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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

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UV Protection 101

As the weather warms up, it's crucial to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays by wearing sunglasses. Many people don't realize the year-round risks of UV exposure, which can lead to eye health issues such as skin cancer on the eyelids and macular degeneration. Choosing sunglasses with 100% UV protection and the right lens tints can make a significant difference. Embrace healthy habits and wear sunglasses daily to safeguard your eye health.

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Keep Your Future Bright

Cataracts, which cloud the eye's natural lens, can severely impact vision and quality of life, potentially leading to blindness if untreated. June, Cataract Awareness Month, is a timely opportunity to educate about cataract causes, including age, injury, and radiation. Prevention tips include UV protection, a balanced diet, and regular eye exams.

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Stroke Awareness Month

Spotting stroke warning signs using the F.A.S.T. acronym, emphasizing the importance of quick action. Discover additional visual symptoms and lifestyle factors contributing to stroke risk. Prioritize your health during Stroke Awareness Month.

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Hormones and Eye Health

As individuals age, hormone-related vision changes become more prevalent. Discover how hormone imbalances affect vision, from pregnancy to menopause. Stay informed and seek expert advice for optimal eye health.

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Love Your Eyes, Protect Your Eyes!

Protect your eyes at work! 2,000+ daily injuries can be avoided with proper eye care. From manual labor to desk jobs or parenting, wear safety gear. Discuss solutions for blue light and UV exposure with us. Call for personalized advice on eye protection.

Healthy Eyes Start with a Healthy Heart

Discover the surprising connection between heart and eye health. Learn how proper heart function ensures oxygen reaches your eyes, crucial for maintaining vision. Regular check-ups with your primary care doctor and eye specialist are essential for overall wellness.

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Glaucoma Awareness Month and the Importance of Annual Eye Exams

Discover the importance of Glaucoma Awareness Month and why annual eye exams are crucial for early detection and management of glaucoma.

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Can Glaucoma be Prevented?

Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve, typically caused by an increase in fluid that increases pressure on the eye. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 3 million people affected by the disease in the U.S. today, and that number is expected to reach 4.2 million by 2030.

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Emergency Eye Care vs Routine – What’s the Difference?

In many cases, your eye doctor can provide the help you need. This is especially important right now to reduce impacts on busy ERs due to winter colds and flu and minimizing your exposure to a variety of diseases in waiting rooms.

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Diabetes and Your Eye Health

37 million people in the U.S. having diabetes, the chances are good that someone you know, or maybe even you, has this disease. Diabetes can have a significant impact on your overall health and your eye health. Left unmanaged and untreated, diabetes can lead to many health complications and increase your risk of developing other health issues.

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*Please note that the content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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