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Why Good Eyesight is Essential for Good Grades

Soon, your child may be bringing home his or her report card for the year. If the results are not what you had hoped, find if your child’s eyesight is making getting good grades harder than it needs to be. It is estimated that up to 25 percent of students have undetected eye problems...

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Warning: Do Not Sleep in Contact Lenses

While a few types of contact lenses are made to be worn at night, you are not supposed to sleep or nap in most types of contact lenses. Yet, about 33 percent of Americans self-report that they do so regularly. This can have a devastating effect on the eyesight of contact lens in Orlando wearers...

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Celebrate Healthy Vision Month During May

The National Eye Institute, numerous providers and doctors are involved in promoting Healthy Vision Month during May annually. The theme for this year’s celebration is “My Vision of the Future.” Eyes of Winter Park hopes that you will help them celebrate this event throughout May 2019...

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What to Do in an Eye Emergency

Each day, approximately 730,000 United States workers suffer eye injuries on the job. Over 25,000 sports-related eye injuries happen annually. Many others hurt their eyes in a multitude of ways. Therefore, it is important to know what to do if you are on the scene of an eye injury or one happens to you...

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Falls in Hospital May be Connected to Poor Eyesight

A small study done in a California hospital suggests that eyesight may be a major contributing factor in falls among older adults admitted to the hospital. The study examined 115 patients with 50 percent being declared fall dangers. While they found that many of the seniors were fall dangers, they found that those who tested poorly on eye exams were more likely to fall...

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Color-changing Contact Lenses May Effectively Deliver Medicine

The eye is a fascinating organ that is designed to keep things out of it naturally. When the eye thinks something is going to go into it, then it starts blinking wildly and tears start rolling down your face. This can help protect you in many ways. Yet, it makes eye ointments and eye drops very difficult to administer. Research suggests that about 90 percent of these medicines never make it into the body...

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6 Parts of the Basic Eye Exam

When you go to see the eye doctor in Orlando, Florida, to get your eyes tested, the doctor is likely to do six different things during your eye exam. Understanding the goal behind each part helps you to relax so that you can fully participate in what the doctor is trying to accomplish during an adult eye exam...

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The 3 Confusing O’s of Eye Care

Most eye doctors have been called opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists. The similarity is that they all treat the eyes, but there is a huge difference between their training and what they can do under the law...

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New Study Finds Poor Handwashing Can Lead to Eye Disease in Contact Wearers

A new study from the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) reminds wearers of contact lenses in Orlando how important it is to wash their hands well before putting in or taking out their contact lenses. While the study says that using daily disposable contact lenses reduces the chances of diseases to the eye, it does not eliminate these diseases from occurring altogether...

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What to Expect for Your Comprehensive Eye Exam

Optometrists in Orlando help you to take good care of your eyes by carrying out a series of important tests and checkups to know what is going on with your eyes. A comprehensive eye test comprises the simple tests like reading an eye chart and visual examination and other more advanced ones like using a special lens to inspect the inner structures of the eyes...

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Getting Ready for Your Eye Appointment

Visiting your eye doctor on a regular basis is paramount to keeping your eyes healthy. Before you see your doctor, it’s in your best interest to be prepared for the appointment. The following are some helpful tips and important questions you should keep in mind for your next eye appointment...

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9 Myths About Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are the best option for active people or anyone who doesn’t want to be burdened with glasses. While this is true, there are myriad misconceptions floating around about them. Here’s a list of them and why they’re not true...

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Contact Lens: Types and Tips

Contact lenses have come a long way over the years. There are many types of contact lenses you can choose from to optimize your vision. The following are descriptions of different types of lenses and some general upkeep tips...

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Cataracts: All you need to know

Cataract is a vision disorder that occurs when the small oval lens behind the pupil loses its transparency. When the lens becomes opaque, the light cannot reach the retina as well, greatly diminishing vision. The pupil lens plays the same role as a camera lens: to focus the image with respect to the distance of the object. The lens achieves it by deforming to change its curvature...

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Facts You Need to Know About Your Vision

The eyes are very important organs that are very delicate and need to be taken care of. The following are 8 crucial things you need to know about your vision...

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Color Contact Lenses for Fashion

Colored contact lenses are a great product with a wide range of applications. With colored lenses, you can temporarily and safely change the color of your eyes. The applications are endless for colored lenses! They can be made to your prescription or just be colored for those who don’t need eye prescriptions...

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Diabetes And Your Eyes

Diabetes greatly increases the detriment of visual acuity. This is due to the nature of how diabetes affects your metabolic processes...

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Eye Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Eye injuries are rather unfortunate circumstances that could lead to serious injuries or total damage to the eyes. Pеrѕоnаl рrоtесtivе еquiрmеnt fоr thе eyes and fасе are dеѕignеd tо рrеvеnt оr lеѕѕеn the severity of injuriеѕ tо workers. Every еmрlоуеr muѕt аѕѕеѕѕ the wоrkрlасе аnd dеtеrminе if hаzаrdѕ that rеquirе thе use оf еуе аnd/оr fасе protection аrе present or аrе likеlу tо bе present bеfоrе assigning a сеrtаin tуре оf реrѕоnаl protective еquiрmеnt tо wоrkеrѕ...

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Retinoblastoma: What You Need to Know

One of the most common forms of cancer that affects children below the age of 2 is Retinoblastoma. This is caused when the retinas of the eyes begin to grow or change beyond what the body can control and form tumors. Retinoblastoma can be treated like most forms of cancer if it is caught early before it progresses...

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Choosing a solution for your contact lenses

If you wear contact lenses, then chances are you have run to the store at night after running out of contact lens solution. There are many different brands with different prices and different offerings. If you don’t know what the best contact lens solution is for you, you will end up choosing one based on price or whatever catches your eye...

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