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Mighty Lip Balm

Eye docs caution against “Beezin'”

A trend that has teens applying Burt’s Bees lip balm to their eyelids is alarming doctors from the American Optometric Association. According to reports, some teens have started applying the balm to

Sports cause eye injuries

As teams and fans alike prepare for March Madness, it’s also an important time to consider sports eye safety. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, basketball is the leading cause

Glaucoma patients needed for study

Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut in Fairfield seeks patients who have been treated, without success, for glaucoma, for one of three separate clinical trials currently underway or scheduled to

Kaboom! How to avoid fireworks injuries this weekend

July Fourth is just days and away, and you know what that means: That’s right — the weekend will be full of ample opportunity to enjoy fireworks displays. But if you’re planning to enjoy the