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July 4 Fireworks Nearly Cost This Fireman His Life

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fire Capt. Jay Northup lit the fuse for the intended climax of his backyard fireworks display, a pricey 12-mortar box that would create a wondrous shower of glittering lights over his neighborhood.

Test-Taking Can Be Tough for Kids With Vision Problems

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A lazy eye? Crossed eyes? New research suggests that children with such vision problems may take longer to complete standardized tests.

After Age 50, Yearly Eye Checks May Catch Common Cause of Vision Loss

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the U.S. population ages, vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration is likely to increase, an ophthalmologist says.

Healthy Diet, Healthy Eyes

THURSDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy eating may help preserve your vision as you age, eye experts say.

First Auto-Darken Contact Lenses Approved

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first contact lenses that automatically darken in bright light, the agency said Tuesday in a news release.

FDA Approves Contact Lenses That Shade the Sun

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The lives of contact lens wearers just got a whole lot easier.

Annual Eye Exam Is Vital if You Have Diabetes

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A yearly eye exam is a key part of diabetes treatment, experts say.

Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human 'Eye Worm'

MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine going to the mirror and finding a small translucent worm crawling across the surface of your eye.

Health Tip: Use Contact Lenses Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Don't like eyeglasses? Contact lenses may be your best choice.

Health Tip: Manage Non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder

(HealthDay News) -- Many people, the far majority of them blind, have non-24 Sleep Wake Disorder (Non-24), which affects the circadian rhythm.

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