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Can Dry Eye Cause Headaches?

A young woman sitting at a desk with her laptop as she rubs her eyes

Having dry eyes can cause a wide range of uncomfortable symptoms, including redness, irritation, and a gritty or burning sensation in your eyes—but can it also cause headaches?  Some individuals may experience dry eye symptoms and headaches at the same time. However, there is insufficient research to conclude that dry eye can cause headaches.  If […]

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How to Help a Child with Reading Difficulties: Is It Time for Vision Therapy?

A young girl looking frustrated while reading with her hands on her head

Reading is a fundamental ability that contributes significantly to a kid’s academic and personal development. Unfortunately, many kids have reading problems, which can be frustrating and demotivating for both the child and their parents. While there are numerous potential causes of reading difficulties, one factor that’s frequently overlooked is vision issues. Children with vision problems […]

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What Happens if You Put Your Contact Lenses on Inside Out?

A close-up of a young woman rubbing her right eye with her right hand, feeling eye discomfort after wearing her contact lens inside out.

Have you ever put in your contact lenses and noticed they didn’t feel quite right? There’s a chance they’re on inside out. While this isn’t a problem with rigid lenses, soft contacts are thin and flexible and can easily flip around. This is especially true if you’re new to wearing them. Fortunately, wearing contact lenses […]

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Does Diabetes Cause Dry Eyes?

An elderly woman with diabetes had her eyes with protective cover after cataract surgery

Diabetes and eyesight are closely linked. Diabetes and chronically high blood glucose (blood sugar) can cause various eye complications, including cataracts and glaucoma. What you may not know is that diabetes can significantly increase your risk of developing dry eye disease. More than half of all those with diabetes suffer from dry eyes. The good […]

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