Wellness

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Online Eye Exam or In-Person Eye Exam: Which is Best?

There is a trend growing in popularity: online eye exams. It sounds like a great time saver, especially for employees with jobs and family commitments who have little free time. So before making your next eye appointment, review these facts to determine which is best: an online eye exam or in-person eye exam? Benefits of … Read Full Article

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Tips to Ensure Kids Have Good Vision Health for Success in School

Parents and caregivers want their kids to succeed in school. They provide backpacks, new school clothes and schedule after-school programs. But often they overlook one thing that directly impacts kids’ learning and behavior: their vision health. Eye doctors say that 25% of kids have vision or eye problems. They just don’t know what normal vision … Read Full Article

How to Prevent Workplace Eye Injuries

Eye injuries can happen at work or home in an instant. Often, eye injuries result from an unexpected squirt of a chemical, a cinder in the air, or a sliver that splinters off during a construction project. Here’s how to prevent workplace eye injuries. Know nine facts Consider these eye injury statistics in the United … Read Full Article

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Why People with Dry Eyes May Be Slow Readers

Chronic dry eye syndrome affects millions of American adults, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reports. People with this condition complain that their eyes burn and sting, feel gritty or look red. Recently, researchers discovered that dry eyes could impact people in many other ways. Learn why people with dry eyes may be slow readers. Common … Read Full Article

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6 Things to Know about Kids’ Screen Time and Vision Problems

Kids are complaining of problems with eyestrain, dry eyes, blurry vision and nearsightedness, reports the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Eye doctors believe the cause relates to too much screen time and close-up work. Here are six things parents and caregivers should know. Developmental delays  Researchers discovered that young children who watch digital devices two to … Read Full Article

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3 Things to Know When a Migraine May Be More Than a Headache

Nearly 13 percent of American adults, or 38 million people, suffer from migraines. Most experience pounding headaches and nausea. But many others have an ocular migraine that impacts their vision but doesn’t cause pain. Here are three things to know about ocular migraines. Differences Many people who suffer from migraines first notice vision changes, called … Read Full Article