How to Prevent Makeup Related Eye Infections

Did you know that makeup and eye health are often related, often in a negative way? Eye makeup, in particular, can cause conjunctivitis (pink eye), allergic reactions, and even scratch your cornea if not used carefully. Since this is one of the most prevalent causes of eye infection, it’s important to know a few guidelines about eye makeup use. Here’s how to prevent eye infection from makeup, so you can still enjoy your beauty routine without sacrificing your eye health. 

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5 Reasons Why Millennials are Choosing LASIK Eye Surgery

The millennial age group (which consists of anyone born between 1981 and 1996) has gotten a lot of buzz in recent years, perhaps because this generation represents the largest portion of working Americans today. So, what are millennials choosing to do when it comes to their vision and eye care? Turns out, many of them are getting LASIK laser eye surgery. Here are a few of the reasons why.

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Your Eyes and Allergy Season - How to Keep Your Eyes Protected All Season Long

Spring can be a wonderful time of the year. And with the brighter, longer days, warmer sunshine and beautiful blooming flowers often come… seasonal allergies. It’s an unfortunate part of this otherwise lovely time of year, but you don’t have to let spring allergy symptoms irritate your eyes or bring you down.

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Top Foods to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Have you ever heard the phrase, “eat the rainbow?” If you’re like most of us, one of your parents or grandparents gave you this advice when you were growing up. And if they did - count yourself lucky! Eating a wide variety of food colors means you’re eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, and getting nutrients that are vital to your eye health. And in addition to produce, there are some other important nutrients you should make sure you’re getting, so your eyes can reap the benefits, too. Here’s a list of our favorite foods that are good for your eyes.

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Did you know that February is Low Vision Awareness Month? And even more importantly, do you know what that means? Many people mistakenly think low vision is the same as poor vision, but the terms are not quite interchangeable. Here’s a little more about what this condition is, the causes of low vision and possible treatment options.

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