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How to Properly Remove Something From Your Eye
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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.


Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye
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A 67-year-old woman scheduled for routine cataract surgery in November thought it was just dry eye and old age causing her discomfort, she told her surgeons.


How to Read Contact Lens Prescriptions
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Now that you have the prescription you see that it contains attributes such as the OD and OS, Power, Base Curve, Diameter, Cylinder, Axis, Add, Color and Brand along with an expiration date. What do these new terms and abbreviations mean?


Avoid These 4 Vision Risks
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Patient compliance and the unnecessary risks that wearers continue to take while wearing their lenses. A recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) addressed various risk factors that should be brought to wearers' attention. These included:..


Contact Lens Compliance, Necessary for Eye Health
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Contact lenses have proven to be a great boon to those who need vision correction but still want to maintain the natural freedom of not wearing glasses. However, there is a tendency to forget that the continued enjoyment of this convenience comes with a price—the need to follow required practices, instructions, and habits to ensure the healthy use of these lenses.


Obtaining Your Contact Lenses the Right Way
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One of the major improvements in the contact lens industry in recent years (aside from technological advances) is in the area of convenience. Thanks to a 2004 federal law, contacts can be purchased in many venues other than from eye doctors. While this has been advantageous to consumers, there has been a mindset growing among many wondering if this freedom makes it all right to somehow bypass the ‘traditional’ process of seeing an eye doctor or getting a prescription. This has especially followed the mainstream marketing of cosmetic, costume, or fashion lenses.


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