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Foods High in Vitamin C: Why It Matters for Your Vision Health

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, was the first vitamin to be chemically produced. It is also a vitamin that can help with one’s vision by promoting healthy blood vessels and by helping with collagen production. Consuming an overabundance of vitamin C won’t help because the body flushes excess amounts of it. What Foods […]

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Vitamin A: What Does It Do & Why It Helps Your Eyes

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that all humans need, and it plays an essential part in strong vision, a healthy immune system, body growth and reproduction. You can get the required amounts of vitamin A from certain foods or from supplements, but taking too much is unhealthy. What Is Vitamin A? Vitamin A is […]

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Haemolacria (Cry Blood): Causes & Treatment

Hummingbird: Bloody tears, or haemolacria, are a real thing. Causes include an injury to the conjunctiva, a bloody nose, blood disorders, high blood pressure and hormonal changes. Although often the condition itself is benign, you should seek immediate medical attention if you discover blood in your tears. What Is Haemolacria?  The subject of crying tears […]

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Top Mascaras in Every Category

Mascaras are the icing on the cake on any facial look, whether you take the full makeup approach or a natural no-makeup look. The challenge, however, is finding the right product since they all differ in their formulation, performance and intended result, among others. The Right Mascara Finding the right product is about looking for […]

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Can Headaches Make You Dizzy?

Headaches are one of the most common medical conditions we can experience. They can occur for a number of reasons, and treatments are not all the same. Some types of headaches are serious and require immediate medical attention, including ones that are combined with dizziness. Can Headaches Make You Dizzy? About 50 percent of adults […]

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How Far Can the Human Eye See?

There is no practical limit to how far the naked human eye can see. The human range of vision is infinite. However, several factors affect the distance you can see. The human eye can see objects at any distance provided they are bright enough and there are no obstructions in between. It is for this […]

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Why Do My Eyes Hurt When I Wake Up? Causes and Treatment

Your eyes might be itchy and watery when you wake up. It can be an inconvenience if you need to get up for an early meeting or leave for work early in the morning. Getting up with pain in your eyes means your body has sent you a warning through the trigeminal nerve, which is […]

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How to Grow Eyelashes Back Quickly

Your eyes have about 90 to 160 eyelashes on each lower lid and 75 to 80 on each upper eyelid, and overall you lose about one to five lashes a day. Eyelashes grow fast, reaching their full length in five to 11 months. Eyelashes will lengthen by 0.12 to 0.15 mm per day at each […]

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Long-Term Effects of Botox

Botulinum toxin (Botox) is a tool for many plastic surgeons to get rid of facial wrinkles as people age. But Botox has negative long-term effects if it is overused or abused. That includes weakened nerves and muscles, which can break down over time.  Botox Long-Term Effects In massive doses, Botox is life-threatening. However, the small […]

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How High Blood Pressure Can Affect Your Vision

High blood pressure usually does not present noticeable symptoms, and often the only way to know if you have it is to have consistent blood pressure tests. Hypertension can affect different parts of the body, including the eyes. Hypertensive retinopathy can lead to damage to the optic nerve and cause short- and long-term blindness. What […]

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Eye Refraction Tests: Purpose and Procedure

Eye doctors use eye refraction tests to check for the quality of your vision, specifically whether you have 20/20 vision. They conduct one or more of the tests as part of routine or annual eye exams. Among the exams is one that allows the doctor to diagnose your current visual acuity, allowing for a new […]

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Can You Go Blind from Staring at the Sun?

A person cannot stare at the sun directly for long. It causes increasing discomfort, and for good reason: Looking at the sun is harmful to and dangerous for your eyes. Eye diseases like cataracts, photokeratitis, macular degeneration and eye-related cancers are all triggered by over exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays (UVR) and blue light. Staring […]