Eye Health

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7 Signs You Need New Glasses (That Have Nothing to Do with Blurry Vision)

An ophthalmologist reveals the eye symptoms, including achy eyes, headaches, and feeling nauseous, that suggest you need new glasses.

What Those Numbers on Your Glasses Mean (And Why You Should Check Them!)

The numbers on your eyewear are more important than you think.

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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!

If Your Eye Is Twitching, Here’s What It Could Mean

It's not actually your eye twitching, but the muscles of your eyelid. From lack of sleep to stress to dehydration,...

This Woman’s Deteriorating Vision Puzzled Doctors. Was a Parasite to Blame?

Nida Shahzeb was frantically reading everything she could find online about eye diseases. “All day long I was worried about...

Fewer Than 1% of People Can Pass This Colour Test—Can You?

Naming the colours in the rainbow is easy, but can you differentiate between the different shades of yellow?

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30+ Everyday Habits That Can Save Your Eyesight

Some simple habits can do a lot to protect your eye health. Here's what experts recommend so that you can...

11 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

From glowing skin to better gut health, the health benefits of Brussels sprouts make this vegetable worth eating.

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12 Signs You Need to Visit an Eye Doctor

You don’t want to take risks when it comes to your eye health. Any type of eye pain or discomfort...

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7 Silent Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in those over the age of 40, but the symptoms can be difficult...

6 Easy Ways to Revive Tired Eyes

Need to know how to perk up eyes that always look tired? Here are some simple fixes to refresh your...

13 Eye Care Tips Your Optometrist Wishes You Knew

To keep your peepers healthy, make sure to follow these eye care tips from Canadian optometrists.

Cataracts and How to Treat Them

Your chance to see through a brand new lens.

9 Subtle Signs of a Dangerous Eye Infection

Pain, redness, itching… find out how to tell if your eye infection is dangerous or just annoying.

This Is What It Could Mean if You Have a Red Spot on Your Eye

You might not even notice the red spot until someone points it out—here's what it says about your health and...

6 Reasons You Always Have Watery Eyes

Watery eyes are a symptom of various health and eye issues—some causes of watery eyes could be infectious or even...

Tired, Irritated Eyes: Two Experts Give Their Best Tips

Suffering from tired, irritated eyes? We asked two medical experts—one an optometrist, the other a holistic nutritionist—to weigh-in on how...

5 Ways to Reduce Eyestrain

Cool your eyes and avoid painful strain with these five tips.

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

With more UV rays filtering through nowadays, it's more important than ever to ensure your glasses are protecting your peepers....

4 Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Got red, stinging eyes? You may have dry eye. It's caused by everything from contacts to rosacea, and can lead...

Test Your Vision: Amsler Grid and More

Take a look at these tests and puzzles to see how good your eyesight really is. Try the Amsler Grid...

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Vision of the Future

It's unsettling to consider the possibility of a disease compromising your vision. But with today's treatments, the threat isn't as...