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The Eyes as an Important Aspect of Women’s Health

Men and women each face unique health matters as they age. Generally, we associate these needs with reproductive health and the individuality of hormonal changes that each gender experiences respectively. It is easy to stop here when trying to navigate a healthy aging process, but we encourage our patients, women especially, to mind their eye…

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Sunscreen from your Eye Doctor?

You may not expect for your eye doctor to have a great deal of knowledge or wherewithal to help you understand the value of sunscreen. At Central Florida Eye Institute, we do. In our neck of the woods, where the sun shines more often than not, it is easy to fall victim to the harmful…

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Optometrist or Ophthalmologist

When you need to get your eyes examined, you probably state that you will go to the “eye doctor.” Likewise, people who want to get LASIK done to reduce their need for contacts or eyeglasses also say they will see the eye doctor. What is interesting is that both the optometrist and the ophthalmologist could…

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Maintaining Eye Health

Maintaining Eye Health May Be Simpler Than You Think

Eye conditions are ever-more common, and many of them are associated with age. This should not be perceived to mean that your vision will naturally degrade as you grow older. While there are genetic factors in the development of eye conditions, research is indicating that our general health and lifestyle habits have a lot more…

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Athletic Much? Here’s what you Need to Know!

Eye injuries are not uncommon, especially among individuals who lead more active lifestyles. Nearly 40,000 injuries occur during recreational and sporting activities every year, affecting many children as well as adults. Dr. Croley is no stranger to eye injuries related to sports. Our dedicated team is committed to comprehensive care that alleviates concerns related to…

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Before Spring Training, Think of your Eyes

At the turn of the new year, millions of people made the resolution to get more physically fit and healthy. For many, this may involve getting into a sport. Doing so can make exercise a lot more fun. Depending on how well you want to do in your chosen sport, you know you need to…

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Not Sleeping? Here’s how that may Affect your Eyes.

We all know that we need sleep to replenish the body and mind. The term “recharge the batteries” may sound cliché, but it’s not so far off from what happens when we sleep. The way that many of us treat sleep, though, makes this vital activity seem more like a luxury; an optional task that…

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Eye Care an Important Aspect of Women’s Health and Wellness

There are very clear differences between men and women, and in the health and wellness needs of each. Research has indicated that the average women needs to be more mindful about heart health, especially in the years that surround menopause. Additionally, we know of every three people with eye disease, two of them are women….

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Pumpkin, the Fall Fruit that your Tummy and your Eyes Love

We begin to see pumpkins just about everywhere as the summer ends and Autumn begins. We see pumpkins on doorsteps, tiny pumpkins in wreaths or on coworker’s desks, and we see pumpkins on menus of every coffee shop and cafe we frequent. From pumpkin pie to pumpkin spice lattes, there is ample opportunity to indulge….

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