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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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Ocular Migraine

What is an Ocular Migraine?

Not all visual disturbances can be easily explained. We understand how stressful and frightening it can be to experience unexpected, and seemingly random, symptoms such as the appearance of “heat waves” across your vision. Whether these symptoms last only a few minutes in a one-time event, or they occur every so often, they bring you…

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Controlling the Factors Related to Eye Disease

Eye health is an important aspect of your overall well-being. Because most of us have relatively good eyesight and comfort during our youth, there is little reason to worry about the future. This may be true to some extent, but there is also good reason to assess the risks for certain common eye conditions. The…

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Nighttime Driving Tips for Older Drivers

The importance of safe driving cannot be overstated. When you have spent years driving through your city, state, or the nation, you tend to have a relative ease about your driving habits. However, this can create a risk of which you may not be aware. The U.S. National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging…

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Think Sunglasses are just a Fashion Statement?

Let’s face it, we live in a time during which how we present ourselves really does matter. It matter a lot. But you know what matters more? Health and wellness. The good news is that, when it comes to wearing sunglasses, you don’t have to choose one over the other. You can look good and…

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