How well do over-the-counter “cheaters” work — and when is it really better to invest in prescription reading glasses? Optometrist Robert Engel, OD, offers The Short Answer.
Do you ever wonder about the crusty stuff in the corners of your eyes when you wake up in the morning? Find out why it’s there and when excess eye discharge could signal a problem.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading eye disease for people with diabetes. Learn more about how adding omega-3 fatty acids to your diet may lower your risk.
Styes in your eyes? Keeping the eyes clean and resist the urge to rub, even during allergy season. This can go a long way toward avoiding these troublesome bumps.
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Could your aspirin use be putting your eyesight at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Learn about the health benefits and potential risks of regular aspirin use.
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