Tears are useful. They telegraph all kinds of feelings. They help you see clearly. They wash debris from your eyes. Here you’ll discover everything you need to know about tears. Why they taste salty. Why women cry more than men. What happens when you make too many tears. Why you get dry eye. And more.
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Even though your daily contact lens routine may seem to be working well, experts say some common practices can be threatening to eye health. “It’s a lack of information,” says ophthalmologist Jeffrey Goshe, MD. “People aren’t being told to do most of the things that are standard for contact lens care.” Dr. Goshe shares these … Read More
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Do kids really need back-to-school eye exams? Our expert explains why they’re a good idea.
Most of us get our eyes checked routinely — especially if we need a prescription for glasses or contacts. But there’s a more important reason to get annual examinations after age 65: the changes that occur with age. Even if our vision seems fine, certain age-related eye conditions develop very slowly, notes ophthalmologist Richard Gans, … Read More
How often do you need an eye exam? Here’s why our experts say you should get one every year.