You know all those warnings to use protective gear when looking at an eclipse? A new study in JAMA Ophthalmology shows exactly what happens when you don't.
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They say that your eyes are a window of the soul -- so it's best not to frame them with the unsightly dark rings of a corpse. If you feel perennially exhausted and bleary-eyed, these tried-and-tested maintenance tips will help to keep your peepers looking fresh (even when you feel like death warmed up.)
Two weeks ago I paid to have lasers fired into my eyes. The next day I woke up like Peter Parker, post-spider bite. I couldn't climb walls, but I could see so well I felt like a superhero. For the first time since I was a kid I could open my eyes and just see. My laser eye surgery story isn't quite comic book-worthy, but here's everything that happened, in case you want those powers too.
You're not supposed to sleep in your contacts, but we know most of you have done it anyway (hopefully not on purpose). If you wake up with your contacts still in, don't rush to take them out.