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Vision Care

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    Reducing Eye Strain from Devices

    In today’s day and age, more and more of our day is becoming available on a digital screen. On average, Americans spend nearly 8-9 hours behind a screen of many sorts — reading emails, texting friends and family, daily tasks at work, video meetings, scrolling through social media on your break, streaming your favorite show […]

    Continue Reading August 1, 2022

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    Protecting Your Eyes from UV Rays

    You’re standing outside. You breathe in the fresh air and feel the sunlight hitting your skin. Before stepping outside, you may have applied sunscreen or dressed in protective clothing to combat the ultraviolet (UV) rays. But what about your eyes? UV rays, UV light, UV wavelength, and UV index are all words we may have […]

    Continue Reading May 20, 2022

  • Treating Presbyopia

    Getting older means changes to our bodies and health, including our vision. As we age, it becomes increasingly difficult to focus on nearby objects. This condition is called presbyopia, and it impacts over 1.7 billion people worldwide. The most common frustration with presbyopia is difficulty reading small print. Many seniors rely on the use of […]

    Continue Reading February 17, 2022

  • Diabetes and Your Vision

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Individuals with diabetes have a higher risk of additional health problems, including vision and eye health issues. These conditions include diabetic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. Each one of these conditions affects the blood vessels in the back of the eyes, impacting an individual’s vision. Early treatment of diabetes, […]

    Continue Reading November 1, 2021

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    The Impact Screens Have on Our (and Our Children’s) Vision

    Although the exact statistics are mixed, there is a general consensus that an individual’s exposure to screens has dramatically increased over the last two years due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Some sources say the average US adult spends 4.2 hours per day on their smartphone. Other sources estimate that the average time spent is upwards […]

    Continue Reading September 29, 2021

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    Maintaining Eye Health as You Age

    September is Healthy Aging Month – a month dedicated to providing inspiration and practical ideas for adults 45 and older to improve their physical, mental, social, and financial well-being. As we age, our bodies and the ways we care for them do too. This includes our vision. After age 40, your risk for vision-related diseases […]

    Continue Reading August 27, 2021

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    Comprehensive Eye Exams 101

    Yearly comprehensive eye exams are an important part of preventive health care. Many eye and vision problems have no obvious signs or symptoms. Routine eye exams can help aid in early diagnosis of undetected diseases and other eye conditions, like diabetes retinopathy (diabetic damage caused by high blood sugar levels) which is the leading cause […]

    Continue Reading July 29, 2021

  • UV Safety Month

    Summer time means more time outside which means more exposure to harmful UV rays. Although we protect our skin with long sleeves and sunscreen, many forget about their eyes. July is UV Safety Month, so in this blog post, we will be discussing what UV rays are, how they impact eye health, and best practices […]

    Continue Reading June 30, 2021

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    Cataract Awareness Month

    Did you know that cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness? By age 65, you have a 50% chance of developing a cataract, and, by age 75, your risk increases to 70%. Because they are so common, it’s important to understand the symptoms, causes, and treatment options available. What are cataracts? In the eye, […]

    Continue Reading June 2, 2021

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading October 30, 2013