Looking for a new look for the new year?Eyewear is one of the first things people notice, and fashion has changed and evolved throughout the years, dating back to when Sir Elton John was instrument…
How to Choose Eyeglass Frames for Your Face Shape
Which frames will work with - not against - your face shape?
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Vision Loss
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to vision loss.
10 Reasons Why Knitting and Crocheting Is the Key to Happiness
My no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was 12 because she believed that knitting and crocheting were keys to happiness. Why? First, because the lucky people who received her gorgeous crocheted doilies and knitted sweaters felt happiness when they unwrapped the tissue paper. And second, my grandmother said giving something she had made gave her more joy than just about anything else she did. That wasn’t enough to make a 12-year-old sit still and learn to knit. Like any …
Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?
Think rinsing your eyes with hospital toilet water is revolting? In that case, what researchers found on knock-off contact lenses is sure to make you squeamish "Contact lenses are medical devices worn on living tissue; therefore, it is extremely important that they are purchased with a valid prescription." Published earlier this year in the Journal of Forensic Sciences , a case report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA's) Forensic Chemistry Center found a majority of unapproved, counterfeit and decorative contact lenses tested positive for the kinds of microbial contamination frequently found in hospital waste water or spoiled food Respectively, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus cereus were just a pair of microorganisms identified in the…
Bionic Lenses Will Improve Eyesight 3 Times Better Than 20/20 Vision; Seeing Perfect Without...
Permanent contact lenses of the future will improve perfect vision by three times.
How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
Optometrist, Eye Doctor in Western Springs, IL
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10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
Where We Learn That Artificial Eyes Really Aren't Round At All
If you think that an artificial eye looks like a big glass marble, you're not alone. And you're wrong. We visit the people who made a prosthetic eye for a 5-year-old boy who lost an eye to cancer.