1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email

All About Contact Lenses

Contact lens

Contact lenses are convenient vision correction devices. If you are new to contacts, there are several things you should know about wearing them safely. 

More on Contacts
Vision Spotlight10

Bloodshot Eyes

Learn about the causes of bloodshot eyes.

Pain Behind the Eye

Learn the causes of pain behind the eye.

Dilation Drops 101

Learn all about dilating eye drops and why it's important to have your eyes dilated at every eye exam.

Common Eye Problems

Many of us will experience temporary eye problems from time to time, including itching, blurriness or fatigue. Most of these eye problems are short-lived and

Springtime Eye Allergies

Are you affected by springtime allergies? It's miserable enough to fight a runny nose, sneezing, or itching throat. But when allergies affect your eyes, it can

High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol and Your Eyes

You know to be concerned about high blood pressure and high levels of cholesterol. You know your doctor keeps a careful eye on them both, since they can lead to

Springtime Eye Allergies

Learn how to treat and prevent springtime allergies that affect your eyes.

High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol: Can They Hurt Your Vision?

Learn ways that high blood pressure and high cholesterol can cause damage to your eyes and vision.

All About Sunglasses

Sunglasses are important for everyone. Sunglasses help to prevent sun damage to your eyes. Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase

Macular Degeneration 101

Often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD), macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Macular

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.