Study Suggests Myopia Prevalence Decreases With Outdoor Activity
Chelsea Francis 2009-02-19
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a vision defect that happens when one's eyes are unable to focus the light from distant objects correctly onto the retina. Someone with myopia is able to clearly see objects that are close, but objects that are far away are blurry.
Contact Lenses - A Confidence Builder For Valentines Day
Chelsea Francis 2009-01-23
A basic aspect of liking oneself is feeling content with one's appearance and having a basic acceptance of who we are. For people with vision problems, making the switch from eyeglasses to contact lenses can make a world of difference in their confidence level and self-image.
Proper Glucose Control is Key in Prevention of Vision Problems For Diabetics
Chelsea Francis 2009-01-14
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It is estimated that more than 14 million Americans have some form of diabetes. Public health officials expect that by 2050, there will be more than 48 million diagnosed cases in the United States.
How Proper Eye Care Can Help Save You Money
Chelsea Francis 2008-11-04
Saving money is on everyone's mind in these uncertain economic times. There are various areas where small changes can mean real savings ญญ-- carpooling to work, bringing a bagged lunch and a brewed cup of coffee from home as opposed to going out. But when saving a few dollars comes at the expense of your health, the long-term risks far exceed any short-term benefits. This is the case with contact lenses...
A Brief History and Benefits of Contact Lenses
Chelsea Francis 2008-08-01
Although contact lenses have been around for more than 100 years, modern contacts made of plastic rather than glass, were introduced in 1948. They are worn directly on the cornea of the eye and, if properly fitted, can provide nearly natural vision.
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