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How Smoking Can Affect Your Vision

How Smoking Can Affect Your Vision

Smoking has many negative effects, causing harm to much of your body. Your eyes, too, can be damaged through smoking. This article will detail some of the common ways that smoking can do damage to your vision. Firstly, long-term smoking has been shown to double the...

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Tips For Making Your Contact Lenses Easier To Wear

Tips For Making Your Contact Lenses Easier To Wear

Many of us like to opt for contact lenses over glasses. We all have our own reasons for it – aesthetics, practicality, and suchlike. But whatever those reasons may be, most of us, at some point, have felt a little uncomfortable wearing our lenses. Of course, a lot of...

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What Are Ocular Migraines and How Can They Be Treated?

What Are Ocular Migraines and How Can They Be Treated?

Ocular migraines are a somewhat complicated concept, and can, at times, be confused with a variety of other afflictions affecting the eyes. Put simply, they are usually characterized by a disturbance of vision, usually occurring within one eye, and lasting around...

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What are bifocals and who needs them?

What are bifocals and who needs them?

Bifocal lenses are lenses that contain two lens powers which can help you to see correctly at all distances. When you look at a pair of glasses, you can perhaps see a bifocal lens. It will look like there is a small lens inside another or perhaps up to half of the...

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Glasses or contacts? How to choose which is best for you?

Glasses or contacts? How to choose which is best for you?

If you have to correct your vision, you can discuss with your optometrist your choices when it comes to wearing either glasses or contact lenses, or both. With advancements in technology, contact lenses are available for a range of eye problems including astigmatism,...

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