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The Woodlands Eye Professionals
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Why An Online Eye Test Can't Replace Your Eye Doctor

First of all, it's important to understand that an online eye test — even if it's called an "online eye exam" — does not evaluate the health of your eyes.

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Corneal Abrasion: How to Treat a Scratched Eye

A corneal abrasion (scratched cornea or scratched eye) is one of the most common eye injuries. A scratched cornea often causes significant discomfort, red eyes and hypersensitivity to light. Corneal abrasions result from a disruption or loss of cells in the top layer of the cornea, called the corneal epithelium.

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Regular Glaucoma Check-ups Can Save Vision

Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world, is preventable through regular annual eye exams, according to Dr. Michael Caruso, ophthalmic physician and surgeon at Atlantic Eye Center. This local eye surgeon is spreading the word about this debilitating disease that can permanently destroy vision if left untreated.

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Limiting children's screen time linked to better cognition, study says - CNN

Limiting kids' recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, along with sufficient sleep and physical activity, is associated with improved cognition, according to a study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health.

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Colour-changing contact lenses could improve drug delivery

Functional contact lenses are an exciting method of drug delivery to the eye, but have so far been limited by difficulties in controlling drug release and monitoring this release in situ. Now Jingzhe Deng and his groups at China Pharmaceutical University and Southeast University, China show that a combination of molecular imprinting and structural colour could provide a solution.

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Proper Care and Hygiene are important for contact lens wearers.

Dirty Contacts and Bad Hygiene Are Helping Spread an Amoeba That Can Blind You https://goo.gl/o3janj #eyedoctor #optometrist
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How Your Vision Changes As You Age

Just as our physical strength decreases with age, our eyes also exhibit an age-related decline in performance — particularly as we reach our 60s and beyond.

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Your Age Might Affect How You See This Classic Optical Illusion, Study Says

My Wife and My Mother-in-Law is one of the most well-known optical illusions in the world.

It hinges on facial perception: You can either see a young woman turning away or the profile of an older woman staring solemnly towards the left side of the drawing.

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Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage important aspect of vision | Reuters

Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests.

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Watch scientists 3D-print a human eye (What the Future)

Scientists created a 3D-printed eye that could help the visually impaired. Also, a startup owned by Volvo's parent company wants to transform on-demand travel with pods.

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