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Safety Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March: workplace eye wellness month

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur daily on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, or laboratory work environments. Protecting your eyes while working is crucial […]

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Interesting Facts About Cataracts

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As we grow older, some eye diseases like cataracts become more common. Cataract is a condition where the eye’s clear lens becomes cloudy, leading to a decline in vision. Over 50% of Americans aged 80 or above have either undergone surgery to remove cataracts or are currently diagnosed with it. Initially, cataracts may not be […]

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How Can Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Help to Improve Eye Health?

How Can Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Help to Improve Eye Health?

Our minds are so busy thinking and making decisions daily, but we must rest our bodies, minds, and eyes to be refreshed to succeed in daily activities. A full night’s sleep is the remedy, but we can definitely feel it when we don’t get enough sleep. An interesting relationship exists between the quality and quantity […]

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What Can Your Eyes Tell You About Your Heart Health?

February is the month of love, but it is also Heart Health Month. I know you are thinking, “What does my heart health have to do with my eye health?” It is often said that the eyes are the windows of the soul; this statement highlights how your eyes can indicate numerous things about your […]

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February is AMD Awareness Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when a part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD, you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far. However, your peripheral (side) […]

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Reduce Your Stress and Relax Your Eyes

Stress plays a part in our lives, but how we react and cope with stress when it arises matters. We often feel physically and mentally stressed in our demanding lifestyles. However, did you know stress can damage your eyes? When you are overly stressed or anxious, there is an overproduction of adrenaline in your body, […]

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Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

It is no secret that our eyes change as we age. Favorably, there is a lot you can do to preserve your eye health. A few of the most common age-related vision problems are glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic eye disease, retinal detachment, and macular degeneration. Early detection and prevention are crucial with many of these conditions, […]

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Tips to Help Dry Eye

The winter season is now in full swing! The chilling effects of the colder months, your environment, and your wardrobe are not the only parts of your life that need winter preparation; our bodies and health are often affected just as much by the winter changes. Dry, cool air, cold winds, and even drier indoor […]

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal eyesight without any warning. The most common forms […]

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Give the Gift You Will Cherish for a Lifetime

It is that magical time of the year, a season of giving and being merry! Our practice would like to remind you to give yourself a gift you will cherish for a lifetime — the gift of healthy vision. As we age, we should watch for signs of age-related vision loss because early diagnosis prevents […]

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