October 2015


Cosmetic contacts for Halloween costumes prompt consumer warning

Decorative contacts purchased without prescription could be illegally imported products that may cause serious eye damage, US customs officials say. Decorative contact lenses may fittingly cap a spooky Halloween costume, […]

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Healthy Habits For Contact Lens Wear

As teens head back to school, reinforcing proper contact lens wear and care can promote good vision and healthy eyes throughout the school year and throughout life. Young people are […]

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JulEYE Shifts Focus to Kids Eye Health

Optometrists are urged to speak to their patients about the importance of monitoring children’s eye health during JulEYE – the annual eye health awareness campaign run by RANZCO (Royal Australian […]

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What Are Floaters? | Causes and Treatment

Floaters can be anything seen in your vision that moves “to and fro” with your eye movement. The movement is not stationary compared to a blind spot which is fixed […]

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Top foods and drinks that offer dry eye relief

People often complain of having dry eyes, whether it’s due to allergies, contact lens use or an underlying health condition. In fact, about 33 million Americans suffer from the frustrations […]

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