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Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close

People with facial palsy, or facial paralysis (which is usually on one side) often have difficulty closing the eye. This exposes the eye surface to the harsh elements and deprives the eye of the lubricating effect of an eye closing. A research team from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, studied the quality of life outcomes of [...]

Facial paralysis: On reanimating eyes that don’t close2021-05-25T21:49:59+00:00
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What are common causes of blurry vision?

Have you been experiencing blurry vision lately? Step away from WebMD and try not to panic – there are many normal reasons why you may be experiencing this mild visual disturbance. Below, we’ve outlined some of the more common causes of blurry vision. You need to get glasses – or update your prescription. Do you wear glasses or contacts? If [...]

What are common causes of blurry vision?2021-05-25T22:04:23+00:00
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Do computer glasses really work?

Over the last couple of years, you may have noticed an uptick in people talking about computer glasses, or eyeglasses that are designed to filter out blue light from computer screens, smartphones, and tablets. Some people believe that blue light can lead to dry eyes, digital eye strain, and even permanent eye diseases down the road. But is blue light [...]

Do computer glasses really work?2021-05-25T22:21:12+00:00
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Dealing With Eye Twitching

Wondering what causes your eyes to twitch involuntary? In most cases, the twitching only affects the upper eyelid, which you can’t stop. The eyelid movement generally lasts for seconds. According to experts, eye twitching is usually caused by stress, fatigue and caffeine consumption. Tobacco use and sleep deprivation can also result in this condition. Eye twitching is generally harmless and [...]

Dealing With Eye Twitching2021-05-25T23:36:12+00:00
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Are You Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome?

Having double vision after staring too long at your computer screen? You might just be having symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS). CVS is a group of symptoms resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer display for prolonged periods of time, aggravated by poor work environment and habits. Symptoms include dry eye, eyestrain, decreased tolerance to light, blurred or [...]

Are You Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome?2021-05-25T23:27:26+00:00
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