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Top 10 Tips for Summer Eye Health

Use these 10 tips and tricks to help protect your eyes this summer

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From Rotten Teeth to Advanced Cancer, Patients Feel the Effects of Treatment Delays

Along with exacerbating existing health problems, the pandemic has caused a host of new medical issues in patients

Do You See Red Like I See Red?

Do You See Red Like I See Red?

Color is an inherent part of visual experience, so it's disconcerting to think the way two people perceive the world might be totally different.

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma: Q&A With Dr. Marlene R. Moster

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma: Q&A With Dr. Marlene R. Moster

What you can't see — the invisible disease that can leave you blind

Hold On to Summer With These Health Habits

Some of us are tempted to stash the sunscreen and sunglasses at the end of summer, but it's healthier to apply sunscreen and wear sunglasses year-round.

Preventing Glaucoma

Certain ethnic groups, the elderly and people who have family members with glaucoma are at a higher risk than others for the eye disease.

What to Expect When Your Eyes Start Changing

As we age, our eyes, along with many other body parts, change. Here are some common vision problems that may occur as you age.

Here's How to Slow Down Time

Health writer Sheryl Kraft tells how a medical emergency—having a detached retina—forces her to slow down and reconnect with the people and natural world around her.

Tales From a Retinal Detachment

HealthyWomen writer Sheryl Kraft recently experienced a health crisis of her own. She tells a cautionary tale of dealing with a detached retina.

Don't Turn a Blind Eye to Vision Problems

Your eyes are subject to a wide variety of health conditions, from minor annoyances to serious chronic diseases and even cancer.

Daily Habits That Can Ruin Your Health

You might think some minor habits aren't a big deal. But certain things you do every day are slowly taking a toll on your body.

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How to Talk About Your Eyes

The conversation you have with your eye care professional is as important as the physical eye exam.

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7 Important Things Every Contact Lens Wearer Must Know

Contact lenses have many benefits, but they also have risks, especially for those who don't follow the care instructions. Here are some tips for correct care.

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