Category Archives: Get The Facts

Expert says swimming with contact lenses can lead to complications

Baylor College of Medicine: Taking a dip in some cool water is one of the best ways to beat the heat this summer. While there are many water safety tips out there, Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal says those who wear contact lenses should take extra precaution when it comes to protecting the…
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Optometry Offers Variety of Services

The Journal: The Optometry Department at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) is a comprehensive eye clinic that service members, their families, and retirees can rely on for all their vision needs. “Currently we provide services for primary care, pediatrics, Traumatic Brain Injury services, a diabetic screening clinic, medical contact lenses, low vision and vision…
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Common College: Conjunctivitis

The University of Washington -  Pink eye often puts its victims, and those around them, on red alert. Whether it’s a hazy morning discovery of an eye crusted shut, or a glance in the mirror any time of the day to reveal a sickly pink overtaking the whites of the eyes, there are few things more…
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