Category Archives: Ohio Eye Care

Corneal Abrasion: Just a Scratch?

People who get a scratch on the eye don’t usually stop and think of the term “corneal abrasion” to describe what has happened. They just know that their eye hurts and they want to feel better. A corneal abrasion is a pretty common injury. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, a good number… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2021
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Drusen: Is This a Word You Need to Know?

Some people are what we could call “word of the day” kind of people. The Greeks would refer to them as logophiles. It’s safe to say there aren’t many word nerds out there and even those who are eternally curious may not know the term drusen. Word-lover or not, if you are interested in long-term… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2021
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Should I see a Doctor for Red Eyes?

Unless you’ve pulled an all-nighter to get a big project done or enjoy a late-night show, you’d probably be caught off-guard by noticeably red eyes. Does this condition mean something is wrong? Does it mean you should grab some redness-reducing eye drops? What causes the eyes to get red and what should be done to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2020
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Why Retinal Exams are Necessary

An eye exam may be more comprehensive than you imagine. Many people think that when they see the eye doctor, they will read letters on a board and have a small light shone in their eyes. These are basic screenings that are commonly performed but they are just the beginning. A more thorough examination is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2020
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Does COVID-19 Affect Eye Health?

We’ve spent the majority of 2020 hearing about the novel coronavirus; what may have caused it, how we might catch it, what the symptoms are, and, most importantly, what we might do to slow the spread of illness. The more time that has gone by, the more researchers have learned about this virus. We now… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2020
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Women Need to Know Their Risks for Eye Disease

Eye health is as important as skin health, oral health, and reproductive health. If disease develops and threatens the quality of eyesight, life could likely be turned upside down. While there is a certain amount of attention that tends to be given to vision, there often could be more. This is especially true for women.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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Eye Care Services Canton OH

Exercise Offers Protective Benefits to the Eyes

For decades, we’ve been told that we need to exercise. Often, we perceive the value of movement as it relates to weight loss and management. There is much more to the recommendations for physical activity than that. Engaging in exercise, a sport, or a physical hobby like dance offers numerous emotional and physiological benefits. In… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2019
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Tips for Managing Your Risk of Age-Related Eye Conditions

Once we reach a certain age, we tend to notice more frequent changes in visual acuity. We used to have no problem reading those road signs. Now we have to squint to make out the letters of signs, books, labels, and more. Studies indicate that the structures of the eye do naturally change with age.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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