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eye health

More screen time ups kids’ odds for nearsightedness

Give young eyes a break by encouraging outdoor time and other activities.

Mediterranean diet may help preserve your vision

You are what you eat—it's time to take quitting a poor diet as seriously as quitting smoking.

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids.

Choosing the right sunglasses

Doctor's orders—protection for your eyes a must.

Laser pointers damaging kids’ eyes

Although uncommon, vision impairment from these devices can be permanent.

New drugs fight eye disease in later years

Treatments are keeping those with are-related macular degeneration reading and driving longer.

Contact lens wearers may have different eye bacteria

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection.

Avoid eye surgery by controlling diabetes

Intensive therapy cuts risk of needing a procedure in half, researchers report.

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