Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stop Smoking

If you smoke, stop. Smoking raises your risk of developing cataracts and aggravates uncomfortable dry eyes. It also builds up plaque in your bloodstream and weakens arteries. This not only raises your risk of a heart attack, but it can … Continue reading

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When should my baby have their first eye exam?

Because a baby’s vision develops quickly during the first year of life, your child’s doctor will check your baby’s eyes at each well-child visit. Risk-free children should have their first eye exam at six months of age, at age three, just before starting … Continue reading

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Eye Benefits of Vitamin E

Some studies suggest that E helps to possibly prevent cataracts, and it might be yet another factor in preventing macular degeneration (AMD). In the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) involving nearly 5,000 people, researchers found a 25 percent lower risk … Continue reading

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How To Treat Pink Eye

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, occurs when the conjunctiva, the thin membrane lining the eyelids and the whites of the eyes, becomes inflamed or swollen. The white part of the eye often also becomes red, thus the name, “Pink Eye”. … Continue reading

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