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Promoting Eye Health as You Age

We know that a lot can change as we get older. We may not even be surprised when the time comes to start wearing reading glasses. However, because eyesight is an aspect of health and wellness, it is important to know how it may change and what to watch out for to reduce the risk…

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COVID-19 and Your Eyes

This year has delivered more than its fair share of surprises. The most prominent, the one that 2020 may be most well-known for future generations, is the emergence of the novel coronavirus. For several months now, healthcare experts have been working hard to understand the risks, viable treatments, and prevention strategies to mitigate the effects…

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Eye Health Statistics Women Need to Know

There are several facets to optimal women’s health, all of which are important. Women learn early to pay attention to their menstrual cycle, to care for their skin, to manage their weight, and to take care of their teeth. What many women are not taught is that they also need to be mindful of risks…

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The Hidden Dangers of High Blood Pressure

Millions of Americans have high blood pressure. The condition is painless and quite sneaky, really, because you can have elevated blood pressure and not know it. According to studies, high blood pressure is grossly underdiagnosed simply because people do not tend to see their doctor unless they experience symptoms of illness. Because high blood pressure…

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Nearsightedness a Growing Problem in Children

There is a widespread acceptance that, when we grow older, we are likely going to need glasses or contact lenses. Much of the time, the eye conditions that we discuss more frequently are the ones that occur later in life. But what about the younger population? Children should naturally enjoy good vision, right? One would…

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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 an optometrist and an ophthalmologist could…

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4 Signs you need to see the Eye Doctor

The best way to stay on top of your eye health is to schedule yearly eye exams. These visits do much more than assessing whether or not you are maintaining 20/20 vision. Eye exams also look at the internal structures of the eye and observe measurements like eye pressure, both of which could indicate hidden…

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