Topic: eye care

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6 Eye Care Tips

Many people make decisions based on information and myths heard while growing up. For instance, did you know the sun is bad for your eyes? Or that eating carrots won’t improve your vision? Review these six eye care tips:

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Are Comprehensive Eye Exams Necessary?

Many people schedule regular exams to have their vision checked, but may wonder if it’s necessary to have a comprehensive exam that includes dilation of both eyes.

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Wearing Contact Lenses Overnight May Improve Vision

Do you have to squint to see objects far away? Or hold items at arm’s length in order to read small print? Medical professionals report that orthokeratology technology may help improve these vision problems.

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Treating Adult Skin and Eye Rashes

Rashes — we’ve all had them. They are annoying, painful and itchy. Sometimes rashes occur with an illness, infection, insect bite, a drug reaction to a drug, stress, an encounter with a poisonous plant or an allergy to a product, causing hives and swelling of the skin.

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Helping Kids Adjust to Eyeglasses and Contacts

The American Optometric Association recommends that children receive their first eye exam by age 1, the next one at 3 years old and another before starting kindergarten. After that, students should have a yearly comprehensive eye exam to evaluate their total vision—not just a screening to check their ability to see.