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Vision and Blindness

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 01.06.2017 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

If you wear reading glasses, please remove them for a moment, and continue reading. Back to normal? For a moment, you had an experience like that o...

What is it Like to Have PRK Surgery?

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living

What is it like to get PRK corrective eye surgery? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

Turns Out A Single Company Controls Several Of The Outlets Where You Buy Eyeglasses

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.28.2016 | Style

When it comes to eyeglasses and sunglasses, you often either lose them or they break easily. And most of the time, the cheaper frames are just as good...

How Millennials Buy

Michael McGuire | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Michael McGuire

Each generation is different from the one that precedes it. Sometimes these differences are stark -- the era of Eisenhower leading into the Woodstock years, for instance -- and sometimes they are much more subtle. An overlooked way to examine the size of these generational differences is to compare the buying habits of one generation to another.

8 Things To Know Before You Get Lasik | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living

But if you're considering Lasik, you probably have some questions like, "Will I be laid up for days?" "Will it hurt?" And: "What are the odds it'll work?" Before you go under the laser, here are a few things you should know.

10 Reasons Hearing Aids Are NOT Like Glasses

Shari Eberts | Posted 08.04.2016 | Fifty
Shari Eberts

Do your friends and family ever wonder why you don't hear better with your hearing aids? Mine sometimes do, which can be frustrating, especially when you are working extremely hard to hear the best that you can.

Let Me Introduce You To "Asian Fit" Glasses

Refinery29 | Posted 07.28.2016 | Style

Some people dread swimsuit shopping. Others consider the process of finding jeans that fit as enjoyable as a colonoscopy. For me, I've never not ended a session of eyeglasses shopping without choking back rage tears at the optometrist's. And, as someone who's needed glasses since the second grade (my vision finally plateaued at -7.5 in middle school), I've had a lifetime of anguish to come to the conclusion that I have a deformed head.

21 Hilarious Signs You Grew Up With Glasses

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 07.21.2016 | Comedy

Growing up with glasses was far from glamorous. Like, REALLY REALLY FAR from glamorous. Although you can’t say exactly how far because, like, you do...

20 Brutally Honest Wine Glasses That Sum Up Your Weekday Struggle

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home

At the end of a tough day, we all find ways to unwind. Some watch TV, others curl up with a good book, but you? You've found the true secret to life: ...

Baltimore's Model Of Public Health Recovery And Resilience

Leana Wen, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Leana Wen, M.D.

Through the lens of public health, we can aspire to create well-being in all of our communities and ensure that everyone can reach their full potential.

5 Ways to Keep Your Eyes Healthy this Summer

Dave Austin | Posted 06.09.2016 | Fifty
Dave Austin

June is National Cataracts Awareness Month, so there's no time like the present to take the steps necessary to ensure proper vision health. All too of...

Confession: I Wear Glasses To Look Cooler

Refinery29 | Posted 04.13.2016 | Style

Photo by Jennifer Trahan. As I write this, there's something in my way. It's distracting me and keeping me from totally focusing on my writing, slo...

Botched Bread Loaf Makes Spectacle Of Baker

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.09.2016 | Weird News

A careless baker appears to have added a very unusual ingredient to a loaf of bread: a pair of eyeglasses. An image of the spectacles, complete with m...

Watch Baby's Ridiculously Cute Reaction To Seeing Mom Clearly For First Time

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.09.2016 | Good News

Little Leopold Reppond couldn't stop grinning after seeing his mom clearly for the very first time. Adorable video shows the 4-month-old, who has impa...

Over 4MM People Joined This Little Girl To Fight Bullying

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents

The Internet can be a cruel place, but when a young girl named Lexie used social media to open up about being bullied, the response proved the Interne...

19 Gifts Anyone Who Wears Glasses Will Appreciate

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style

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Here's What 10 People Look Like With And Without Their Contacts On

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy

While it sure would be nice to have perfect vision, some of us need a special visit from the corrective lens fairy. As Cosmopolitan showed us Tuesday,...

Eva Longoria Shuts Down Journalist Who Accused Her Of 'Selling Out'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.30.2015 | Latino Voices

After a journalist criticized Eva Longoria for endorsing an eyewear brand despite not needing glasses, the actress used social media to address the ac...

Kenyan Artist Makes Unique Eyewear Out Of Recycled Electronics

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Style

An old computer doesn't necessarily inspire most people to get crafty. Cyrus Kabiru, a visual artist, is not like most people. The Kenyan sculptor u...

Where To Buy Super Stylish Glasses For Cheap

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Buying glasses can actually be a lot of fun—trying on frames is like having a mini-fashion show for your face. But ...

Short-Sighted Criminal Arrested For Stealing Elton John's Glasses

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.29.2015 | Crime

A man accused of stealing Sir Elton John's heart-shaped glasses has been arrested, Memphis police say. Police say 26-year-old Matthew Colvin swiped...

DIY Chalkboard Sunglasses Organizer

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

A DIY project to give your sunglasses or glasses a nose to sit on forevermore. Style this project in a vanity area, bedroom, or entranceway!

When Good Eyes Go Bad

Michelle Combs | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

Age is just a number. Tell that to my eyes. I can embrace the aging process all I want, but I'm never going to be okay with the way my eyes have been betraying me.

Faithful Shopper: I Can See Clearly Now

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.02.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are things looking a little fuzzy? Or are you still wearing the same eyeglasses you bought in 1999? In any case, it's probably time to get an eye exam and freshen up your look. Visit any of these terrific optical stores and reveal a whole new world -- and a whole new you!

The Eyeglasses That Give You Instant Lashes

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.26.2015 | Style

Imagine if you could achieve the look of long lashes and a shadowed eye by simply slipping on a pair of glasses. Well, that beautifying feat is totall...