How do you know if your child needs an eye exam before they head back to school? It’s important to look for signs of vision trouble before you proceed.
Every time you touch an unwashed makeup brush to your face, you’re not just applying makeup. You’re also applying dirt, oil and old makeup. Learn how to clean your brushes properly to avoid irritation.
Sleeping with both eyes open: It sounds like an idiom, but it’s a condition called nocturnal lagophthalmos. Learn how to treat it to prevent eye damage.
There’s no question that vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems. But will vitamins or supplements help eye health? A Cleveland Clinic expert says it depends on your condition.
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Styes in your eyes? Keep your eyes clean and resist the urge to rub, even during allergy season. This can go a long way toward avoiding these uncomfortable bumps.
It’s rare for the same medication to be used for both medicinal and cosmetic purposes. But bimatoprost (also sold as Latisse®) can do both. In addition to treating glaucoma, it can be used to grow and thicken eyelashes.
Most eye injuries, like getting soap or a tiny foreign body in the eye, are minor. Others, such as those that occur in some work environments or during sports play, require prompt medical attention.
As you fill a new prescription, you might not think of the impact it could have on your eyes. Yet some prescription drugs and even a few over-the-counter remedies can have serious visual side effects.
If you’ve ever slept in your contact lenses, worn them past the prescribed replacement schedule, or gone for a dip in the community pool without taking them out, rethink your habits. The time or money you may save is not worth the risk of infection.
Your eyes play a crucial role in how you move through the world. Follow these simple steps to maintain good vision and enjoy lifelong eye health.