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Get a better night’s sleep to improve your vision and life

A study from the CDC reported that more than 41 million American workers (or 30% of the U.S. workforce) get less than six hours of sleep. And that lack of sleep is catching up with us by affecting everything from the way we think and see, to how we perform and how long we live.…
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5 Fun Ways To Cut Stress (And Improve Your Vision Too!)

Are you stressed? You’re not alone. About 77% of people in the U.S. report that they are stressed out and regularly experience physical symptoms from it. Thirty-three percent say they live with extreme stress. And with an ever-busier life, those numbers aren’t likely to go down without some personal changes. With concerns over the future…
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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Life-Loving Mom

Mom. Mommy. Mama. Mother. Ma. Mum. No matter what you call her, you know that the mom figure in your life deserves so much more than anything that can be wrapped in a box—which is probably why you’re still searching for that perfect gift. But have no fear. Mother’s day may be nearly here, but…
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Quit smoking (or just never start)—your eyes will thank you

When it comes to good eye care, lifestyle and behavior matters. It turns out smoking is a prime risk factor for several causes of declining vision. Smoking isn’t just detrimental to your health and your good looks. It’s really bad for your eyes—a fact that too many people never realize until it’s too late and…
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Plant some healthy vision this spring

Spring has sprung! And April showers might just bring May flowers—or a garden of good eye health. While supplements are great for boosting your all-over wellness, the best way to get your nutrients is still from the original source (of course)—your food. Studies have shown that gardening is good for your overall health, providing a…
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The quick guide to better vision care for women

Mother’s day is nearly here, and to honor the mother’s in our lives, past, present and future, we’ve put together this quick guide to women’s vision problems so you can give your mom (or yourself) the best Mother’s day ever—the gift of knowledge and better vision. Why women are prone to eye infections and disease…
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Ditch poor eye makeup habits for healthier vision

The average woman spends about $8 per day on her makeup or $15,000 on beauty products in her life.  Eye products make up a large portion of that amount, with $3,770 spent on mascara and $2,750 on eyeshadow. To many people, beauty is one of those things that is worth splurging on. But do they…
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The swimmer’s guide to healthy vision habits

The spring days are starting to warm up, and you know what that means: Summer will be here before too long. Summer brings with it loads of poolside fun--and the stinging vision of chlorine-exposed eyes. You know the feeling. Red, itchy, dehydrated eyes and blurry or temporarily distorted vision. With summer fun is on the…
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The blue light battle—and some DIY glasses for the win

Tired eyes are often symptoms of strained eyes, especially in the day and age of heavy computer use. About 60.5% of Americans suffer from eyestrain. And many of them believe it’s just something they have to live with. But in reality, the discomfort of eyestrain can be prevented. So if you’re tired of having sore,…
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Want to save your eyes? Set your office up for success

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics published their “The Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States” list in 2013, full-time office work made the cut. Between diabetes, back pain. obesity and the effects of a sedentary life, office work has an unwelcome effect of shortening lifespans. But there are other, more immediate effects that many…
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