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By Troy Bedinghaus, O.D.

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    • Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses Created: Sunday, October 26, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of developing dangerous eye infections. Are silicone hydrogel lenses a safer alternative to regular soft contact lenses?" itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • What is the cover test? Created: Monday, May 10, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn about the two parts of the cover test that takes place during an eye examination.
    • Top Tips for Contact Lens Wearers With Allergies Created: Friday, June 22, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Contact lenses tend to cause problems for people with allergies. Here are five tips to help you get through the season with happy eyes.
    • Testing for Eye Cataracts Created: Saturday, June 20, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learn about tests used for the diagnosis of eye cataracts.
    • What side effects can I expect after LASIK? Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What side effects can I expect after LASIK? Certain side effects are normal after undergoing LASIK, as they are part of the healing process.
    • Floaters Created: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Eye floaters are small particles in the fluid inside your eye.
    • Why Do I Sometimes See Stars? Created: Sunday, May 04, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      "Seeing stars" may result from a sneeze, a deep cough, a blow to the head or low blood pressure.
    • Gritty Sensation in Eyes Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Wondering why your eyes often feel like they are full of sand? Here are four reasons why your eyes have an annoying gritty feeling.
    • What is the red spot on my eye? Created: Friday, May 06, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What is the red spot on my eye?
    • Bleeding Eye Created: Thursday, August 25, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn all about subconjunctival hemorrhage.
    • Choroidal Nevus Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A choroidal nevus is simply a freckle inside the eye.
    • Double Vision Created: Sunday, October 28, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Seeing double? The medical term for double vision is diplopia. Double vision occurs if the two eyes are misaligned and are aimed at two different targets.
    • All About Contact Lenses Created: Sunday, April 01, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn facts and tips about contact lenses. Find out if contact lenses are for you.
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis Created: Monday, February 25, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye due to an allergen.
    • Your Infant's First Eye Exam Created: Saturday, June 09, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The American Optometric Association (AOA) encourages parents to include a trip to the optometrist in the list of well-baby check-ups. Here is what to expect." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • Trabeculectomy Created: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    • Retinal Detachment Created: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Retinal detachment is when the retina separates from the choroid. Retinal detachment is a true eye emergency.
    • Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy Created: Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    • Why do eye doctors charge more for contact lens exams? Created: Monday, January 04, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Why do eye doctors charge more for contact lens exams?
    • Eye stroke Created: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    • Eye Irritation Created: Thursday, October 14, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn the top causes of eye irritation.
    • Sleeping With Your Eyes Open Created: Thursday, April 01, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn about eyelid condition nocturnal lagophthalmos (sleeping with your eyes open)." itemprop="description"> Monday, July 12, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      How does drinking alcohol affect your eyes?
    • Pupil Size Created: Thursday, November 11, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Why is pupil size important in medicine?
    • How Long Will My Pupils Stay Dilated? Created: Saturday, March 24, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      After an eye examination, how long will my pupils remain dilated?
    • Blepharitis Created: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Blepharitis is a common condition causing flaky eyelids. It is a common problem in both children and adults." itemprop="description"> Monday, September 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What are the advantages of polarized sunglasses lenses?
    • Do Pinhole Glasses Work? Created: Monday, June 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      You may have heard about the benefits of pinhole glasses. But do they really work? Read a review of this alternative to prescription eyeglasses.
    • Emmetropia Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What does the term emmetropic eye mean? Here is an expert-written description of emmetropia in relation to eye health and vision.
    • Refraction Created: Thursday, January 14, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn the definition of refraction as it relates to your eye or vision exam, along with different methods of refraction, from the About.com Vision Expert.
    • Red Eye Treatment Created: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Learn about the top four ways to treat red eye.
    • Common Eye Problems Created: Monday, September 03, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Learn about common eye problems including itchy eyes, blurry vision, tired eyes, floaters and age-related conditions.

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