Our Eyes Change As We Age

Eye Health

As we age, we undergo a few changes as adults, from our hair turning gray to changes in our eyesight. One of our priorities is ensuring our patients are empowered with information to know what to expect to minimize eye health risks. What Are Common Age-Related Vision Changes? What Are Some Major Age-Related Eye Diseases?…

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April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Eye Health

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Every year, nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in emergency rooms in the United States. It is worth noting that ninety percent of these eye injuries could have been avoided if the…

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April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Information About Diabetic Eyecare

Eye Health

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy can cause vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes. If you have Diabetes, it is essential that you schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. While diabetic retinopathy may not initially exhibit any symptoms, early detection can help you take necessary steps…

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Tips to Manage Spring Eye Allergies

Eye Health

Spring is a season that symbolizes new beginnings. After enduring the cold and harsh winter months, we can finally look forward to the blooming of flowers and spending more time outdoors. This year, the season will officially begin on Tuesday, March 19th, which marks the first day of Spring. It is the time of year…

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Highlighting Women’s Eye Health

Eye Health

March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the incredible contributions that women have made throughout history in various fields such as medicine, culture, and society. It’s worth noting that women in eye care have made groundbreaking contributions that have paved the way for the next generation of female leaders in this…

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Safety Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Eye Health

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur daily on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, or laboratory work environments. Protecting your eyes while working is crucial…

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March: workplace eye wellness month

What Can Your Eyes Tell You About Your Heart Health?

Eye Health

February is the month of love, but it is also Heart Health Month. I know you are thinking, “What does my heart health have to do with my eye health?” It is often said that the eyes are the windows of the soul; this statement highlights how your eyes can indicate numerous things about your…

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Reduce Your Stress and Relax Your Eyes

Eye Health

Stress plays a part in our lives, but how we react and cope with stress when it arises matters. We often feel physically and mentally stressed in our demanding lifestyles. However, did you know stress can damage your eyes? When you are overly stressed or anxious, there is an overproduction of adrenaline in your body,…

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Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

Eye Health

It is no secret that our eyes change as we age. Favorably, there is a lot you can do to preserve your eye health. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Early detection and prevention are crucial with many of these conditions,…

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