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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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7 Surprising Uses for Botulinum Toxin

Tags: bladder, botox, eye, multiple sclerosis, nerve blocks, teeth

Aside from its age-defying qualities, injectable botulinum toxin has medical uses for patients with nerve pain, migraine and spasticity, along with conditions like excessive sweating and overactive bladder.

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.

Health remedies from long ago: Do they work or are they just myths? Cleveland Clinic Infographic

Grandma Was A Health Hacker (Infographic)

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Not all of Grandma’s old-time remedies stand up to close scientific scrutiny. In fact, some are downright silly. Let’s have a look at Grandma’s medicine chest and see what works and what doesn’t.

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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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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.

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Eye Disease Rates Rise Along With Diabetes Cases

Tags: Age-related macular degeneration, diabetes, diabetic eye disease, diabetic retinopathy, eye, eye exam, eye health, glaucoma

A new study finds the number of people with vision problems is increasing. And this is partly due to the growing number of people who have diabetes.

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Chat With a Doctor: Ask an Ophthalmologist — Retinal Diseases

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You may not give your retinas, even your eyes, a second thought. You should! Learn more about good eye care from a Cleveland Clinic physician at a live webchat Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at noon (ET).

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Think Twice About Decorative Contact Lenses (Video)

Tags: contact lens, eye, eye exam, eye health, Halloween 2012, halloween safety

It can look cool to liven up your Halloween costume with a pair of decorative contact lenses. But what you may not know is that they are not “one size fits all” and can damage your vision.