August 2016


Contact Lens Health Week

August 22–26, 2016, marks the third annual Contact Lens Health Week. In collaboration with partners from clinical, public health, industry, and regulatory sectors, CDC is promoting healthy contact lens wear […]

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May is Healthy Vision Month

When it comes to our health, most of us visit a doctor or nurse regularly to make sure our bodies are healthy. But what about our eyes? They’re not always […]

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23 Facts About Eyes And What Can Go Wrong With Them

BRYN NELSON,  MOSAICSCIENCE.COM Eight surprising things about eyes 1. Eyebrows: Among the many potential functions of eyebrows, they keep sweat and moisture from dripping into our eyes, send information about local […]

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The contact lenses worn at night means you’ll no longer need reading glasses

A contact lens worn each night could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age. The technique – which experts liken to braces for the teeth – alters the […]

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HEALTH WATCH: Tips on giving your eyes a break

Everywhere you look, you’re reading, shopping, banking or being entertained online with digital devices small and large. In fact, 62 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other hand-held […]

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