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Can You Get Burned With a Violet Wand?

Can You Get Burned With a Violet Wand?

A violet wand consists of a gas-filled bulb or globe connected to a high frequency circuit, providing energy to the atoms of the gas, causing them to become excited and the bulb to glow a purple or violet color. Violet wands are used to deliver mild electric shocks to the human body during sex play.
Bizarre Eye Movements in a 3-Year-Old

Bizarre Eye Movements in a 3-Year-Old

A 3-year-old boy has a history of outwardly turning eyes since birth. What might be his diagnosis?
Eyelid Cut (Laceration)

Eyelid Cut (Laceration)

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of pinkeye/conjunctivitis, including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Facts About Cataracts

Facts About Cataracts

Cataracts are commonly associated with older people and, while they can happen in anyone, they are typically diagnosed in those over the age of 60. They can make vision blurry and create a clouding effect. This makes it hard to see and can limit your activities. Even so, there are treatments availab
Reactions to Contact Lens Solutions

Reactions to Contact Lens Solutions

Contact lenses are a popular form of vision correction. In some cases, however, lens wearers may suffer from an allergic reaction that is more likely to be caused by the solution used to clean and store the lenses. These reactions have multiple symptoms and causes.
The Kinds of Colored Contacts to Avoid

The Kinds of Colored Contacts to Avoid

Nowadays, many kinds of colored contacts are out in the market. Lately, the concept of color contacts has expanded its designs for people without any problem with their eyes. Color enhancement contacts were designed to enhance the look of natural eye color improving the brightness and clearness of o
Cost of Lasik Eye Surgery

Cost of Lasik Eye Surgery

Your prescription and the severity of visual disturbance will also impact the lasik eye surgery cost. Don't fall prey to cheap fly-by-night clinics that offer bargain basement pricing, and do not compromise with health and finances.
The Best Contact Lens Implants

The Best Contact Lens Implants

The fantastic thing about contact lens implants is the fact that there are so many different lenses which can change the lives of many people in the UK. Eye conditions vary greatly between individuals. This means that what improves the vision for one person will not have the same effect on another.
Parkinson's Drug May Help Macular Degeneration

Parkinson's Drug May Help Macular Degeneration

But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder
2009 Corvette Zr1 To Incorporate Carbon Fiber Components

2009 Corvette Zr1 To Incorporate Carbon Fiber Components

The new 2009 Corvette will incorporate the latest in carbon fiber technology.
Strabismus or Crossed Eyes

Strabismus or Crossed Eyes

Strabismus is a condition that causes crossed eyes. Learn more from WebMD about therapy to correct this eye problem, which typically affects children.
How To Prepare For Your Child's First Eye Exam

How To Prepare For Your Child's First Eye Exam

An eye exam is essential for your child. Read on to learn more about what to expect and how to prepare your son or daughter for this important appointment.
Could Refractive Eye Surgery Solve Your Eye Problems

Could Refractive Eye Surgery Solve Your Eye Problems

There are many people in the UK who are in need of refractive eye surgery. There are also many people who have already undergone the procedure, now they are living their lives being able to see without any impairment. For people who feel they would like to solve their visual problems then refractive
What Can You Do to Fix a Lazy Eye

What Can You Do to Fix a Lazy Eye

You or your child is diagnosed with lazy eye and the doctor gives you some options for treatment on how to fix lazy eye. For many years the only way to help a lazy eye to improve was to use a patch that was either taped over the eye or a self adhesive patch was used.
See Eyeglass Doctor Immediately If You Suffer From Macular Degeneration

See Eyeglass Doctor Immediately If You Suffer From Macular Degeneration

As a person gets older it is important for him to visit an eyeglasses doctor to get his vision checked out if he notices any loss of sight. This is especially so if this person is a driver because failure to do so could lead to loss of life, or manslaughter.
How Long Can You Wear Acuvue II Contacts?

How Long Can You Wear Acuvue II Contacts?

The Acuvue 2 is a soft contact lens.contact lens image by vladislav susoy from Fotolia.comSix Nights to Two WeeksAccording to manufacturer Johnson and Johnson, users can wear Acuvue 2 contacts for up to two weeks if the lenses are taken out and cleaned daily. Without daily removal, users...
Poor Vision and Lasik Surgery

Poor Vision and Lasik Surgery

Colorado Lasik surgery is one of the state-of-the-art technologies that focus on correcting vision and providing hope to people who have been suffering from long history of poor eye sight.But unfortunately, not everyone could have the Lasik surgery.A clinical assessment should be done before a perso
The Top 5 Things That Will Ruin Your Eye Sight and How to Avoid Them

The Top 5 Things That Will Ruin Your Eye Sight and How to Avoid Them

You've probably heard that you shouldn't read in the dark or that too much TV is bad for your eyes. Are these true or part of some mother's tales? You may be surprised about what's really bad for your eyes. We discuss the top 5 reasons for bad eye sight.
1-2 Week Disposable Contact Lenses - What You Should Know

1-2 Week Disposable Contact Lenses - What You Should Know

If you have special visual needs or are unwilling to go for daily disposables, contact lenses that can be replaced every two weeks are a good choice. These lenses are available from a host of contact lens manufacturers and are designed to suit varied needs of users.