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LASIK eye surgery safe in long-term, experts say - Fox News

LASIK eye surgery safe in long-term, experts say - Fox News | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“LASIK eye surgery safe in long-term, experts sayFox NewsLASIK eye surgery to correct a person's vision has been in use since the mid-1990s, but lingering questions as to the long-term effects still come to mind for past and potential patients.”
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How sleep science explains eye disease and mental health (Wired UK)

How sleep science explains eye disease and mental health (Wired UK) | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“"Sleep disruption is so much more than the inconvenience of being able to sleep at the desired time, it is a global health disruption," said Russell Foster at Wired Health (How sleep science explains eye disease and mental health:”
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UpTempo Group's curator insight, April 30, 2014 1:00 PM

This is a very interesting discussion of the important role that our eye plays in managing our sleep cycles.

Unlike our social clocks, our circadian clocks are dependent upon the eye, and serve as a critical driver of our neural systems and networks.

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This is a very interesting scientific discussion of the important role that our eyes play in our sleep cycles:

Unlike our social clocks, our circadian clocks are dependent upon the eye, and serve as a critical driver of our neural systems and networks.

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Science fans will enjoy this article.  This is a very good discussion of the role that our eyes play in managing our sleep cycles.

Unlike our social clocks, our circadian clocks are dependent upon the eye, and serve as a critical driver of our neural systems and networks.

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A Smart Diet for Healthy Eyes - Health Tip

A Smart Diet for Healthy Eyes - Health Tip | Eye Health | Scoop.it
A low-glycemic-index diet has long been touted as a way to avoid blood sugar problems. But it seems this approach to eating may help keep your eyes in good standing, too.
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7 Things You Can Do In Your 20s To Keep Your Eyesight From Going To Pot ... - The Frisky

7 Things You Can Do In Your 20s To Keep Your Eyesight From Going To Pot ... - The Frisky | Eye Health | Scoop.it
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Quitting Smoking May Lower your Risk of Developing Cataracts - Siliconindia.com (blog)

Quitting Smoking May Lower your Risk of Developing Cataracts - Siliconindia.com (blog) | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“Quitting Smoking May Lower your Risk of Developing CataractsSiliconindia.com (blog)This common medical condition in which the eye lens becomes cloudy is the main cause of impaired vision. Smoking may decrease ...”
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Spring allergy relief: Here's what to try first - USA TODAY

Spring allergy relief: Here's what to try first - USA TODAY | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“Business Insider AustraliaSpring allergy relief: Here's what to try firstUSA TODAYSneezing, congestion, runny noses and itchy eyes. For people with seasonal nasal allergies — commonly known as hay fever — these symptoms are nothing new.”
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UpTempo Group's curator insight, April 22, 2014 9:51 PM

• Don't forget your eyes. Strategies that help your nose often help eyes too. But some people need more. That might include prescription eye drops but also can include rinsing the eyes with cold water, using cold compresses or chilling artificial tear drops before use, says Mark Blecher, an ophthalmologist at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. "People tend to forget that things that are so simple and safe can be very helpful," he says.

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• Don't forget your eyes. Strategies that help your nose often help eyes too. But some people need more. That might include prescription eye drops but also can include rinsing the eyes with cold water, using cold compresses or chilling artificial tear drops before use, says Mark Blecher, an ophthalmologist at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. "People tend to forget that things that are so simple and safe can be very helpful," he says.

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Why You Should Never Shower In Your Contacts

Why You Should Never Shower In Your Contacts | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“You expect your contact lens cleaning solution to kill germs so that you can wear your lenses safely without risking an eye infection.”
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UpTempo Group's curator insight, April 18, 2014 12:14 PM

Some helpful tips on proper eye care hygiene and contact lens care.  As always, please call the office f you are having any issues with your eyes or contact lenses.

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Some helpful tips on proper eye hygiene and contact lens care.

Please give the office a call if you have any questions on caring for your eyes and contact lenses.

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Some simple yet effective phrases we can use in communicating with contact lens patients

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Top Eye Health Risks for Women | Vision Source

Top Eye Health Risks for Women | Vision Source | Eye Health | Scoop.it
“Women are more likely than men to suffer from eye-related diseases and conditions. Find out what to look for and which eye diseases pose the highest risk. (Do you know the top eye health risks for women?”
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UpTempo Group's curator insight, April 24, 2014 3:16 PM
April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Did you know that more women than men suffer from visual impairments? Find out which eye diseases pose the highest risk and what you can do to lower your risk.