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Treating Floaters in Your Eye

“Don’t sleep in your contacts!” Ophthalmologist Dr. Brent Betts talks about the different ways you can keep your eyes working and healthy—live from Be Well Utah’s Family…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 24th, 2016 6 plays 0  

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Children’s Eye Health

Will eating carrots really improve your child's eyesight? Or will reading in a dim room ruin your eyesight? Dr. Cindy Gellner stops by to discuss the common eyesight myths everyone hears as a…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 2nd, 2016 18 plays 0  

Rubbing Your Eyes Is Bad

The occasional “knuckle rub” to an itching eye can feel relieving, especially as allergy season starts. But according to Dr. Mark Mifflin, professor of ophthalmology, chronic eye itching…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 17th, 2016 1,083 plays 0  

The Latest Techniques for Cornea Transplant Surgery

As scary as it might sound, cornea transplant surgery is actually very safe. Advances in the past 10 years have even allowed eye surgeons to shorten recovery time for some procedures from six months…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 18th, 2016 285 plays 0  

Changing Vision? How to Make Sure Your Eyes are Healthy

The eyes stop growing when most people are in their twenties. By then, most people have a stable prescription for contact lenses or glasses if they need it. So if you suddenly notice your vision is…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 18th, 2015 300 plays 0  

Think Good Health Care Leads to Good Eyesight? Think Again

According to findings from Dr. Margaret DeAngelis of the Moran Eye Center, the health of your eyes isn’t always dependent on your overall health. She talks about new research that identifies…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 4th, 2014 64 plays 0  

Tips for Spotting Eye Issues in Children

Newborns can’t always control their developing eyes and sometimes go cross-eyed. But if your child is older than two months and you notice her or his eyes looking in different directions,…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 2nd, 2014 363 plays 0  

Women Face Particular Eye Issues

Women’s eyes are different from men’s, which can lead to diseases and conditions that are more common in women. Dr. Kirtly Jones talks with Dr. M.E. Hartnett from the Moran Eye Center…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 15th, 2014 43 plays 0  

Are Women at Higher Risk for Macular Degeneration?

Many have thought that men were the ones who generally get macular degeneration, but quite the contrary. Studies have shown that women are more likely to have loss of eyesight due to aging. Dr.…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 17th, 2014 17 plays 0  

What Exactly Are Doctors Trying to Find in My Eye?

Sometimes when you pay the doctor a visit, he’ll hold a little flashlight up to your eye and joke that he's looking into your soul. But what are doctors really trying to find when they…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 19th, 2014 1,426 plays 0