Retina Disease

The retina is the tissue-paper-thin membrane in the back of the eye that acts like the "film" in a camera. The retina collects information from the images projected upon it and sends it along the optic nerve to the brain, where it is interpreted and experienced as sight.

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October 16, 2018

FDA: Decorative Halloween Contact Lenses Could be Dangerous

Whether corrective or decorative, all contact lenses are classified as medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and that means they require a prescription from an eye doctor before touching your eyes. Likewise, it means those knock-off, costume contact lenses packaged next to lottery tickets at the convenience store aren't only of questionable legality, but they also could be dangerous...

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October 15, 2018

How to Clean Your Glasses (Safely!)

Follow these tips to clean your eyeglass lenses and frames without risk of scratching the lenses or causing other damage. These same tips apply for cleaning sunglasses, safety glasses and sports eyewear...

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