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What you need to know about Contacts

Contact lenses are a great alternative for glasses. Someone who’s really active, plays a lot of sports and just doesn’t like the feel of glasses should definitely look into contact lenses. I’ve worn contacts for three years, and putting them in and taking them out takes no time at all. …

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An Overview on Behavioral Optometry

Behavioural optometry is an area of optometry that aims to provide holistic treatment of visual problems. Of particular interest to behavioural optometrists are the deficits in visual skill in patients that can result in a variety of visual information processing problems and lead to symptoms such as eye strain, headaches, …

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Optic Neuritis Signs and Symptoms

Your eyes are delicate structures. They are responsible for picking up light waves, processing this light, and transmitting it to the brain for interpretation. Every part of this circuit must be working properly for your eyes to see the big snarling grizzly bear running toward you. Running between the eyes …

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Eye Exercises to Improve Vision

Can eye exercises really improve vision? There are people who attest to the effectiveness of eye exercises when it comes to improving eyesight. However, other people remain skeptical about it and reason that their optometrists never told them about eye exercises, therefore there could be no truth to what some …

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Eye Floaters Nutrients

The list of causes of eye floaters is not extensive, and if you suffer from this very strange occurrence, there is some very good news; there are some nutrients that can help it. Although there is no cure for this strange phenomenon and while it is not considered to be …

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Photoreceptor Cells

Photoreceptor cells are specialized cells in the retina of the eye that detect light, and therefore allow the eye to see. Photoreceptors absorb photons, or packets of light, and transmit information from photons to other cells, and eventually to the brain. The information that photoreceptors transmit is the intensity of …

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Bifocal Contact Lenses

When we are born most of us come into the world with 20/20 vision but as we age this can change. The lens of the eye becomes less flexible which is called presbyopia which causes a diminishing ability in far sightedness or nearsightedness. Years ago you would be subject to …

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