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Monthly Archives: December 2020

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

JANUARY IS NATIONAL GLAUCOMA AWARENESS MONTH National Glaucoma Awareness Month is an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Although the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, glaucoma… Read More

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma, and 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 sight without warning. Although the most… Read More

Celebrate the New Year Safely

We are all looking forward to a fresh new start and ready to ring in the New Year with cheer! Every year it is that special time to celebrate with champagne but popping a bottle of bubbly comes with some risk. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a champagne cork can fly up to… Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for an Eye-Healthy 2021

We can all agree that 2020 was a true roller coaster ride and as we wave goodbye to the year 2020, let’s welcome positive vibes for a healthy 2021.The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness, and success. It’s important to include eye health and safety in… Read More

A Gift Guide For Toys To Avoid This Holiday Season

Some of the most popular toys this year may not be the best gift for your child. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about a quarter of a million children are seen in hospital emergency departments in the U.S. each year due to toy-related injuries.  Nearly half of those injuries were to the head and… Read More

Holiday Shopping and Celebrating with an Eye on Safety

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, with most shopping activity online this year. We want to empower our patients with information that includes a few safety guidelines when choosing the perfect gifts for the little ones in your life. Several recent studies have shown that some popular toy types are commonly associated with… Read More

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? This year your holiday shopping may look a little different as you make your list and checking it twice. If you are struggling to find the perfect gift for your special loved one, look no further. Finding the perfect gift can be a frustrating task. A cookbook, a… Read More

Give Yourself A Gift That Will Last A Lifetime

It is that magical time of the year, a season of giving and being merry! What a year we have had so far, where you might have placed your needs at the bottom of your to-do list. At Central Florida Eye Specialists, we want to remind you to give yourself a gift that you will… Read More

Smoking Can Lead to Eye Diseases & Vision Loss

A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that, while progress is being made, smoking and tobacco use remains a concern for the health of millions of Americans. Smoking causes itchy, watery eyes, which can be a nuisance, but more importantly, smoking escalates the risk for vision-threatening eye diseases such as… Read More

Smoking and Your Eyesight

It is the countdown to the end of the year and almost time to wave goodbye to the year 2020. Many people are beginning to think about their goals for 2021, and for some people to quit smoking is probably their top goal.  The most common health effects that come to mind when we think… Read More

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