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Does Your Infant Or Toddler Need Glasses?

Vision tests are conducted on infants starting at six months and a comprehensive eye exam by an eye care professional should be scheduled by age one and repeated before kindergarten.
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Use Shaving Foam To Keep Your Glasses From Fogging Up

About 64% of adults wear eyeglasses, and about 11% wear contact lenses, either exclusively, or with glasses and virtually everyone has worn some sort of protection from the bright sunshine we enjoy in Florida.
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172 Studies Show Social Distancing And Face Masks Reduce Coronavirus Spread By 80%

Social distancing, face masks and eye protection has reduced the spread of the novel coronavirus by up to 80%, according to data from 172 observational studies looking at how measures to prevent the spread of several coronaviruses including SARS, MERS and COVID-19
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Things You Should Do At Least Once A Year

Just handling day-to-day tasks can be a monster achievement! But sometimes it can be even harder to keep tabs on those to-dos that only need annual attention. So here's a list of items you should do at least once a year. First is a trip to your doctor. Although you probably don’t need an annual...
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Eye Drop Hack For Toddlers

No one ever said parenting would be easy, especially when your child's pediatrician prescribes eye drops for your toddler. However there's a fairly simple procedure you can use not only on your kid but on yourself too. Have the kid lie down and close their eyes. Then tilt their head to the side, so...
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Poor Eye Care Blamed For Increase Of Infections That May Cause Blindness

Your eyes are a window into your soul, so the saying goes. But for something so important as sight, we spend little time taking care of our eyes, especially those who wear contact lenses. Researchers warned there had been a threefold increase in the number of cases of a rare eye infection , caused...
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Why You Shouldn't Flush Used Eye Contacts Down The Drain

Contact wearers are being asked not to dispose of their used contact down the drain. it is estimated that 45 million Americans, that’s 1 in 5 people, dispose of their used contracts by flushing down the toilet or tossing them down the drain, causing additional plastic to wind up in our sewage...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 2.7.18

Welcome to the 98.5 KTK Wet Nose Wednesday web page, where we show you adoptable pets from local shelters that will make a great addition to your family! Hi, I’m Frankie! I’m not really a crooner like the other famous Frank, but I AM a cuddle bug!!! I’ve had a rough start but I’m ready to settle...
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Do Good Luck Charms Work?

A horse shoe, an evil eye and a pair of socks can all be magical charms that bestow good luck and fortune upon yourself. But do these magic beans really conjure up good fortune? Psychologists say it really doesn't matter as these lucky charms inspire confidence as well as self-assurance. In fact,...
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Reports Find Current Dosage Of Eye Drops Wasteful

US drug companies are making billions of dollars in extra profits thanks to eye drops that contain twice the amount of liquid needed. That's the word from a new investigation that claims our health care dollars are being wasted with eye drop overflow that in some of them more than twice what the...
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