April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

According to the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, the reason for this is likely because women live longer than men and, therefore, are more susceptible to age-related eye disease. At 90 and older, there are five times as many women living as men. Recent studies have shown that more women than men suffer […]

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How to Handle Your Spring Allergies

Spring is beautiful, but it’s also a key time of year for seasonal allergies. As plants release pollen, millions of people with hay fever start to sniffle and sneeze. There’s no cure but you can take steps to curb springtime allergies, from medication to household habits. Causes The biggest spring allergy trigger is pollen. Trees, […]

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Your Eyes in the Digital Age

           Smart phones and tablets have become essential to your life. But your eyes weren’t designed for digital screens, or the constant refocusing from the screen that comes with frequent smart phone and tablet use. The result: your eyes get tired faster. That’s why 70% of U.S. adults suffer from Digital […]

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Contact Lenses: Information about Contacts and their Use

Contents Introduction and Overview Reasons for Considering Contact Lenses Many Types of Contact Lenses Available Things to Consider about Contact Lenses Contact Lens Terminology How do Contact Lenses Work? Summary Diagnosis Codes The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam Introduction and Overview If you are considering contact lenses for your vision correction, it is helpful […]

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Save Your Eyesight by Wearing Sunglasses

Sunglasses make more than a fashion statement — they also keep your eyes safe from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. That’s why choosing the right sunglasses is an essential part of keeping your eyes healthy. You know how important it is to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. But after you slather […]

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