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Your Vision at Twilight: A Test to See in Low Light Conditions

canyon-630083_640400While many people feel uncomfortable driving at night, most of us don’t think about how well we are able to see during twilight times. But, according to Optometry and Vision Science, a simple testing method has been developed to identify people who find it difficult driving during twilight.

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Athletes with Eye Injuries: When to leave the game; when to stay

iStock_000005186463MediumItchyEyeAthletes are no strangers to injuries; many believe it comes with the job or hobby. But, it’s always good to know the difference between a minor eye injury and a major one, and if a minor injury could take a turn for the worse.

Below are three quick tips for you athletes with eye injuries to help discern whether a minor bump to the eye is worth leaving the game to be looked at by a professional.

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Athletes with Eye Injuries: When to leave the game; when to stay

iStock_000005186463MediumItchyEyeAthletes are no strangers to injuries; many believe it comes with the job or hobby. But, it’s always good to know the difference between a minor eye injury and a major one, and if a minor injury could take a turn for the worse.

Below are three quick tips for you athletes with eye injuries to help discern whether a minor bump to the eye is worth leaving the game to be looked at by a professional.

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Menopause and Occasional Dry Eye; How They Can Be Connected

When most women think of menopausal symptoms, they imagine hot flashes, moodiness and night sweats. But there’s one symptom that’s often forgotten when hormones begin to fluctuate – occasional dry eye. In fact, occasional dry eye affects 61 percent of menopausal women, according to an article by the Huffington Post.

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U.S. Trap Shooter’s Path to Olympic Gold

Alexander_Dupre_-_2015_Head_Shot_PhotoPerhaps no sport demands superior vision and reflexes quite like skeet and trap shooting.  These athletes are required to shoot four inch discs travelling at speeds of over seventy miles-per-hour.  To make it even more challenging, targets are in random order, so the target’s flight can’t be anticipated. One miss is often the difference between first and second place.

“Being able to see targets quickly and clearly is paramount to success in our game,” said Alexander “AJ” Dupre.  AJ is considered by many as one of the brightest rising stars in American shooting sports.  At the age of twenty three, AJ has already experienced international shooting success on some of the biggest stages.

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Eye health: 3 Common Signs of Age-Related Eye Health Issues

Imagine a time when you started to feel sick and feverish. The symptoms can range from feeling achy, to your face being flushed and hot. Just like how you feel an onset sickness attacking your body, signs of eye health issues can also be noticed.

Signs of age-related eye health issues vary, but are always worth taking note of, as age-related eye health issues are the leading cause of vision loss for those over the age of 50. Here are a few of the well-known signs of deteriorating eye health.

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Ask the Doctor: Dr. Pizzimenti On How Heart and Eye Health are Intertwined

Heart disease and age-related eye health issues have much in common. We believe that age-related eye health issues constitutes a “sick eye in a sick body.” A growing body of evidence supports a link between unhealthy vision and cardiovascular disease.

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Lori’s Story: Manage Occasional Dry Eye Symptoms with Nutrition

LoriBOccasional dry eye can have an enormous impact on the quality of one’s life. Just ask Lori B. of Irving, TX. She’s struggled with the issue for about three years.

Tears play a powerful role in keeping your eyes nourished and protecting your vision. Occasional dry eye is a common condition in which the tear ducts make insufficient tears for lubricating and nourishing the eye.

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