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During Cataract Awareness Month in June, YourSightMatters.com gave their readers an opportunity to register for a free Kindle Fire. For every entry received, YourSightMatters.com donated $5 to Operation Sight, a nonprofit organization that seeks to restor

Whether you’re playing on the field or watching from the stands, keep an eye out for these common football injuries

If your eyelids are interfering with your vision and your appearance, you may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery.

It is estimated that 10 percent of the population will develop a hernia at some point in their lifetime, so it’s important to understand what causes hernias and how to detect them.

​Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness. Everyone is at risk for cataracts, but factors like age, UV ray exposure and smoking can cause cataracts to develop faster. Researchers are still studying the components that factor into cataract form

Global studies estimate that we sit an average of 7.7 hours each day, with some estimates as high as 15 hours per day.

You’ve probably heard of cataracts, but how much do you really know about them? If eyesight is the most precious of all our five senses, it would only make sense that we understand the basics of the most common eye disease.

We all know that work can be stressful from time to time. But if the stress you’re feeling is in your neck, shoulders and back, chances are it’s not from looming deadlines or that ever-growing to-do list from the boss.

Patients with diseases like glaucoma traditionally use medicated eye drops twice each day to maintain a safe level of intraocular pressure. Unfortunately, only five percent of the drug in the eye drops actually makes it to the cornea.

With record-shattering performances and groundbreaking victories, female athletes continue to prove that sports are no longer just a man’s game. But women face a unique set of challenges when it comes to athletic performance.

When it comes to superfoods, there are few foods that are better for your health than fish. Nutrients in fish keep your heart strong, your brain healthy and your eyesight clear. Not bad, right?

Before you get caught up in the commotion of school supply shopping, summer reading assignments and registration paperwork, why not take this opportunity to check your child’s sports physical off your to-do list?

About 20 to 30 million Americans suffer from mild dry eye, and 9 million suffer from moderate to severe dry eye. Besides affecting quality of life, untreated dry eye can actually cause vision loss because of corneal scarring.

Hiking is great for the body and great for the soul, but if it isn’t done properly, it’s not so great for the knees. Heavy gear and steep terrain place a great deal of stress on the knees, making knee pain one of the most common complaints among hikers.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects the intestines, but complications from this disease can be serious and far-reaching. More than 300 symptoms have been associated with celiac disease, one of which is bone loss.

Cataract surgery is one of the most common, safe and painless surgeries performed in America.

Sometimes droopy eyelids are just bothersome, but in some cases, drooping lids can create vision problems.

68 percent of millennials claim that they suffer from digital eye strain

Swimming and other forms of aquatic exercise are excellent therapy options for patients with joint pain because the buoyancy of water essentially makes you weightless.