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What You Don't Know About Sunglasses Could Hurt You ......Exposing your peepers to the sun could trigger a host of serious health problems, including painful sunburns and cataracts. What's worse, buying sunglasses can be a complicated, cryptic process ........ Learn how to choose the right sunglasses to protect it....... <3
In a story by www.sciencedaily.com, a study suggests that some contact lens solutions do not properly disinfect against Acanthamoeba, a free-living organism in the environment that can cause a painful vision-threatening infection. Acanthamoeba are found in a variety of environmental sources including soil, freshwater, brackish water and seawater, as well as hot tubs and Jacuzzis. For details click: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/07/090721091841.htm
Did you know that symptoms for many diseases can be detected through eyes? These include diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, aneurysms, HIV, cancer and rare hereditary diseases. This is one of the reasons to have a periodic eye exam. It is highly recommended to have a comprehensive eye exam at age 40. Folks with a history of eye disease should have a more regular eye examination.
American Optometric Association (AOA) has designated March as the "Save Your Vision Month". Here are AOA's Tips on Save Your Vision Month: 1) Schedule yearly comprehensive eye exam. 2) Protect against UV rays. 3) Give your eyes a break from digital device use. 4) Eat your greens. 5) Practice safe wear and care of contact lenses. Learn more at: http://www.sohieyecare.com/news.html