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Swimming is one of the best ways to stay in shape and cool off in the raging heat (not to mention it is a whole lot of fun). But pool water is treated with many harsh chemicals, including chlorine.
Conjunctivitis is one of the most common issues people experience with their eyes. Sometimes called “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is an issue in the eye that results in inflammation of the thin membrane (the conjunctiva) that lines the eyelid and the whites of the eye.
Behind the brain, the eye is one of the most complex organs in the human body.
Not only do the eyes accomplish the feat of precise vision, but they are also remarkably small for what they accomplish. Many thousand small parts all work together in the eye to send images of the outside world to the brain.
Many people today suffer from overused eyes and painful tension headaches. These aches and pains can sap your energy and make tasks as simple as taking notes on a notepad unbearable.
For many of us, our livelihoods revolve around computers and staring at screens for hours per day. All this screen time takes a tremendous toll on our eyes and their efficiency.
Many people who do not frequently go to the eye doctor may not be sure what to expect when they go in for an exam.
Optometrist’s offices are filled with machines and gadgets that can look altogether alien to the untrained eye.