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Bono’s Glaucoma

U2’s Frontman Bono Wears Tinted Glasses More Than For LooksWhen we picture of Bono in our minds, we all probably imagine him with his light orange-tinted glasses. In 2004, at the age of 54, Bono revealed that his glasses function to help him with a chronic underlying...

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Retinal Detachments and Tears

Retinal Detachments & TearsThe retina is neural tissue that detects the image and sends the information to the brain so you can interpret and acknowledge the image. Anatomically the retina lines the inside of your eyeball, sort of like wallpaper on a wall. Any...

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The Late Mary Tyler Moore and Diabetic Retinopathy

The Loss of Mary Tyler MooreIn early 2017 we lost a prominent American figure, Mary Tyler Moore, at the age of 80. Many of us grew up watching her on television, but in addition to her extensive film career, Mrs. Moore advocated for several causes including diabetes....

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What Does it Mean to be Farsighted?

What does it mean to be farsighted (hyperopia)?Before going into farsightedness, it helps to describe what normally happens when we see at distance and near if you are not hyperopic. Normally, a person who is wearing their correct prescription does not focus at all to...

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The Today Show: Craig Melvin and His Corneal Ulcer

The Beginning of Craig's GlassesBack in 2018 (I know, so long ago), Today’s Craig Melvin debuted his specs on air for the first time, but it was not by choice. Previously he wore contacts so often that many viewers did not know he needed glasses, but he was forced out...

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What is Colorblindness?

What is colorblindness?To see, our retinas contain both cone and rod photoreceptors. Rod photoreceptors help us detect light and dark whereas cone photoreceptors help us detect color. There are three types of cone photoreceptors, each of which helps us to see a...

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Brittany Howard is Blind in One Eye

Brittany Howard: the frontwoman from Alabama Shakes and her entire family’s battle with eye cancerTypes of Intraocular Eye CancerThere are several types of intraocular eye cancers. Some types begin in children while others start in adulthood or even late adulthood. If...

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What is Myopia?

Nearsightedness means that when you are not wearing glasses/contacts, images focus in front of your retina as opposed to at your retina. As a result, you see better up close than at a distance when you are not wearing any glasses or contacts. A fun trick that I am...

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