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What You Should Know About Drug to Grow Thick Eyelashes

Tags: eye damage, eye exam, eye health, eyelashes, glaucoma, periorbital fat atrophy, vision

Glaucoma medication bimatoprost, which is also sold as an eyelash grower, has its own pros and cons. Learn about this medicine from an ophthalmologist’s point of view.

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Is This Why You Can’t See at Night?

Tags: cataracts, Double vision, eye exam, eye health, eyes, eyesight, retinitis pigmentosis, vision, vision loss

Night blindness is not a disease. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition. In most cases, it can be treated. Find out how.

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How You Can Cope with Declining Senses as You Age

Tags: aging, diabetes, eye, eye exam, geriatric, geriatric health, glaucoma, health screenings, hearing exam, Hearing loss, macular degeneration, vertigo, vision loss

Hearing and vision loss are common as we age, but there are things you can do to lessen the impact. A doctor discusses sensory decline and aging.

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Top 3 Myths About Correcting Your Vision With LASIK or PRK

Tags: eye exam, eye health, eyes, laser eye surgery, LASIK, vision, vision loss

If you're doing some online research about laser eye surgery, you may have seen some negative stories. How do you know what’s true? A Cleveland Clinic ophthalmologist dispels common myths.

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Cataract Symptoms Can Signal Other Diseases That Need Treatment Now

Tags: cataracts, eye, eye exam, eye health, eyes, eyesight, vision, vision loss

Cataracts can be taken care of at any time. However, if you have vision changes, you should have a doctor check your eyes right away because cataract-like symptoms may actually be due to other more serious problems.

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Your Eyes: A Window to Your Health

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Crohn's disease, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, eye exam, eye health, hypertension, inflammatory bowel disease IBD, lupus, melanoma, retina, ulcerative colitis

Your eyes aren’t just the window to your soul; they’re a way doctors can get clues about your overall health. Here are four systemic conditions that ophthalmologists can pick up from a routine eye exam.

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Your Eyes: Understanding Flashes and Floaters

Tags: eye, eye exam, eye health, glasses, retina

Ever see something drifting across the sky, then discover it’s actually drifting across your eye? That would be a “floater.” Our expert explains what flashers and floaters are and what to do if you see them.

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Treating Dry Eyes: Nothing to Cry About

Tags: antihistamines, dry eyes, eye exam, eye health, high blood pressure, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

Dry eyes can be a nuisance, but they’re usually easy to treat and don’t cause long-term damage. Here’s what’s causing your eye dryness and how to fix it with a quick trip to the drugstore.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Contact Lens Wearers

Tags: contact lenses, eye, eye disease, eye drops, eye exam, eye health, sleep

When used improperly, contact lenses can lead to eye infections and serious vision damage. Knowing the do’s and don’ts of proper use can go a long way toward protecting your eye health.


Glasses: Work With a Pro, Get the Right Fit

Tags: eye exam, eye health, glasses, vision

Glasses are available in many styles and shapes, but one size does not fit all. When you enlist the help of a pro – an optician trained specifically to fit glasses properly – it’s much easier to find the pair that’s right for you.