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Everything You Need to Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma

Everything You Need to Know About Open-Angle Glaucoma

As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. This is the most […]

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Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

We fuel our body with foods for our overall health but have you ever put in any thought about which foods have the best impact on our eye health? We are here to help! Check out which food groups will help keep you and your eyes healthy! Fish, Nuts & Seeds: The first suggestion we […]

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How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision

How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision

It is well known that smoking is the leading cause of serious health conditions that affect your lungs, heart, and much more. What most people don’t know is how smoking negatively impacts your eyes and puts you at an increased risk of developing cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and dry eye syndrome. Read more […]

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Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

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Growing up in today’s day and age it’s not if you will use technology throughout the day – it’s about how long your day will be consumed behind a screen. Whether you’re sitting at work behind a computer for 8 hours or lounging on the couch scrolling through your newsfeed you could be experiencing the […]

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The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

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You go to any appointment and you hear an abundance of medical terminology that you might not understand – we’ve been there too. When you are at your eye appointment you might hear the terms nearsightedness and farsightedness. You might even be dealing with one of these conditions. But what do they both mean? First, […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

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Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world: Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40. Worldwide there are more cataract cases than macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy combined according to Prevent Blindness America (BPA). There are several symptoms of cataracts: […]

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What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

We’ve all been there before, you fall asleep on your couch watching TV or get home from a long day at work and wake up with your contacts still in. We know we shouldn’t sleep in our contacts but mistakes are inevitable. But why is it so bad for us to wear our contacts overnight? […]

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5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye

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When your eyes stop producing enough tears needed to nourish your eyes, you could start having to deal with a condition known as Dry Eye. Without enough tears to provide the necessary lubricant the eye needs you may experience some of these symptoms listed below as a result: Scratching sensation Dry, itchy, or burning Trouble […]

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3 Helpful Tips That Can Help Improve Your Vision at Night

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Do you find yourself struggling with your vision at night? You aren’t alone! Worldwide people are experiencing this same vision impairment at night time. This condition is known as “night blindness.” This term refers to people who are experiencing trouble driving at night or who are having trouble seeing in poorly lit environments. There are […]

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Sunglasses: Is Your Vision Being Protected?

Sunglasses: Is Your Vision Being Protected?

Everyone knows sunglasses are cool, but what you may not know is that they can protect your vision. You might be saying “I thought sunglasses were just an accessory?” Well, they are an accessory! but they are also a utility. Sunglasses have been a fashion accessory for a very long time, but they can also […]

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