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Protect Your Eyes From Fireworks

Tags: eye health, safety

Fireworks displays on the Fourth of July are as American as apple pie and baseball. But to view or use them safely, there are a number of things to keep in mind.


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Should You Take Vitamins for Eye Health?

Tags: Age-related macular degeneration, AMD, cataracts, dry eye, eye health, glaucoma, supplements, vitamins

There’s no question vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems. But how strong is the evidence linking vitamin supplements to eye health?


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To Save Your Vision, Doctors Look Deep Into Your Eyes

Tags: cataract, diabetes, dilated eye exam, eye health, glaucoma

When it comes to your eye, think of your pupil as the door. When doctors need a full view inside, they open the door wide and let light in.


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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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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.


Is ‪#‎thedress‬ blue and black or white and gold? Why your eyes are deceiving you.

Blue and Black Dress? Or White and Gold? Depends on Your Eyes

Tags: eye, eye health, eyes, eyesight

We can all agree that it’s a dress. But what color is the dress? The answer may depend on three things: how your eyes are built, the context in which you view the dress, and how your brain perceives color.


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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 Guide to Choosing the Best Sunglasses (Video)

Tags: dry eye, eye, eye health, eye protection, eye safety, sunglasses

The right sunglasses protect and enhance vision. Avoiding UV radiation and minimizing glare is critical if you have diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration or had refractive surgery such as LASIK.


Tears: Why We Weep — and More (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Tears: Why We Weep (Infographic)

Tags: dry eyes, exam, eye, eye drops, eye health, eyes, infographic

Tears telegraph feelings, help you see and clear debris from your eyes. Learn all about tears. Why they taste salty. Why women cry more than men. What happens when you make too many. And why you get dry eye.