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30 01, 2024

February is AMD Awareness Month

By |2024-01-30T21:07:27+00:00January 30th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on 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) vision will still be normal. [...]

23 01, 2024

Reduce Your Stress and Relax Your Eyes

By |2024-01-22T18:52:19+00:00January 23rd, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on 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, which causes pressure on [...]

17 01, 2024

Becoming Wiser About Your Eye Health

By |2024-01-16T21:09:40+00:00January 17th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on 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, and getting an eye [...]

9 01, 2024

Tips to Help Dry Eye

By |2024-01-09T21:58:45+00:00January 9th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on 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 heating can cause eye irritation, [...]

4 01, 2024

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

By |2024-01-04T19:25:29+00:00January 4th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on 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 of glaucoma mainly affect the [...]

21 12, 2023

New Year’s Goals for an Eye Healthy 2024

By |2023-12-21T18:09:43+00:00December 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on New Year’s Goals for an Eye Healthy 2024

As we wave goodbye to 2023, let’s leap into 2024 with positive vibrations for a healthy year ahead. 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 these resolutions. Listed below are a few ways to prioritize your eye health for 2024. [...]

12 12, 2023

Give the Gift You Will Cherish for a Lifetime

By |2023-12-12T21:20:40+00:00December 12th, 2023|Eyes|Comments Off on 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 many sight-threatening conditions from progressing. [...]

5 12, 2023

Shop This Holiday With an Eye on Safety

By |2023-12-04T20:04:18+00:00December 5th, 2023|Eyes|Comments Off on Shop This Holiday With an Eye on Safety

The holiday shopping season is in full swing. It’s the perfect time of year to make holiday memories with family and friends that will last for a lifetime. In support of Safe Toys Month, we want to empower our patients with information that includes a few safety guidelines for choosing the perfect gifts for the little ones in your life. [...]

29 11, 2023

Smoking and Your Eyes

By |2023-11-29T15:18:19+00:00November 29th, 2023|Eyes|Comments Off on Smoking and Your Eyes

It is a countdown to the end of the year, and it is almost time to wave goodbye to 2023. Many people are considering their goals for 2024; for some, quitting smoking is their top goal. The most common health effect that comes to mind when we think of smoking is lung cancer, but it doesn't stop there; your eye [...]

20 11, 2023

We Are Thankful for Our Patients

By |2023-11-20T18:00:02+00:00November 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Are Thankful for Our Patients

This Thanksgiving season, it is essential to acknowledge what we are grateful for in our lives and thank all our patients. It is a pleasure to care for your eye care needs every day. The doctors and staff at our office have the opportunity to touch so many people’s lives uniquely, and we see patients all the time who tell [...]

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