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Solar Retinopathy: Understanding How Sun Exposure Can Harm Your Eyes

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Solar retinopathy is a lesser-known but potentially serious condition that can occur as a result of prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) or infrared (IR) rays, particularly during events like solar eclipses. Let’s delve into what solar retinopathy is, how it damages your eyes, and most importantly, how you can prevent it to safeguard […]

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Myokymia: the Mystery of Eye Twitching

Have you ever experienced that annoying and involuntary eyelid or eye twitching that seems to have a mind of its own? You’re not alone. Most of us have encountered this peculiar phenomenon, commonly known as myokymia or eye twitching. Let’s unravel the mystery behind those uncontrollable eye flutters and explore what might be causing them. […]

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What’s the Difference Between Eye Allergies and Dry Eye: Decoding Eye Discomfort

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Do you often find yourself rubbing your eyes or reaching for eye drops to relieve discomfort? While eye allergies and dry eye share similar symptoms, such as itching, redness, and irritation, they stem from different causes and require distinct treatments. Understand the differences between eye allergies and dry eye, explore their unique characteristics, and discuss […]

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Navigating Poor Weather Conditions and Night Driving

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Winter can be a difficult time for your eyes. The cold temperature outdoors and the circulating air from the heaters indoors means your eyes will get irritated no matter where you are. On top of that, navigating poor weather conditions and night driving demands special attention. These scenarios present unique challenges that can impact visibility […]

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What Do Christie Brinkley and Bono Have in Common?

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A regular eye screening saved both from significant vision loss due to glaucoma. Both supermodel Christie Brinkley and Bono, the lead singer of U2, were diagnosed with glaucoma during a routine eye exam. Both were also surprised by the diagnosis since they weren’t experiencing problems with their vision. That’s the sinister nature of glaucoma, one […]

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Maximize Your Vision Benefits

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Every year, millions of Americans let their vision benefits go to waste. It is estimated that we collectively forfeit $400 million a year from unused FSA / HSA. Don’t risk losing your benefits this year. Maximizing these benefits before the year concludes is not only a savvy financial move, but a proactive step towards prioritizing your eye […]

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