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5 Important Eye Care Tips For Aging Professionals

Toby Nwazor | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

If you are elderly person, the first step is to admit it and then realize that you do not need to suffer from bad eyesight. All you need to do is to maintain these regular eye care tips and you can work for much longer and still have great eyesight.

A Month of Surgeries

Joanna Charnas | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

When asked how my eyes were recovering after surgery, I'd point to each eye and reply, "They're like the current political landscape -- the right, Tru...

How Retirees Can Save on Prescription Eyeglasses

Jim T. Miller | Posted 03.14.2016 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Prescription eyeglasses today aren't cheap. You can easily spend $200 for a basic pair, but if you want designer frames or need bifocal or progressive lenses the price can more than double. Here are a few different options that can help you save.

Building Resilient Communities in East Africa: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel


How To Make Sure You're Not Losing Too Many Eyelashes

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.19.2016 | Style

If eyes are the windows to our souls, then we definitely want to make sure we're taking care of the curtains -- aka our eyelashes. Beyond enh...

You Could Be Giving Yourself Wrinkles, Here's Why

Glamour | Posted 02.15.2016 | Style

By Caroline Solomon, Glamour Confession: I spend way too much time thinking about the encroaching fine lines around my eyes, and the vanity mir...

On Knockoff Sunglasses

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 07.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

Knockoff sunglasses are a rush. You're walking down the boardwalk when you spot a pair of orange Ray-Bans on one of those spinny displays, under a ca...

The Gross Mistake You're Making With Your Contact Lenses | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living

If you're a regular wearer of contacts, you've probably been warned about the health hazards of leaving them in too long and washing them improperly. But a new study is a gross reminder about why it's really bad to use unwashed hands when putting them in.

Free Eye Care Gives Poor Students 'Fighting Chance' To Succeed In School

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.06.2015 | Good News

An organization is bringing much-needed eye care to poor kids. Eye Care 4 Kids is a charity that provides free eye examinations to kids from low-in...

The 6 Most Common Eye Problems

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.

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

Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D.

These symptoms are often so common that we don't even recognize them as real issues. While digital eye strain is temporary, if left unaddressed, it can turn into a chronic problem.

How Medicare Covers Your Eyes

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Here's a breakdown of how original Medicare covers your eyes, along with some tips that can help you reduce your out-of-pocket costs.

Protect Your Peepers -- The Dangerous Sun's Effects on Your Eyes

Tyrie Jenkins, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Tyrie Jenkins, M.D.

One eye condition that I see frequently and that is directly related to ultraviolet exposure is pterygium. Pterygium manifests as benign triangular shaped growths that are usually found on the nasal part of the eye.

NYC Schools To Get In-House Eye Care Centers

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

Starting next September, poor eyesight will no longer be a barrier to learning for students at Public School 188 on New York's Coney Island and Public...

Protect Your Family's Eyes From the Sun With These Helpful Tips!

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 06.20.2012 | Parents
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

I noticed the other day that my daughters are some of the only kids at their school who wear sunglasses on a daily basis.

The Future of Music: Free Health Care for Bands?

Ben Lear | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Ben Lear

By providing eye care for bands, Tortoise and Blonde demonstrates the most important element in the band/brand relationship: common purpose.

Curtis M. Wong

Scotsman Provides Eyeglasses In Developing Nations | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact

Shaun Paterson wants the world to know that it's possible to be both a man of style as well as a dedicated humanitarian. "I always thought that my...

Burmese Junta Buying Votes With Eye Care

Irrawaddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Burmese military government is linking free medical treatment for rural people to 2010 election politics, according to sources in Mandalay and Sag...

Bausch & Lomb To Buy Lensmakers Eyeonics

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eye-care company Bausch & Lomb said on Sunday it agreed to buy privately held Eyeonics Inc, which makes an intraocular lens used for the treatment of ...