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This eye massager claims to relieve the strain caused by intensive screen use

The Aurai is a project funded on Kickstarter to relieve eye strain caused by screen use. The mask circulates water in a pouch contained within the goggles. It uses a special chip to heat and cool the mask and even has a soothing vibration function. The Aurai sold for $150 during its Kickstarter …

4 Easy Tips To Reduce Eye Strain And Improve Mood

Eye strain may be causing you more than a headache. With a simple tweak to your daily routine, you can reduce the strain and improve your mood.<p>A few years ago, I noticed a problem with my eyesight. I was having difficulty seeing objects close to my face, with the most notable issue being that I …

Combat Digital Eye Strain With Powerful Food Combinations For Healthy Vision

Close<p>The modern digital era means endless hours spent staring at screens — computer, tablet or phone — making eye health a growing area of medical …

Grapes Good for Eye Health, Prevents Retinal Degeneration

Including more grapes into the daily diet can protect the eye against retinal degeneration, a new study says.<p>Including more grapes into the daily …

Health Canada says cosmetic contact lenses will be regulated like corrective lenses

TORONTO - Health Canada says it will regulate cosmetic or decorative contact lenses in the way it oversees the sale of corrective lenses.<p>In a …

9 Worst Eye Care Mistakes You’re Making

Here's how to make sure your eyes stay healthy as you age.

What is a comprehensive dilated eye exam? | National Eye Institute

You may think your eyes are healthy, but visiting an eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to really be sure. …

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision and Prevent Blindness

If you’ve never had a vision problem, you probably don’t give much thought to your eyes. And you may not be aware of the changes that occur as you …

10 Curious Facts Our Eyes Reveal About Our Biology

The eyes may be said to be the windows of the soul, but a look at our eyes also sheds some interesting light upon diverse facets of human biology. In …

What You Should Know If Your Child Is Nearsighted [Infographic]

Is your child nearsighted? Here are the facts you need to know. (Some might surprise you!)

How to Protect Your Eyes From the Negative Effects of Digital Devices and Blue Light

A recent study by Bank of America shows that nearly half of U.S. consumers couldn't last a day without their mobile devices. It makes sense. Think about the first thing that you do in the morning. If you're like me, you're catching up on email before you even get out of bed. Then, you head straight …

Playing outside can save your child's eyesight as short-sightedness doubles

Playing outside can save your child's eyesight: Not enough time spent outdoors is creating an 'epidemic' of eye conditions<p><b>Rate of short-sightedness</b> …

This One Simple Exercise Can Restore and Repair Your Vision

Anna Hunt, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The eyes are precious, take care of them.<p>As people grow older our eyesight naturally declines, but in the …

Eye health - why it's so blinking important too look after your peepers

Sniff your mascara...<p>Eye make-up that’s past its best could cause eye infections or irritation.<p>“The warm, dark environment of a mascara tube is a …

There are several treatments for dry eyes - some may surprise you. Your eye care practitioner can recommend the right one!

Don't let dry eyes ruin your life - remedies are available.

Improve Your Vision

Your eyes are as important to your riding as your heart—and a lot more vulnerable to the elements. Here's how to treat them right.<p>Jennifer Lyons has been commuting by bike to her job in Portland, Oregon, four out of five days since 1999. She rides a few centuries every summer and has done the …

The Eyes Have It: 9 Ways to Take Care of Your Vision

They say that the eyes are the window into the soul. It only makes sense to keep those pretty peepers not only looking fabulous but feeling fantastic …

Carrots (and other brightly colored fruits and veggies) really do aid vision

A plentiful list of potential health benefits accompanies fruit and vegetable consumption.<p>These advantages include improved blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and reduced chances of having a stroke and developing heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer.<p>Might fruits and vegetables …

Aging gracefully: Keeping your eyes healthy as you age

WASHINGTON — Want to prevent vision loss as you get older? It’s time to slip on some shades and bulk up on berries.<p>Dr. Mark Gonzalez, an …

Online fixation is ruining our eye health

THEY MAY save us from battling busy high streets in search of Christmas presents, but an increasing reliance on online shopping using tablets and …

Eye Health: Top 9 Ways We Expose Our Eyes To Danger

Nothing can be more true than the saying that the eye is the light of the body without which it is practically impossible to fully appreciate our …

Google Play Books new blue light filter reduces eye strain

Google's usage research indicates that most of us do a majority of our reading between 8 and 10 pm -- you know right before bed. But doing so in a dimly-lit bedroom can wreak havoc on your eyes, not to mention your circadian rhythm. That's why Google's newest update to its Play Books app includes a …

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Nutrition and Glaucoma: Exploring the Link

Back in the 1980s, a “glaucoma workup” typically consisted of perimetry testing, gonioscopy, detailed hand drawings of the optic nerve and multiple …

10 Things Your Eye Doctor Knows—And Wishes You Did, Too

The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they're also the keepers of all kinds of secrets—secrets our eye doctors are in on but we typically aren't. Those little tidbits of info our baby blues (or greens or browns) are hiding are actually chock-full of important details, not only about our eyes …

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'You May Go Blind': The Diagnosis That Changed My Life

<b>By Chip Goehring, founder of the American Macular Degeneration Foundation</b><p>I was 39 when I was told I might go blind. My ophthalmologist told me I had …

A feast for the eyes: how to improve your eyesight with food

GETTYThere are almost two million people living in the UK with some form of sight loss<p>Many of us assume our vision will naturally begin to …

When ‘floaters’ in your field of vision are a sign of deeper medical issues

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I often see semi-transparent specs of stuff floating across my field of vision. They seem to be inside my eyes. Does this mean there is a problem with my eyesight? Should I be worried?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>About eight out of 10 adults see similar things. Although people may describe them in …

Brits admit to lying about their eye health

More than 50% of people admit to having lied to their optician about their eye health and the standard of their vision, according to new research.<p>The …

Too much smartphone use may lead to crossed eyes in kids, says new research.

Strabismus: A new symptom of computer vision syndrome in children?

Floating black spots or flashes in your eye? Get to an eye doctor right away.

Have you ever had black specks floating around in your vision? Patrick Muffler noticed some one day. “I saw funny V-shaped floaters in my eye,” he says. When he woke up the next day, a Friday, they were still there. “I started getting more — black dots, maybe 40 of them.”<p>Over the weekend, Muffler, …