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Why astigmatism causes blurry vision, especially at night

Astigmatism occurs when the eye is shaped more like an oval than a sphere, which distorts the light that enters causing blurry vision. Astigmatism is fairly common, affecting about one in three Americans and it occurs more frequently as you age. Astigmatism causes blurry vision no matter what time of […]
Why astigmatism causes blurry vision, especially at night
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3 ways you can treat pink eye without a doctor’s appointment

There are four types of pink eye: bacterial, viral, allergic, and irritative. Cold compresses are a great way to soothe the irritation caused by a virus or allergies. Warm compresses loosen up dried mucus caused by bacterial infections. This article was medically reviewed by Benjamin Bert, MD, an ophthalmologist at […]
3 ways you can treat pink eye without a doctor’s appointment
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Your eyes can get sunburned if you don’t wear eye protection outside

Sunburned eyes is actually a condition called photokeratitis. Some of the symptoms include redness, pain, swelling, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light. Photokeratitis typically goes away between 6 to 48 hours. This article was medically reviewed by Howard R. Krauss, MD, surgical neuro-ophthalmologist, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery at […]
Your eyes can get sunburned if you don’t wear eye protection outside
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Pink eye could be an overlooked symptom of COVID-19, eye health experts say

Pink eye could be a rare symptom of COVID-19, the disease the coronavirus causes, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology Doctors with the American Academy of Ophthalmology published a notice after two studies and an anecdotal report from a nurse suggested pink eye was an overlooked symptom. Due to […]
Pink eye could be an overlooked symptom of COVID-19, eye health experts say
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A newborn’s eyes may change colour 6 months after birth

A newborn’s eyes can change colour in the six to eight months after birth. Eye colour is determined by the amount of melanin present in the iris of the eye, which develops as newborn babies grow. You should consult with a doctor if you notice your newborn has two different […]
A newborn’s eyes may change colour 6 months after birth
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You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests

Psychopaths can be hard to spot. This is because they’re not all murderers or criminals. Many are successful business people, surgeons, and even journalists. Researchers have come up with a new test for psychopathy. According to a new study, psychopaths’ pupils do not dilate when they see something troubling or […]
You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests
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A woman almost went blind in one eye after swimming with her contact lenses

Stacey Peoples says she contracted the eyeinfectionAcanthamoeba Keratitis after swimming while wearing contact lenses, CBS4 reported in September. The infection made her go blind in one eye until she received a cornea transplant. Acanthamoeba Keratitis is extremely rare in the US, but most cases do occur in contact lens wearers. […]
A woman almost went blind in one eye after swimming with her contact lenses
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What happens when you stare at the sun

We all know the harmful effects of the sun touching our skin, so we ready ourselves with sunscreen to block the rays. But what about our eyes? What would happen if we happened to stare directly at the sun? Following is a transcript of the video. Whether it’s to map […]
What happens when you stare at the sun