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7 'Grease' Facts You May Not Have Known
After its 1978 release, "Grease" became an instant cult classic. But despite having been enjoyed by millions of fans, there are still stories about the making of the film that remain unpublicized. Until now. In a new Vanity Fair article , the filmmakers and actors involved in the film, including
The Gross Mistake You’re Making With Your Contact Lenses
If you’re a regular wearer of contact lenses, you’ve probably been warned about the health hazards of leaving them in too long and washing them improperly (or infrequently). But a new study from NYU Langone Medical Center’s a gross reminder about why it really is a bad idea to use unwashed fingers
11 Weird Things That Make Seasonal Allergies Worse
Who likes getting a runny nose or itchy eyes when allergies flare up? Talk to any allergy sufferer and they will agree it's never fun. Your goal is to minimize your reactions as much as possible, but you may not realize that seemingly harmless daily habits or things in your environment could make
9 Worst Eye Care Mistakes You’re Making
You rely on them from the moment you wake up to when you turn off the lights at night. But are you really giving your eyes the care they deserve? We talked to Deeba Chaudri, OD, a New York City-based optometrist with LensCrafters, about her patients’ biggest bloopers when it comes to taking care of
How An Olympian Got His Vision Back
It was a golden moment at the Vancouver Olympics when Steve Holcomb piloted his four man bobsled to a first place finish. Giving the US its first gold medal in the event in more than sixty years. Just two years of nearly retired from the sport. Because of an eye condition known as took columnist.
What's The Best Soft Contact For Me?
a bit of a number of different materials that are used to create soft contact lenses. And there are advantages and disadvantages. To each of these materials. In general soft contact lenses are very well tolerated and very safe. When used according to the directions given to you by your eye care
How Do Hard And Soft Contacts Differ?
Well as the name implies. A hard contact one that's of rigid material it's not bendable. Those kind of contact lenses are generally less commonly prescribed in the soft contact lenses which And very pliable material that's usually much more comfortable to Wear. The hard contact lenses are
Health Highlights: June 1, 2009
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: FDA Approves Reclast Use Once Every Two Years Reclast has received U.S. approval as an osteoporosis treatment that can be used once every two years, drug maker Novartis AG announced Monday. The
Bausch & Lomb settles 600 eye fungus lawsuits
Contact lens maker Bausch & Lomb Inc. had an overriding reason for going private in 2007: It wanted to handle a devastating recall of its flagship lens cleaner, its chief executive said, "without a lot of outside distraction." Over the past year, away from the glare of public scrutiny, the optical
What Can Happen If I Wear My Disposable Contacts Beyond Their Daily- Or Extended-Wear Time Periods?
Question: What can happen if I wear my disposable contacts beyond their daily- or extended-wear time periods? Answer: Well, I have to tell you, we really don't recommend that people wear extended-wear contact lenses overnight. It is a convenience, but the risk of infection goes up dramatically when