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The Importance of Blinking
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The Importance of Blinking

Do you know how many times you blink in a minute? Probably not off the top of your head, but it’s an important number, because blinking is essential to good eye health. On average, adults blink between 10 and 20 times every minute. Each blink only takes a tenth of a second, but it’s a...

Allergies and Our Eyes
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Allergies and Our Eyes

Spring is a beautiful season with lots of flowers and vibrant greens…but it can be hard to enjoy when you have allergies. So why does springtime leave so many of us with itchy, red, and puffy eyes? How can we be sure it’s allergies and not something else, and what can we do to keep...

How Germs Can Travel to Our Eyes
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How Germs Can Travel to Our Eyes

Most of us rub our eyes many times in the course of the day without really thinking about it. Whether we’re tired, our eyes feel dry or itchy, or there’s something stuck in one of them, it seems like the easiest way to make it feel better is to rub them a little. Unfortunately, doing...