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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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Should you worry if you see something floating through your eyes?

Some patients describe them as small dots. Some say they’re like cobweb patches. Other people say they’re definitely squiggles. But they’re all talking about the same phenomenon, and it can be alarming. What’s floating through your field of vision? They’re actually called floaters, and you can notice them when you shift your eyes quickly or…

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Eye Health and Diabetes

The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report revealed that in 2012 9.3 percent of the American population had diabetes. Despite its increasing prevalence, many people don’t understand diabetes and how it can lead to other potential health issues such as vision problems. Diabetes occurs when there is a persistent elevation in blood sugar (glucose) levels. This…

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