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vision

Headed outdoors? Lather ’round the lashes

If you're gearing up for a day in the sun, don't forget to moisturize your face—especially those areas around your eyes.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

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

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.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

Clear rules for contact lenses

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

FDA approves first artificial iris

Artificial iris is made of thin, foldable silicone and custom-fitted and colored.

Healthy diet, healthy eyes

A heart-loving diet of fruits and vegetables and fish high in omega-3 fatty acids is generally recommended for good overall eye health.

Patient Story

‘Take your sweet old time’

One out of four Americans fall every year. Use these 6 tips to help yourself (or others) avoid accidents.

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

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

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.

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