Category Archives: Eye Care

Photosensitivity: Protection Against UV Radiation

Photosensitivity is caused by ingesting, inhaling or coming into skin contact with photosensitisers – substances that cause photosensitivity. Photosensitisers include industrial chemicals, drugs, plants and some essential oils and fragrances. Some medications can cause photosensitivity. Sunlight contains both ordinary visible light and shorter invisible light rays called ultraviolet radiation (UVR). UVR can produce tanning but also causes burning…

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Vision Safety Tips For Swimmers

Swimming under water with eyes wide open can result in a number of problems which are a serious cause of concern. It can cause redness of the eyes, the dryness and also stinginess. There are several chemicals in the pool which have a pH level as it can affect the eyes adversely due to the openness of the eyes while swimming…

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Winter Eye Care

Many times, we don’t realize that some of the changes that accompany winter pose hazards to our eyes. Most people think that it is only necessary to protect their eyes from the sun during the summer. But the Sun’s influence does not diminish during the rest of the year so the eyes need to be…

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Eye Care

Eyes are the most highly developed of all the sense organs. They need proper care and attention particularly as they are constantly exposed to dirt, dust, pollution, smoky atmosphere. Abusing your eyes by letting them become over-tired can result in headaches. By following certain tips you can keep your eyes looking and feeling their best.…

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Aging With A Regular Eye Check-up

Glaucoma is common in women as they age. Since there are no symptoms in the early stages, having a thorough eye examination is crucial in detecting glaucoma, so you should get yourself or your loved ones checked, especially as you get older. Glaucoma is detected through an eye exam in which an eye care professional performs…

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Styes or Eyelid Bump

The eyes are ringed with eyelashes, each hair of which springs from a hair follicle. When one of the hair follicles becomes infected, a painful and inflamed abscess appears.   A stye is an inflamed oil gland on the edge of your eyelid, where the lash meets the lid. It appears as a red, swollen…

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Air Gun: Not Really A “Toy Weapon”

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Medical Association are encouraging people who use air guns to wear the proper type of protective goggles. This is the only way to prevent possible vision loss from air gun use. Air guns are firearms that use compressed gas to propel a projectile. In 2012 roughly…

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Protect Your Eyes From Sun Damage

UV rays are invisible, high-energy rays of light that, if absorbed by your eyes, can cause or enhance several eye ailments. This happens because the UV light can cause a reaction in our eye tissue. And once it occurs, it cannot be reversed. The UV rays can play a large role in the following eye…

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Protective Eyewear A Must In Sport Activities

If there’s one event that brings people across the globe together, it’s the Olympics! And we are eagerly looking forward to the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea from Friday, Feb. 9 onwards. We wish all the participants to give in their best and shine out. Tens of thousands of sports…

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Choosing Eyeglasses That Suits You

Eye glasses can help us to see better. They are worn by many people to help correct their vision. Some people just wear eye glasses occasionally for reading or being on the computer. When you go to renew your eye glass prescription each year you should try and pick eye glasses that flatter your face .…

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Top 10 To Prevent Eye Injury At Work

According to the U.S. CDC (Center for Disease Control & Prevention), April is Women’s Eye Health & Safety Month. This year there are two themes: ‘Eye Safety at Work’ and ‘Healthy Vision: Make It Last a Lifetime.’ Eye injuries in the workplace are very common. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports…

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Blue Eye Make-up is Back, with a Bang!

Women Fitness brings you the top makeup tricks for blue eyes that will truly make your peepers stand out better than anything at all! Blue eye make-up – from cobalt liners to turquoise shadows – was a big trend backstage at SS16 shows. Blue Eye Liner:  When we talk of blue eyeliners, they can either…

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