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Women Who Smoke At Higher Risk of Developing Age-Related Eye Health Issues

Woman smoking a cigaretteAccording to a recent study, women with a genetic predisposition for age-related eye health issues significantly increase their odds of developing the eye health problems if they smoke heavily, don’t exercise or don’t eat a balanced diet. Age-related eye health issues can cause severe vision loss in adults over the age of 55, affecting millions of Americans each year.  Continue reading Women Who Smoke At Higher Risk of Developing Age-Related Eye Health Issues

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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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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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