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Halloween and Decorative Contact Lenses

Websites often advertise decorative contacts as if they were cosmetics, fashion accessories or toys. With whimsical packaging and names, their targets are often teens and young adults. The truth: claims such as “one size fits all” and “no need to see an eye specialist” are false advertising. Many contact-lens sales are illegal. What You Need […]



Top 10 Tips to Save Your Vision

More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are simple steps that everyone can take to help their eyes remain healthy now and reduce their chances of vision loss in the future. Here are the top 10 tips from the Academy to safeguard your […]


Study: Hip Fractures Less Likely After Cataract Surgery

When older people have cataract surgery to improve their vision, they also lower their risk of falling and breaking a hip, says a new, national study. People in their 80s and those who have serious illnesses like heart disease are most likely to benefit: the research shows that these patients had about 30 percent fewer […]


Questions to Ask When Considering LASIK

If you are considering LASIK, you should discuss with your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) the benefits and risks — including quality of life issues — that could result from correcting vision with surgery rather than eyeglasses or contact lenses. Each LASIK candidate has a unique set of general and eye health circumstances and lifestyle goals that […]


The Difference Between PRN’s Omega-3s and Other Fish Oils

Thousands of clinical studies have shown the value of marine-based omega-3s (EPA and DHA) in improving health across numerous conditions. Based on this vast body of support, PRN products have been formulated to contain both a high amount of DHA and EPA, which are natural anti-inflammatories that support healthy cellular function. Additionally, PRN’s omega-3 products […]


Eye Health in Sports and Recreation

Tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related eye injuries occur each year. The good news is that 90 percent of serious eye injuries are preventable through use of appropriate protective eyewear. The risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity. Make sure the level of eye protection you or others in your family […]



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