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22 05, 2024

Prevention Tips for Eye Emergencies When Traveling

By |2024-05-21T15:23:17+00:00May 22nd, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Prevention Tips for Eye Emergencies When Traveling

According to AAA, 43.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is a 4% increase over 2023, just shy of the record set in 2005. If you and your family plan to travel this Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to give you a few tips to prepare in case of an eye [...]

14 05, 2024

Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

By |2024-05-14T21:04:20+00:00May 14th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Fireworks Eye Safety Tips

As Memorial Day, the official pre-summer kickoff holiday, approaches, it's crucial to remember that fireworks can pose severe risks, potentially harming not just you but also your loved ones. Did you know that 65% of all fireworks injuries involve bystanders, and 19% of those injuries affect the eyes? These statistics underscore the need for caution and proper safety measures when [...]

7 05, 2024

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

By |2024-05-07T18:13:11+00:00May 7th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month, and as the weather gets warmer, many of us are anticipating fun in the sun to enjoy the outdoors. Before enjoying this season's warm weather, are you ready to shield yourself from harmful UV rays? Spending extended hours under the mid-day sun or in UV-rich surroundings, be it at the beach, lake, or mountains, or [...]

1 05, 2024

May is Healthy Vision Month

By |2024-05-01T17:57:53+00:00May 1st, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on May is Healthy Vision Month

Spring is here with lots of sunshine and warmer weather, leading to many people exercising and having fun outdoors. There is something about the warm weather that encourages us to live a healthier and more physically fit lifestyle, including eating seasonal fruits and vegetables, taking long walks in the park, and even having a set weight goal. These are all [...]

23 04, 2024

Recognizing the Symptoms of Cataracts

By |2024-04-23T20:12:41+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Recognizing the Symptoms of Cataracts

The eyes are often referred to as the windows to one's soul. They are also the primary tools we use to navigate the world around us, from driving to reading to seeing the faces of those we love. However, as we age, the proteins in our lenses can start to clump together, leading to symptoms such as blurry vision, haziness, [...]

17 04, 2024

Our Eyes Change As We Age

By |2024-04-17T15:18:35+00:00April 17th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Eyes Change As We Age

As we age, we undergo a few changes as adults, from our hair turning gray to changes in our eyesight. One of our priorities is ensuring our patients are empowered with information to know what to expect to minimize eye health risks. What Are Common Age-Related Vision Changes? Increased sensitivity to glare – This can be an issue when driving. Difficulty [...]

10 04, 2024

How Do I Know If I Am Having an Ocular Migraine?

By |2024-04-10T20:50:58+00:00April 10th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on How Do I Know If I Am Having an Ocular Migraine?

Classic migraines are typically associated with a painful headache affecting about 10% of the US population. However, ocular migraines can cause visual distortion without always being related to head pain. What is an Ocular Migraine? The American Migraine Foundation defines Ocular Migraine as a condition that encompasses a variety of migraine subtypes. These subtypes are characterized by various visual disturbances, [...]

3 04, 2024

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

By |2024-04-03T20:23:34+00:00April 3rd, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Every year, nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in emergency rooms in the United States. It is worth noting that ninety percent of these eye injuries could have been avoided if the victims had been wearing protective [...]

26 03, 2024

March is Save Your Vision Month

By |2024-03-26T19:58:43+00:00March 26th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on March is Save Your Vision Month

Every March, "Save Your Vision Month” raises awareness about the importance of good eye care. The American Optometric Association (AOA) is the driving force behind this annual wellness observance, primarily encouraging people to get regular eye exams and prioritize their eye health. There are five simple steps you can take to preserve your vision. Make a commitment to yourself and [...]

20 03, 2024

Information About Diabetic Eyecare

By |2024-03-20T20:49:26+00:00March 20th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Information About Diabetic Eyecare

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy can cause vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes. If you have Diabetes, it is essential that you schedule a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year. While diabetic retinopathy may not initially exhibit any symptoms, early detection can help you take necessary steps to protect your vision. What [...]

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