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Where Can I Get A Contact Lens Exam Online?

People who wear contact lenses face the same ritual, annually or however long they can stretch it out: They have to visit their optometrist or ophthalmologist to have their vision checked and their eyes examined before they can buy more lenses. A few startups are out to change this routine by giving users an eye exam on their computer or smartphone. But is that legal? It depends on where you live. Eye exams by phone are just another form of telemedicine, after all, which is interacting with...

Bleary-eyed Daisy Lowe cuts a dishevelled figure in her eye-popping gown as she leaves the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition party

By Lisa Mcloughlin and Becky Freeth and Kate Thomas for MailOnlinePublished: 15:19 EDT, 7 June 2017 | Updated: 06:01 EDT, 8 June 2017 She put on a striking display as she stepped out on the red carpet on Wednesday night in a sultry plunging gown.Yet, Daisy Lowe's demure appearance weaned off as the evening progressed as she left the the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition preview party looking a little worse for wear in her flesh-flaunting look.The 28-year-old model looked...

Proper Eyewear Can Help Prevent UV Damage

Finding the right pair of sunglasses is key. By Melissa JacobsLooking for the perfect pair of summer sunnies? Fashion experts have plenty of advice about what styles look best on whom. But instead of finding sunglasses that are right for our faces, we should be getting what’s right for our eyes.Don’t underestimate the power of the sun, warn the region’s top ophthalmologists. At issue are UVA and UVB rays that can harm eyes and their surrounding skin. “Most people have gotten diligent about...