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Eye Rubbing Can Damage Your Eyes

It might feel good to rub your eyes if they itch, but chronic eye rubbing can result in a weakening and distortion of the cornea. On this Health Minute, ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Mifflin talks about…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 29th, 2020 39 plays 0  

Listener Question: How to Take Car Keys Away from Elderly Parent?

As your loved ones get older, there’s a good chance they will begin losing their vision, and in turn, their ability to drive safely degrades. But taking away the car keys from a loved one can…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 8th, 2018 48 plays 0  

Vision Loss Can Lead to Visual Hallucinations

Sometimes when people lose their vision, they can begin to have hallucinations. It’s called Charles Bonet Syndrome (CBS) and is more common than you think. It may sound scary but it’s…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 9th, 2018 156 plays 0  

Protect Your Eyes from UV Ray Damage

Wearing sunglasses goes beyond comfort, they also prevent UV rays from damaging your eyes. On today's Health Minute, eye expert Dr. Jeff Pettey explains some of the serious and potentially…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 9th, 2018 50 plays 0  

Protect Your Eyes During Winter Sports

If you're a skier, make sure you remember to protect your eyes when on the slopes. On today's Health Minute, eye expert Dr. Jeff Pettey explains why skiers should be concerned with UV…

From  Nathan Tanner on November 27th, 2017 4 plays 0  

What Are Those Floaters in My Vision?

Some people may have experienced small black or gray spots or specks that weave in and out of their vision on occasion. They’re called eye floaters and they’re quite common. On this…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 19th, 2017 103 plays 0  

How to Get Rid of Floaters in My Eyes?

People may often see little moving proteins—called floaters—in their eyes. Ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Zaugg explains what floaters are, why they occur, and why they generally occur more in…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 11th, 2017 2,922 plays 0  

Computer Eye Syndrome

A Nielsen survey estimates the average American looks at some sort of screen for an upwards of ten hours a day. All that screen time could be impacting your health. On this Health Minute, Dr. Brian…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 4th, 2017 91 plays 0  

Contact Lens Dangers

Sometimes sleeping with contact lens—or not cleaning them properly—can result in an eye infection. On this Health Minute, Ophthalmologist Dr. Amy Lin talks about infections from contact…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 20th, 2017 5 plays 0