conjunctivitis

Is Sleeping in Contact Lenses Dangerous?

by Russ Lazarus May 18, 2021

About one-third of contact lens wearers occasionally sleep with their lenses. It’s easy to fall asleep in your contact lenses; one minute you’re reading a

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Can Eye Drops Be Overused?

by Russ Lazarus May 18, 2021

Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Eye drops may provide relief, but don’t overuse them.  Overusing eye drops can cause more harm than good.

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Top 5 Pediatric Eye Emergencies

by Russ Lazarus May 18, 2021

In the United States, approximately 380,000 patients per year go to an emergency department with an eye injury. One-third of those injured are children. While

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Why Do My Eyes Feel Sore?

by Russ Lazarus December 9, 2020

Nearly half of all adults experience sore eyes and up to 33 percent of patients in eye care clinics present with complaints about dry eye.

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Answers to Your Top 6 Questions about COVID-19 and Your Eyes

by Russ Lazarus November 17, 2020

With healthcare information changing daily amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been given to the virus’ effect on one of the most sensitive parts

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Can COVID-19 Cause Conjunctivitis?

by Russ Lazarus November 9, 2020

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough, and respiratory problems. However, in rare cases, the virus can also cause an eye infection

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Can Pregnancy Affect Vision?

by Russ Lazarus November 2, 2020

Most moms-to-be are well aware of the bodily changes that remind you on a daily basis that you are expecting— the most common being: morning sickness, food aversions, heightened sense of smell, swollen ankles, headaches, exhaustion, and many other uncomfortable yet normal pregnancy symptoms. What you may not know is that these physiological changes that take place during pregnancy can also lead to changes in your eyes and vision.

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