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8 Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

While it’s true that good nutrition is essential for long-term eye health, there can also be a more direct connection between food and eye safety. Make sure you know how to keep your eyes safe in the kitchen before you spend long hours on holiday meals.

If you do injure yourself, see your ophthalmologist or go to the emergency room if symptoms — like pain, redness, blurred vision, tearing or feeling like there is something in your eye — don’t go away.

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Why We Dilate Your Eyes

October - Halloween Safety Month

To avoid a real-life Halloween horror-story – going blind because of a costume accessory – the American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription. These illegally sold cosmetic lenses may not be sterile and can cause a host of serious eye problems capable of morphing a fun Halloween night into a nightmare. Read More →

Cataracts and Eye Health

Dr. Rebecca Taylor from Nashville Vision Associates discusses Cataracts – what they are, how they’re detected and treated, and overall eye health.

Floaters in the Eye

What causes floaters in the eye? Our own Dr. Rebecca Taylor shares her answer with the New York Times. Read the article →

7 Things Eye Doctors Wish You Knew

There’s a lot you can do now to keep your eyes healthy for years to come. Dr.Taylor talks to Redbook. Read the article →

Makeup and Your Eyes

Dr.Taylor tells Huffington post why sharing makeup is risky business. Read the article →

Sleeping in your Contacts?

Dr. Taylor tells Huffington Post what sleeping in your lenses can do to your eyes. Read the article →

The Dangers of Eyelash Extensions

Dr. Taylor talks with Women’s Health Magazine about the dangers of eyelash extensions in the growing age of aesthetic props. View Article →

The Academy of Ophthalmology also speaks on the dangers. View Article →.

Money

Dr. Taylor talks with MONEY magazine about how Eye Exams can save you money.

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