Julie D.

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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 »

A Look at Eye Health by Age

Your eyesight and your perception of eye health change throughout your life. I want to take you on a journey across the paths of four individuals, all at different points in their lives, and let them explain to you the role vision care plays in their lives. In addition, I am going to provide you 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 »