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Under-Eye Fillers: Side Effects, Costs, & What to Expect

Under-eye fillers can improve the appearance of the area under the eye, lessening dark circles.  Uses for Under-Eye Fillers Under-eye fillers are primarily used to plump up the area beneath the eyes, smooth out fine wrinkles, and lessen the appearance of dark under-eye circles. Types of Under-Eye Filler (Brands/Products/Ingredients) The use of eye fillers makes […]

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Allergy Eye Drops: Types, Best Brands & More

Allergy eye drops can provide relief from troubling allergy symptoms, such as eye redness, itchiness, and irritation. Eye-Related Allergy Symptoms According to the CDC, as many as 60 million people are affected by allergies in the United States each year.  According to the Asthma & Allergy Network, 1 in 5 Americans are diagnosed with allergies, […]

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20-40 Vision: What Does It Mean?

If you have a score of 20/40, it means that your vision is less than perfect but still pretty good.  The familiar term is 20/20, which indicates that your vision is what people can normally see from 20 feet away. With 20/40, you can see at 20 feet what an average person sees at 40 […]

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Green Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Green eyes are the rarest color, with only 2 percent of the world population naturally having green eyes. The largest concentration of green eyes is found in Ireland and Scotland, where 86 percent of the population has blue or green eyes. What Causes Green Eyes? Green eyes are not caused by pigmentation, but by a […]

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Blue Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Blue eyes are considered rare. Approximately 8 to 10 percent of the world’s population has blue eyes.  The color blue is considered a genetic alteration, which may have occurred about 6,000 to 10,000 years ago. Before that point, it was believed that most people had brown eyes. In the United States, blue eyes are becoming […]

hazel eyes

Hazel Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages & More

Hazel-colored eyes are often described as light brown, greenish-brown, golden, and hazel.  Like the color of the hazelnut, this color is unique and variable. It may contain flecks or flickers of other colors, which cause the iris to feature shades of blue, amber, green, or even orange. Hazel eyes are rare, and this may contribute […]

brown eyes

Brown Eyes: Advantages, Disadvantages, Shades & More

Brown eyes have a larger amount of melanin, the pigment that creates eye color. The more melanin, the deeper the color.  As brown is the most common eye color around the world, it is not surprising that 41 percent of people in the United States have brown eyes.  Brown eyes come with benefits. If you […]

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Eye Color Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Eye color is the color of your iris.  The iris is that colored part of the eye, surrounding the center or pupil. The pupil is the small opening that appears black in the middle of your eye. The color of your eyes is determined by the amount of pigment, known as melatonin, in your iris. […]

1-800 contacts

1-800 Contacts: Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy

1-800 Contacts has been in business since 1995, and it led to many changes in the eye care industry. They have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, although some of their online customer reviews are ambiguous. According to LinkedIn, 1-800 Contacts have filled more than 30 million contact orders for over 8 million […]

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Eye Drops for Pink Eye: Types & How to Get Them

Bacterial conjunctivitis is often treated with prescription antibiotic eye drops. Viral conjunctivitis can sometimes be treated with antihistamine eye drops. Some people find relief from allergic conjunctivitis with over-the-counter eye drops. Others rely on prescription allergy medications. What Is Pink Eye? Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a condition where the conjunctiva becomes pink […]

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If You Cross Your Eyes, Can They Get Stuck?

“Don’t cross your eyes, it’ll get them stuck forever!” That is one of the many pieces of vision care advice we all get from our loving parents or friends growing up. However, eye doctors say that you can cross your eyes or squint all you want without any vision damage. Squinting will not make it […]

feels like something is in my eye

How to Get Sand Out of Your Eye

Getting sand in your eyes is a problem that comes with spending plenty of time outdoors. Sand is a nuisance — and sometimes painful — but there are right ways and wrong ways to remove it. Not removing it can lead to potential health issues. What It Feels Like Earth has plenty of sand, about […]