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Diabetes can increase risk of some eye diseases including glaucoma, but a new study has found that one diabetes drug may lower the risk of glaucoma. Exciting stuff! http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/eye-health-news/diabetes-drug-may-lower-glaucoma-risk.cfm

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This video shows what happens when you make eye contact with a stranger. It can be a beautiful thing. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/11/i-see-you-video_n_7563642.html

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Did you know your eye is a lean, mean light detecting machine?! It's true! http://www.popsci.com/human-eye-can-see-individual-particles-light

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If you’re considering cataract surgery to improve your vision, there are many types of lens replacements (aka IOLs) to choose from: monofocal, multifocal and toric. Here are some tips to help determine which is right for you: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/cataracts/iol-implants.cfm

August is National Eye Exam month. The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any, so here's your friendly reminder to get a comprehensive eye exam soon!

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As color vision is perceived by the macula, disorders that affect the macula can potentially lead to a loss of color vision. Take a look at some of the eye problems that can impact color vision, like macular edema and macular degeneration: http://ow.ly/QCNfS
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While costume contact lenses are often used to change the appearance of the eyes, it's important to remember that contacts purchased without a prescription can have a damaging impact on your eye health. Take a closer look: http://ow.ly/QkUMU
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Retinal detachment is a condition that occurs when the retina pulls away from its surrounding tissue, making it so the retina cannot work properly. It can lead to a number of different symptoms, including flashes of light, floaters and more. Take a closer look on our website: http://ow.ly/Q0myN
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For patients living with low vision, even simple day-to-day activities can be difficult. Luckily, making some changes around the home can help those with low vision to regain their independence. Take a look: http://ow.ly/PKDvD
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