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Reduce Exposure to Blue Light, Inside and Out

Eyecare professionals and scientists are studying the effects of blue light. It’s hard to say for sure how much added blue light exposure leads to degenerative eye health. There is some evidence that overexposure to high-energy blue light can cause side effects such as sleep disturbances, eye strain, and headaches. With this in mind, how…
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What is an Optometrist, Ophthalmologist, or Optician?

Many people use the term “eye doctor” to refer to the individual who administers your eye exam and writes you a prescription for lenses to correct your refractive error. We know just how many distinctions there are between eye care professionals, however! Most people who want to see an eye doctor will seek an optometrist.…
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Using Oils to Relieve Dry Eye

Are you aware of the benefits of adding healthy oils to your diet? Most of the fats that are essential for a healthy heart, skin, brain, and other systems come from things like fish, nuts, seeds, and vegetables. Some doctors suggest fish oil or flaxseed oils to aid in treatment of dry eyes. Vision Benefits…
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Eating Well for Eye Health

Eating well can affect the ways our bodies function. Want even more reasons to eat healthy, or learn natural ways to lower your risk for diseases and deficiencies? The good news is that you can easily eat right for your vision! A heathy diet is good for your body including your eyes. Antioxidants Many foods…
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