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Reducing the Risk of Cataracts: A Guide

As you get older, looking after your eyes becomes increasingly important. As you age, your risk of developing cataracts increases. A cataract is a clouding which can occur over the lenses in your eyes. They can seriously impact your ability to see and this can degrade your quality of life. The article will provide you with everything you need to know about lowering the risk that you will develop cataracts. Read on to find out more. Read More 

Do You Need to Do Anything Before Cataract Surgery?

If you're having a cataract removed, then you may already know that you'll have to take extra care of your eye after surgery. However, you may also need to do some preparation before you have the surgery itself. What kinds of things should you do? Stop Wearing Contact Lenses If you wear contact lenses, then you may be told to stop wearing them for a period of days or weeks before the day of your operation. Read More 

Tips For Getting Dried Hair Spray Off Your Glasses

People wear glasses for different reasons; some do it to aid their vision, others do it to prevent too much light from getting into their eyes, and others just do it because it is a fashionable thing to do. One thing that most people seem to forget, though, is how to take care of their glasses. For instance, placing your spectacles in an area that contains cosmetic products is an act of carelessness that can get your spectacles stained. Read More 

What Your Optometrist Wants You to Know about Eye Tattoos

When you think of body modification, you may think of modification that pertains to the skin only. The truth is, there is a growing number of people who are moving toward eye modification. This modification deals with injecting tattoo ink into the whites of the eyes to change the colour. Though this can usually be done through a professional tattoo artist, there are a few things you should know about the procedure. Read More 

5 Natural Ways to Treat Your Eye Cyst

A chalazion is the medical term for a cyst (a small nodule) that develops around your eye, usually caused by an infected or blocked oil gland. You will often feel a hard lump, sometimes with pain and swelling around the infected area. Here are some natural methods that you can try to treat the problem. If all else fails, then you'll need to visit an eye clinic, where a professional may suggest a simple surgical procedure to remove the lump. Read More