November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

The month of November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetes has become so common in the United States that, according to the CDC’s statistical report on the disease, 9.3% of the population of the United States has the disease; this number translates to 29.1 million people. According to Prevent Blindness America, diabetes is the leading […]

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Vitamin C And Kids’ Eye Health

The first thoughts for most when vitamin C comes up in conversation are oranges and colds, but there are more benefits vitamin C offers for children’s eye health. Vitamin C, (ascorbic acid), is an antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables. This powerful micronutrient is used for skin care, reducing cholesterol levels, and yes, strengthening the […]

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Eyewear for Sports: Protection and Performance

Contents Eyewear for Sports: Protection and Performance Introduction Racquet Sports: Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Racquetball and Ping-Pong Basketball and Volleyball Baseball, Rugby, Soccer, Hockey and Football Swimming Surfing, Sailing, Water Skiing, Scuba Diving and Fishing Skiing and Snowboarding Cycling Hunting, Shooting, Archery and Golf Summing Up Important fitting considerations Introduction If you’re not wearing protective eyewear, […]

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What Can I Do to Improve My Night Vision

For many people, especially older people, the beauty of nighttime is getting obscured by a condition called nyctalopia, more commonly referred to as night blindness. Not only can these people not appreciate the beauty of night, they cannot easily do their regular day-to-day activities like reading, knitting, driving, or even walking at night. Cataracts, nearsightedness, […]

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