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Eye Allergies (Allergic Conjunctivitis)

Eye allergies, also called allergic conjunctivitis, can make your eyes teary, red and itchy. Learn about different types of eye allergies and how to treat them.

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Smoke damage to eyes - Eyes burning from smoke

The Dangers Smoke Poses to Your Eyes

Exposure to smoke can cause irritation to your eyes, and symptoms such as burning sensations, redness and tearing up are commonplace with smoke exposure.

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Dr. Lauren Taney - Retina Specialist Chevy Chase and DC – Best Retina Doctor

Welcome Dr. Lauren S. Taney to the Washington Eye Family

Dr. Taney specializes in the diagnosis and management of medical retinal conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal tears.

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Damage to eyes from sun

Common Misconceptions Regarding UV Safety and Sun Damage to Eyes

Most people know to use sunblock to avoid skin cancer, but did you know the sun can damage your eyes too? Learn more about UV safety and your eyes.

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Bad habits for eyes

7 Bad Habits That Harm Your Eyes and Vision

Did you know there are things you do each day that could hurt your eyes? Here are 7 bad habits you should break to avoid damaging your eyesight.

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Eye dilation process during eye exams

Dilated Eye Exams

Learn about the eye dilation procedure and why a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be absolutely certain your eyes are healthy.

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Why You Should Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

Although it is a natural reaction to rub your eyes when they are itchy, watery or irritated, rubbing them can lead to dark circles, infections or damaged vision.

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Presbyopia test

What is Presbyopia?

Presbyopia is age-related farsightedness or the gradual loss of the ability to focus on close objects. This common condition typically starts in the 40s.

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Protect Your Vision

Don’t Take Your Vision For Granted

Your vision is too important to take for granted, as it has an astonishing impact on your quality of life. Learn about steps you can take to protect your eyes.

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Eye Injury types and causes

What are the most common causes of eye injuries?

Learn about the most common eye injuries and their causes, as well as when to seek immediate medical attention to avoid serious damage to your eyes.

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low vision specialist

What is Low Vision?

Mainly associated with adults over 60, low vision refers to a visual impairment characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision.

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