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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.


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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.


How often should you blink your eyes when you are on the computer? Infographic HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Take a Moment to Blink (Infographic)

Tags: computer vision syndrome, eye, eye damage, eye health, health hub number, infographic, vision, vision loss

When was the last time you had a staring contest? It may have been more recently than you think -- in fact, it could be happening right now. Not with another human but rather with your computer monitor.


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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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Be a Good Keeper of Your Peepers

Tags: computer vision syndrome, electronics, eye health, health hub number, infographic, vision

Today, we're using our eyes more than ever before to look at computer screens, smart phones and tablets. This can cause dry eye and other irritation. But there are things you can do to minimize eye strain.


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5 Fixes for Computer Vision Syndrome

Tags: computer vision syndrome, eye damage, eye health

As our enthusiasm for using computers, tablets and phones grows, our eyes are paying the price. Get tips to ease eyestrain and avoid other pains.