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    1. Natural Vision Correction: Beyond the Hope & Hype

      For many people, the idea that you can correct your vision naturally -- without glasses, contact lenses, drugs, or lasers -- is more than a notion. It’s a long-held hope. A lifelong dream. It’s also a hot topic for eye doctors. Natural vision correction is the belief that you can improve your vision

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    2. Could My Medications Cause Vision Problems?

      Do your eyes feel dry? Are they red, itchy, or watery? Is your vision blurry? You might blame your age, the weather, or your cat. But consider this: It could be your medicine cabinet. “Many different medications can cause eye problems,” says Laurie Barber, MD, a spokeswoman for the American Academy

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    3. How to Pick Good Sunglasses

      Sure, “cool” is part of it. Everyone needs a little cool now and then. But slipping on your favorite pair of shades before you go outside -- every time you go outside -- is more than just a nice look. It’s critical for a lot of reasons. You'll ward off those little wrinkles at the corners of your ey

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    4. What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

      Do you ever look in the mirror and see that your eyes are red? Or droopy? Or extra crusty? Sometimes a cold compress and a trip to the drug store are all you need. Other times, it's a good idea to see your doctor. How can you tell the difference? A sneak peek at some common conditions will help you

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    5. 7 Foods for Healthy Eyes

      By Alia Hoyt When I was 15 years old, I walked right into a wall because I hadn’t put my contacts in yet that morning. Two broken toes later, my mother waggled a reproachful finger at me and said again that I should’ve eaten more carrots growing up. As it turns out, although carrots are high in plan

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    6. Living Well With Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Amy Atcha, 47, began to suspect there was something wrong when her 72-year-old mother, Judith Arcy, wasn't able to read a menu or see the numbers on her cell phone. After a visit to the ophthalmologist, her mother's diagnosis turned out to be age-related dry macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic, de

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    7. 10 Tips for Healthy Eyes

      By Amanda Greene Learn how to keep your vision strong March is National Save Your Vision Month, which is a good reminder not to take healthy eyesight for granted. “When you’re seeing well and have no irritation, it’s easy to forget about going to the eye doctor,” says Pamela Lowe, OD, FAAO. But prev

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    8. You Can See Clearly Now

      Quick! Put your hands on your head. Are your glasses there? Grab your neck — are they dangling there? Now, hold your electric bill four feet from your face and try to read it.... Welcome to the midlife version of Simon Says, a nearly universal condition known as presbyopia, which translates roughly

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    9. Children's Vision and the New Classroom Technology

      Today's teachers make full use of computers, interactive whiteboards, digital devices, and even 3D technology to enhance the learning environment. Forty percent of teachers use computers for instruction, and at least one computer is in 97% of all American classrooms. That adds up to a lot of screen

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    10. Saving on Eye Care: Bargains and Risks

      In a tough economy, saving money is on everyone's mind. But when it comes to eye care, experts say that what you do to save money today may put you at risk of much higher costs in the future. "As people try to ration their income, they will often choose to forgo or skip their routine eye exam," says

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