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September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month

As we age, we become wiser, but our health becomes more important. There is much appreciation for the improvements in medicine; we live longer lives now. As such, it is even more critical than ever before to develop a healthy lifestyle as we get older. Like the other organs in our bodies, our eye health… Read More


Do Our Eyes Change As We Get Older?

Do our eyes change as we get older?

Beginning in the early to mid-40s, many adults may start to have issues seeing clearly, especially when reading and working on a digital device. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, adults develop this typical problem between 41 to 60. This average change in the eye’s focusing ability, called presbyopia, will continue to progress over… Read More


Protecting Your Eye Health With Exercise

Protecting Your Eye Health With Exercise

Did you know that physically active people appear to have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma? According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, people who engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity may be able to lower their risk of glaucoma significantly. Researchers reported a 73 percent decline in the risk of developing… Read More


Eye Anatomy 101

The human eye is one crucial aspect that we should not take for granted. The miracle of seeing the beautiful world around you is the greatest gift we have as individuals. The uniqueness of these mysterious organs is the reason that eyes make all magical experiences through sight. Did you know that the human eye… Read More


The Connection Between Glaucoma and Sleep Apnea

Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts while sleeping. OSA symptoms include loud snoring, gasping for air during sleep, feeling sleepy during the day, and waking with a headache. Leaving this condition untreated may lead to serious health problems like stroke,… Read More


The Different Degrees of Color Blindness

Color blindness happens when you cannot see colors correctly, also known as color deficiency. Color blindness occurs when someone is unable to distinguish between specific colors. Color Blindness usually happens between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, two types of cells detect light in the retina. The Rods… Read More


Swimming and Your Eye Health

Having fun at the pool or exercising water aerobics this summer can be a great way to cool off from the heat. Chlorine and Saline do a great job keeping the water clean, but it can also be hard on your eyes.  Pools Are Tough On The Tear Film  Chemicals in pool water wash away… Read More


July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

In 2005, the Sjögren’s Foundation asked Congress to officially declare July “Dry Eye Awareness Month” to help increase dry eye awareness while also educating people about the symptoms and treatment options for dry eye. Also, Prevent Blindness declared July as Dry Eye Awareness Month.  We want to join the foundations to bring awareness about dry… Read More


July Is UV Safety Awareness Month

Summer has finally arrived, and the sun is brightly shining with warm temperatures. It is a perfect time to bring awareness and get sun-smart about UV Safety Awareness Month.  Here are some Sun Smart UV Safety Tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to prepare and protect your eyes:  47% of sunglasses wearers do not… Read More


Why are eyebrows and eyelashes important?

Isn’t it interesting that a study completed by MIT stated that it would be hard to recognize you if you did not have your eyebrows!   Our eyebrows and eyelashes frame our faces, but they don’t just exist for our beauty. They also serve as a protection and helping us express emotion. Our eyebrows and eyelashes… Read More


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