle. Learn about the different eye problems digitals nomads experience and how to avoid those problems

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Is Visual Hallucination a result of Vision Loss?
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Julie Topping

Published on October 5, 2021, 12:22 pm

Is Visual Hallucination a result of Vision Loss?

Vision loss can be a cause of hallucination. Take an eye exam for Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Read to know more about CBS, causes, symptoms and treatment.

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9 Questions you should ask during an eye exam (but don’t)
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Gemma Gough

Published on October 4, 2021, 5:57 am

9 Questions you should ask during an eye exam (but don’t)

Ask your eye doctor if your eye condition could be treated and the options at your disposal. Talk to your optometrist about what lifestyle changes you should make

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7 interesting facts about children’s eye health
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Sid S

Published on September 30, 2021, 9:22 am

7 interesting facts about children’s eye health

Children’s eyes change colour up to the age of 9 months or 3 years. Congenital cataracts and refractive errors are also as common in kids as they are in adults

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Cat-eye syndrome: What should you know about it?
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Brian

Published on September 29, 2021, 11:11 am

Cat-eye syndrome: What should you know about it?

A person with cat-eye syndrome has eyes that resemble a cat’s eyes. The symptoms of this disorder affect different areas of the body and it’s quite rare

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Polycoria: Two pupils in one eye (Weird but real!)
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Gemma Gough

Published on September 25, 2021, 1:14 pm

Polycoria: Two pupils in one eye (Weird but real!)

At this point, you’re probably familiar with most eye conditions as we like to educate our readers on different eye diseases and disorders. But, there are certain eye conditions (real) that are so rare that even the internet does not have much information about them.

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Over 60? Here’s how to take the best care of your eye health
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Brian

Published on September 24, 2021, 1:05 pm

Over 60? Here’s how to take the best care of your eye health

People over 60 are at a higher risk for cataracts and macular degeneration. Using corrective glasses and taking care of eye health will prevent your vision from degrading

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Optic neuritis: What do you need to know about it?
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Halina Tseng

Published on September 22, 2021, 12:41 pm

Optic neuritis: What do you need to know about it?

Optic neuritis is the inflammation of the optic nerve that causes blurred vision and eye pain. The problem goes away on its own but needs medical attention

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Computer ergonomics: Way to optimise your workstation
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Julie Topping

Published on September 21, 2021, 12:33 pm

Computer ergonomics: Way to optimise your workstation

Optimise your workspace using computer ergonomics. Adjust the monitor, keyboard, mouse and chair to reduce blurred vision, headaches, neck or back pain

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Skincare Alert! Protect Under-Eye Skin From Screen time
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Brian

Published on September 20, 2021, 1:14 pm

Skincare Alert! Protect Under-Eye Skin From Screen time

Blue light leads to hyperpigmentation and dull skin under your eyes. Get more sleep and reduce your screen time to prevent premature ageing of your skin

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Vision-related learning problems: Does your child have them?
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Halina Tseng

Published on September 17, 2021, 5:15 am

Vision-related learning problems: Does your child have them?

learning problems in kids could also be the result of an underlying vision condition. Make sure you take your kids for regular eye tests to detect these vision problems

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Eye prescription - How to read it?
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Gemma Gough

Published on September 1, 2021, 12:20 pm

Eye prescription - How to read it?

Reading eye prescription slips can be tricky. Read to know what do CYL, SPH or axis means. What is PD? And is the prescription for glasses and contacts the same?

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Eye-related myths and facts you should know
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Brian

Published on August 31, 2021, 10:13 am

Eye-related myths and facts you should know

Sneezing with your eyes open is possible but should not be done. Electronic screens are indeed bad for your eyes and OTC glasses are not as good as prescription glasses

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Why are vision problems more common in women than men?
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Sid S

Published on August 9, 2021, 12:44 pm

Why are vision problems more common in women than men?

Some eye conditions are more common in women than men. Read this blog to know why women are at a higher risk of certain eye conditions and problems than men

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Eye and vision supplements: Can you trust them for your eye health?
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Brian

Published on July 30, 2021, 11:38 am

Eye and vision supplements: Can you trust them for your eye health?

Eye and vision supplements containing vitamin C, E, omega-3 fatty acids and zinc might work for your vision. Make sure you buy them from a reputed manufacturer

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Natural remedies and treatment for eye floaters
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Gemma Gough

Published on July 29, 2021, 10:52 am

Natural remedies and treatment for eye floaters

Natural treatments for eye floaters include staying hydrated, using eye protection and avoiding harsh light. Find the treatment for eye floaters naturally

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7 secrets your eyes might reveal about your health
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Halina Tseng

Published on July 24, 2021, 12:42 pm

7 secrets your eyes might reveal about your health

Your eyes could tell you a lot of things about your health. From diabetes to liver problems, paying attention to your eyes could help you know the status of your health.

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Retinal Migraine: Headache for your eyes
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Sid S

Published on July 23, 2021, 1:26 pm

Retinal Migraine: Headache for your eyes

Retinal migraine is accompanied by visual disturbances in one eye only. Retinal migraine symptoms include seeing twinkling or sparkling light in the vision.

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Keratoconus: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
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Gemma Gough

Published on July 5, 2021, 10:03 am

Keratoconus: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Keratoconus refers to the bulging of the cornea where it changes into a shape of a cone. Early-stage keratoconus can be corrected with prescription glasses.

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Are online eye exams any good? Let’s be real!
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Brian

Published on July 1, 2021, 10:23 am

Are online eye exams any good? Let’s be real!

Online eye exams lack accuracy. They can’t detect any potential eye condition. They are only refractive tests and don’t measure up to a comprehensive eye exam.

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Does blue light lead to the blues?
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Gemma Gough

Published on June 29, 2021, 10:54 am

Does blue light lead to the blues?

Does blue light make you depressed? Experts are still debating on the harmful effects of blue light, particularly on our mental health. Read more here.

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Do your eyes burn? | Causes & Home Remedies
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Sid S

Published on June 1, 2021, 12:52 pm

Do your eyes burn? | Causes & Home Remedies

Dry eye is one of the most common burning eyes causes. Use eye drops for burning eyes. Take breaks from screen time and contact lenses and wear glasses.

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Eye Yoga: Quick and effective way to improve eye health
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Liv Whiley

Published on January 23, 2021, 7:21 am

Eye Yoga: Quick and effective way to improve eye health

Our eye health is the top-most priority right now yet we somehow neglect taking care of it. With lockdown (again), people have succumbed to staring at screens from the dusk till dawn.

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7 Facts on common eye disorders in the UK
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Halina Tseng

Published on December 10, 2020, 8:18 am

7 Facts on common eye disorders in the UK
Facts are difficult to ignore, in our case, facts about our eyes are difficult to unsee. Today, we’ll cover some lesser-known facts on common eye disorders prevalent in the UK.
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