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National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month is Here

All around the country, August has become the new September – at least for families with school-aged children. As back-to-school preparations get into full swing, there is no better time to honor Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. If the summer has passed by in a blur, now may be a great time to contact… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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Why Retinal Health is Important to General Wellness

The eyes contain several structures, each of which fulfills an essential function in the creation of sight. The retina is integral to visual clarity because it is in this part of the eye where light rays are transformed to imagery through neurotransmission to the brain. Damage of any kind to the retina, either through injury… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2018
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Treat Your Eyes Well During Healthy Vision Month and Beyond

Healthy Vision Month is a time during which the National Eye Institute campaigns for awareness regarding the value of routine eye care for women. Really, we all have certain risks for decreased vision as well as eye disease. What we do now could make a big difference in how our eyes age and how well… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 15 2018
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It’s Eye Injury Prevention Month! Do you Know your Risks?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently conducted a survey in which respondents were asked where they might expect a serious eye injury to occur. Less than half of respondents’ answers included anyplace related to home, including the garage or yard. Another alarming statistic was discovered during this survey: less than 40% of those polled reported… Read More »


Why Women Need to be Mindful about Eye Health

In many ways, the differences between men’s health and women’s health are well-known. There are certain health conditions that only affect one sex, and some that only affect the other. When it comes to eye health, there is a common misperception of equality. In truth, statistics indicate that women experience significantly higher risks for multiple… Read More »


When Moisture is Too Much

The eyes require a certain degree of moisture to stay comfortable and optimally healthy. There is another end of the spectrum though, too much moisture. We need to discuss a condition referred to as mucus fishing, which is slightly more than a simple moisture problem. Mucus fishing describes the need that one may have to… Read More »


Don’t Shy Away from Tears

Shedding tears is natural. As much as some people shy away from the act of crying, there are several benefits to tears, even those that are provoked by overwhelming joy or sadness. We’re going to take a quick peek at the different types of tears and why we can appreciate them all. What Makes a… Read More »


Eye Care Includes Summertime Safeguarding

There are many ways in which we can take better care of our eyes and our eyesight. When you hear the term “eye protection,” what may initially come to mind is the value of a good pair of sunglasses. It’s true that sunglasses and their UV filtering offer significant benefits. But there is more. There… Read More »


Does Blue Light Equal Bad Eyes?

Light is an interesting thing. We see white light not because it is directly white, but because a spectrum of hues comes together on the retina. These hues of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet are energetic, each having its unique measurement. Outside of fascinating trivia, there is practical value in knowing a… Read More »


Are you Seeing the Right Eye Doctor?

Your vision is something that you want to protect as much as you possibly can. When “all is well” on the home front of your eyes, you may not even think about seeing an eye doctor. Typically, we only call a doctor when a suspicious symptom has us worried. Regarding your general health, and also… Read More »


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