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 [...]

12 03, 2024

Tips to Manage Spring Eye Allergies

By |2024-03-12T20:23:03+00:00March 12th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Tips to Manage Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is a season that symbolizes new beginnings. After enduring the cold and harsh winter months, we can finally look forward to the blooming of flowers and spending more time outdoors. This year, the season will officially begin on Tuesday, March 19th, which marks the first day of Spring. It is the time of year when most allergy sufferers experience [...]

6 03, 2024

Highlighting Women’s Eye Health

By |2024-03-06T19:45:47+00:00March 6th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Highlighting Women’s Eye Health

  March is Women's History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the incredible contributions that women have made throughout history in various fields such as medicine, culture, and society. It's worth noting that women in eye care have made groundbreaking contributions that have paved the way for the next generation of female leaders in this field. Their remarkable achievements [...]

28 02, 2024

Safety Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness Month

By |2024-02-28T21:08:05+00:00February 28th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Safety Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness Month

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur daily on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, or laboratory work environments. Protecting your eyes while working is crucial to ensuring your safety. In [...]

21 02, 2024

Interesting Facts About Cataracts

By |2024-02-21T21:56:40+00:00February 21st, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on Interesting Facts About Cataracts

      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 noticeable. Over [...]

13 02, 2024

How Can Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Help to Improve Eye Health?

By |2024-02-13T21:23:40+00:00February 13th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on How Can Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Help to Improve Eye Health?

Our minds are so busy thinking and making decisions daily, but we must rest our bodies, minds, and eyes to be refreshed to succeed in daily activities. A full night's sleep is the remedy, but we can definitely feel it when we don't get enough sleep. An interesting relationship exists between the quality and quantity of sleep we get and [...]

6 02, 2024

What Can Your Eyes Tell Your About Your Heart Health?

By |2024-02-06T17:57:26+00:00February 6th, 2024|Eyes|Comments Off on What Can Your Eyes Tell Your About Your Heart Health?

  February is the month of love, but it is also Heart Health Month. I know you are thinking, "What does my heart health have to do with my eye health?" It is often said that the eyes are the windows of the soul; this statement highlights how your eyes can indicate numerous things about your overall health. This statement [...]

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