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Astronaut in space

So You Want to Be an Astronaut: The Side Effects of Space Flight

It’s the dream of many a little boy or girl – to one day become an astronaut and gaze upon our beautiful blue planet not from the earth, but from outer space. However, unless you were a particularly sensible, well-researched child, you may not be aware of the profound effects that space flight can have on the human body. Extensive and ongoing research by NASA and other authorities have found that extended durations spent with your head in the stars can actually result in:
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You're Unsuitable for LASIK. Now What?

I’ve Just Been Told I’m Unsuitable For LASIK Laser Eye Surgery. Now What?

You’ve finally saved up those dollars, mentally prepared yourself for the idea of undergoing an eye operation, told all your friends now is the time, and advised work you’re going to need some time off. Then you march into the ophthalmologist’s office armed with your questions about how long the LASIK procedure will take, how long until you can drive again… and, after all that you’re told you can’t have LASIK.
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Research & Publications

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Managing Myopia with a Cup of Coffee

Depending on where you live, the coffee culture can be a big part of life. Whether you source and grind your own beans or …

Fruits and vegetables that can prevent the development of glaucoma

How Your Lifestyle Can Impact the Development of Glaucoma

It’s no secret that a lot of diseases are influenced by lifestyle factors. For example, your risk of cardiovascular disease …

Man with dry eyes working on computer

The Link Between Dry Eye and Depression

If clinical depression involves sadness, low mood, and bouts of crying, you’d think it’d be more associated with watery …