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Frame Your Face: Which Frames Look Best?

[caption id="attachment_716" align="alignright" width="200"] Which Lens Fits Your Lifestyle?The decision-making process isn't over once you choose frames. Thanks to a variety of lens types, you can choose lenses that truly fit your lifestyle, including these types:Multifocal Lenses. Bifocals and trifocals combine two or three prescriptions...

Is Office Lighting Affecting Your Vision?

[caption id="attachment_713" align="alignright" width="200"] 3 Steps to Preventing Computer Vision SyndromeIn today's digital age, many of us spend eight hours in front of screens at work and several more at home surfing the internet or texting. Looking at digital screens for hours can trigger computer...

How Juvenile Arthritis Affects the Eyes

[caption id="attachment_710" align="alignright" width="200"] 3 Common Childhood Eye Diseases and InfectionsAt some point in their lives, most kids have at least one of these common eye problems.ConjunctivitisCommonly called pink eye, conjunctivitis causes your child's eye to look pink or red. A bacterial or viral infection...

5 Eye Symptoms That Can Signal a Health Problem

[caption id="attachment_707" align="alignright" width="200"] Supplements That Reduce the Risk of Eye ProblemsImproving your eye health can be as simple taking a few supplements along with regular eye appointments. These options are all good choices.Vitamin B ComplexThe complex contains eight B vitamins that may reduce your...

4 Tips That Will Help You Protect Your Eyesight This Winter

[caption id="attachment_704" align="alignright" width="200"] Do You Have Dry Eye?Everyone's eyes feel irritated occasionally, but frequent irritation can be a sign of dry eye. You may be more likely to develop dry eye due to:AgingSide effects related to use of antidepressants, antihistamines, pain relievers, anxiety medications,...

How Your Heritage Affects Your Vision Health

[caption id="attachment_697" align="alignright" width="200"] Where Did You Get Those Baby Blues?: Eye Color and HeritageThe color of your eyes is influenced by the areas of the world in which your ancestors lived. The amount of melanin in your eyes, a pigment that gives your skin...

How Smoking Damages the Eye

[caption id="attachment_694" align="alignright" width="200"] 3 Reasons to Stop Smoking TodaySometimes, it is easier to stop smoking if you have a good reason to give up the habit. If you are undecided, consider one of these three reasons.Quitting Prevents Damage to Your EyesWithout good vision, your...

How Does Hydration Affect My Eyes?

[caption id="attachment_691" align="alignright" width="200"] Tips to Keep Your Eyes HydratedFollow these tips to keep your eyes moist and comfortable:Use artificial tears throughout the day if you are prone to dry eyes. Look for brands that contain no preservatives.Remember to blink when you use your computer,...

Summer Sun Damage and Your Eyes

[caption id="attachment_688" align="alignright" width="456"] 6 Ways to Protect Your Eyes from the SunYou can avoid many of the damaging effects of sun by following these tips:Schedule outdoor activities for the early morning or late afternoon/early evening hours when the sun's rays are not quite as...