Julie D.

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Eye Health at Every Age

age-related eye conditions

Healthy eyes are important at every age. It’s also important to be aware of age-related eye conditions that you could be at risk for, as vision conditions can develop throughout life. Below are terms that might help with better understanding some of these issues and provide you with information to discuss with your doctor during Read More »

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Did you know that Glaucoma is the number one cause of vision loss and blindness? There are more than 3 million people affected in the U.S. today, and that number is expected to nearly double by 2030. It is a scary disease that affects the nerves in the eye, and once the damage is done it Read More »

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Quick Eye-healthy Meals to Make With Spinach

Did you know that vitamins in spinach can help protect your vision? The reason for this is spinach contains something called lutein. Lutein is one of two major carotenoids found as color pigment in the human eye (macula and retina). Essentially lutein helps to filter light and protect the eye tissues from sunlight damage. Do Read More »

Vision-Related Problems and Learning Deficiencies in Children

Most parents would do anything to make sure their child has every resource available to help them learn, grow, and expand their knowledge; however, 1 in 4 school-aged children have vision-related problems. If these visual issues are left undetected and untreated, there are many learning deficiencies that may occur. In 2003, the U.S. Centers for Read More »