Is This Why You Can’t See at Night?

The lack of daylight in the evening can limit some people’s ability to see and get around. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Night blindness (nyctalopia), the inability to see well at night or in poor light, is not a disease. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition. In most cases, it’s treatable; … Read More

Top 3 Myths About Correcting Your Vision With LASIK or PRK

If you’re considering laser eye surgery for refractive vision correction and started some online research, you may have run across stories of surgical complications that would make any reasonable person hesitate. But when it comes to making this important decision, not all surgical centers are created equal. It’s important to know the whole story. So how do you know … Read More

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That Cozy Fire Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

When the weather outside turns frightful, there’s nothing cozier than a warm, crackling blaze in the hearth. But a wood-burning fire in your fireplace can cause health problems, especially if you or a family member has a history of lung disease. Numerous scientific studies report potentially serious adverse health effects when you breathe in smoke from … Read More

How to Smooth Away Laugh Lines With or Without Surgery

Laugh lines represent a happy life full of joyful facial expressions. But as you age, these lines deepen, making you look older than you really are. No one can completely escape the effects of aging, but there are things you can do to prevent premature signs of aging and even smooth out those annoying lines … Read More

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What Tears Are Made of And Why You Cry (Infographic)

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.

Lush, Long Eyelashes — the Safe Way

Flip through any women’s magazine and you are greeted with doe-eyed, thick-lashed models and movie stars. As we grow older, we may not be fortunate enough to have those voluminous eyelashes – naturally that is. Experts say our lashes generally stop growing and become more sparse as we age. This is as true for us … Read More