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eyes

10 tips for a safer home

Mix these simple steps into your routine to make your home clean, safe and healthy.

Out with the old

Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.

Watch out for your lookers

Sunglasses are more than a fashion statement. They provide critical UV protection to your eyes.

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.

Mind your aging eyes

Diet, exercise and environmental factors can all influence progression of age-related macular degeneration.

Wet your wintry eyes

Some simple steps can protect your peepers from the painful itching and dryness brought on by winter conditions.

Clear rules for contact lenses

An optometrist explains how improper use can lead to serious eye problems.

Another winter woe: Dry eyes

Heated indoors and blustery outdoors conspire to make your eyes dry and gritty this time of year—but there are ways to keep them safe.

Experimental gel could save injured eyes

Researchers suspect the substance could quickly seal a severe eye injury until adequate treatment may be obtained.

Jazzed about the solar eclipse?

It should be quite a show, but make sure you follow these 5 do's and don'ts to protect your eyes.

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