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Eye Fact or Fiction? We Bust Eye Myths

Over the years, our patients have shared some pretty interesting ideas about what helps and hurts eyes. We’ve heard all kind of things ranging from funny, to insightful, to concerning. Because May is Healthy Vision month, we’re devoting an entire blog separating fact and fiction. For healthy vision, people should eat plenty of carrots. Yes […]


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Spring Allergies Hurting Your Eyes?

Spring is finally here, but with warmer weather, flowers, and budding trees, come those dreaded seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 50 million people in the United States have seasonal allergies, and its prevalence is increasing—affecting up to 30% of adults and up to 40% of children. In addition […]


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Could a Change in Diet Help Prevent Sight-Stealing Disease?

More than 11 million Americans are currently living with age-related macular degeneration, but by 2050 it is estimated that number will double. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss for adults over the age of 50, however, recent research has found that certain lifestyle changes may reduce your risk of contracting AMD, and could […]


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Tips to Keep Your Eyes Comfortable and Safe This Winter

Winter weather is here and for some of us that means more time indoors, cranking up the furnace, and maybe making a fire in the fireplace. For others, it’s the green light to get outside and play. No matter where this weather leads you, we have tips and tricks to keep your eyes safe and […]


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Choosing Wrong Toy Could Be Hazardous

Few things are more enjoyable than watching childrens’ faces light up when they open a new toy. And while we all love being the one responsible for giving that joy, none of us wants to be associated with the increased risk of eye injuries. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 250,000 children […]


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Darker Commute Highlights Potential Eye Disease

As Autumn creeps in, daylight fades. It’s something we really can’t do anything about.  For many of us, Sunday’s clock change and the darker evenings makes for a challenging drive home. One of the most frequent complaints we see this time of year is about difficulty during nighttime driving. This issue can affect any age […]


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Solar Eclipse Could Cause Damage to Vision

Next week, there will be a unique astronomical event sweeping across America: a rare, once in a lifetime opportunity to observe the Total Solar Eclipse. The last time this happened was on February 26, 1979, when another total eclipse was visible from the Pacific Northwest. If we count only the total eclipses visible from the […]


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Keeping Your Eyes Healthy as You Age

As we grow older, we try to retain our physical strength, our looks, and of course, our vision. But a growing trend suggests that Americans are not taking care of their vision as they reach an older age. One in six people age 65 and older have a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with […]


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10 Tips for Better Vision

You only have one pair of eyes, and it is up to you to protect and preserve them. Not all eye diseases are preventable, but things like scheduling regular check-ups, eating a healthy diet, and wearing sunglasses can help. Here are some small tips that offer a big impact we think you can benefit from. […]


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Summer Eye Dangers

Summer is upon us and that means lots of fun for you and your family, but plenty of danger for your eyes. Here are some of the best tips for keeping your eyes healthy during the summer months: Wear Sunglasses with Ultraviolet Protection  We slather our skin with sunscreen when outdoors, but what about our eyes? […]


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