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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

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.

What You Need to Know About Chronic Dry Eye

Find out what you need to know about chronic dry eye, a condition with symptoms that may include itching, burning or stinging.

Conversations With Your Eye Care Professional May Reveal More Than Meets the Eye

A conversation with your eye doctor can help identify things that might not turn up in the eye exam and spot signs of health conditions that first manifest with eye symptoms.

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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