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Coronavirus: How Our Eyes Play a Role in its Spread

Our eyes play an important role in the spread and also the prevention of the new coronavirus outbreak threatening a number of countries, including the United States. To reduce the risk of contracting the coronavirus, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands. The World Health Organization (WHO) also recommends protective eyewear, among… Read More


Difference Between an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, and Optician

Ophthalmologist An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists differ from optometrists and opticians in their levels of training and in what they can diagnose and treat. As a medical doctor who has completed college and at least eight years of additional medical training, an ophthalmologist is licensed to… Read More


Battling Dry Eyes During Winter

With outdoor temperature dropping significantly during winter, the air also cools down, resulting in less humidity compared to the rest of the year. During winter, cold winds blowing outside are dehydrating for our eyes as well as our skin, both of which need adequate moisture to stay healthy. For our eyes, exposure to cold, dry… Read More


Dealing with Diabetic Retinopathy

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy can develop when a patient living with type 2 diabetes has high blood sugars that damage the blood vessels in the retina, a part of the eye that’s critical to helping the brain form images that help make sense of the visible world. There are two types of diabetic… Read More


Dangers of Halloween Contact Lenses

Looking to complete your Halloween costume with those piercing vampire eyes? How about just wanting deep violet eyes to match your purple sweater? Or even something unique like a personalized team or celebrity logo on your eyes? You can have all of these looks with decorative contact lenses (sometimes called “fashion,” “costume,” or “colored” contact… Read More


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