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Category: Eye Health

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… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

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… Read More


Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Dry eye disease is a common condition occurring when your tears cannot provide lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be scarce to produce for many reasons, which can cause your eyes to feel uncomfortable. The tear instability leads to inflammation, which may damage the eye’s surface. You may experience dry eyes in certain situations, such… Read More


November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

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Diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness, often with no early warning signs. However, early detection, timely treatment, and appropriate follow-up care are the only ways to help prevent vision loss. We want to share, empower, encourage, and help spread the word about diabetic eye disease. According to the National Eye Institute, by… Read More


How to Be Eye Safe This Halloween

How to be Eye Safe this Halloween

Are you ready for a fun Halloween celebration this year? As Halloween approaches, we urge costume shoppers to avoid non-prescription lenses after a study finds chlorine, metal, and other harmful chemicals during product testing. Wearing costume contact lenses on Halloween can be a real scream. However, the scare from non-prescription contact lenses can be all… Read More


Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

tips to keep your eyes healthy this fall

The great memories of Summer are coming to an end as the first day of Fall makes its debut this week on the 23rd. There is something about Fall that makes people fall in love with this beautiful season. Maybe having a pumpkin spice latte, seeing the tree’s foliage change, or a trip to the… Read More


September is Healthy Aging Month

September Is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, which is the perfect time to share information about your eye health. As we age, we become wiser, and 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… Read More


Physical Exercise Is Good For Your Eyes

Protect 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


Your Eyes As You Age: What To Know

Your Eyes As You Age: What To Know

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


Feast Your Eyes On Healthy Foods

Feast Your Eyes On Healthy Food

Did you know that healthy eating habits may delay age-related macular degeneration? According to the National Institutes of Health, it takes an average of 66 days for a new behavior to become automatic. Healthy eating is not just good for your eye health, but your overall health, and developing a healthy eating habit is always… Read More


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