When is the next Solar Eclipse in The United States?
Bucky LaFountain 2017-08-15
On April 8th, 2024 North America will witness a another solar eclipse. To safely view an eclipse it is important to note that observer needs to take certain precautions to safeguard his/her eye health from the harmful rays emitted by the sun during the eclipse. Exposing your unprotected eyes to the sun during a solar eclipse can cause solar retinopathy (retinal burns); also known as "eclipse blindness". This exposure can temporarily or permanently damage or destroy cells in the retina. The damage can take up to a few days to be fully expressed with symptoms including loss of central vision, altered color and blurry or distorted vision.
6 Ways to Remove Something From Your Eye
Bucky LaFountain 2017-08-14
5 Things to Know About Eyelash Extensions
Bucky LaFountain 2017-08-09
Eyelash extensions provide additional emphasis to your eyes while also virtually making eye makeup unnecessary. On the flip side however, there are some disadvantages and side effects associated with this procedure such as red eyes, eye swelling and irritation. But what should a person be aware of to avoid any negative outcomes?
Eye Anatomy 101: Parts of the Eye
Bucky LaFountain 2017-08-08
The eye is arguably one of the most complicated organs in our body. It is unique in its ability to transmit light rays and images through the pupil, focus the image clearly through the vitreous humor and onto the retina and finally converting it into electrical signals that are carried to the brain via the optic nerve. It is all quite extraordinary. With all of this happening seamlessly, what are the basic parts of the eye that contribute to this effort? What are their respective roles of each of the parts and how do they function?
How to Properly Remove Something From Your Eye
Bucky LaFountain 2017-08-01
Having a foreign object, such as an eyelash or a grain of sand moving around in your eye or under your eye lid can be one of the most irritating feelings ever. Removing this debris can be as simple as blinking a couple of extra times but in other cases where the debris is lodged in a difficult spot a more robust effort needs to be undertaken to get rid of the irritant. Lets review different methods that a person can safely use to remove irritating debris while also indicating what not to do during the process.
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