National Literacy Month: Promoting Eye Health While Reading
National Literacy Month is a global movement with a great cause. It promotes and encourages reading with a view to improve the level of literacy in society. In an effort to celebrate National Literacy Month we would like to provide safety tips on how to reduce eye strain while reading, and ultimately improving your reading experience to make it more enjoyable. We will investigate possible issues associated with reading caused by both traditional and digital books and share suggestions on how to address them.
When is the next Solar Eclipse in The United States?
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
Having something in your eye like a grain of sand or eyelash can arguably be one of the most irritating experiences. Lets take a look at the 6 most proper ways to remove something from your eye.
How to Properly Remove Something From Your Eye
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
Nancy Coleman, CNN
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.