Category: Eye Health

Will My Kids Be Color Blind?

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When you think of how a person who is color blind sees the world, what do you imagine? You probably envision their world in black and white or shades of gray. This is actually a common misconception. Color blindness often means someone cannot distinguish between certain colors, such as blue and yellow, or red and Read More »

Workplace eye safety

On the Job Eye Safety

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More than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work every day but with the right eye protection, most of these injuries could have been prevented or the severity lessened. Whether you work in a manufacturing plant, an office or as a mom taking care of little ones, it’s important to protect your eyes. Are you Read More »

The Impact of UV Exposure on Your Eyes

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As we approach the longest day of the year and official start to summer on June 21, now is the perfect time to check how much Ultraviolet (UV) protection is in your eyeglasses. UV light is all around us. Even on cloudy days. Most of us know that prolonged exposure to UV rays are bad Read More »

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Do I Really Need High-End Sunglasses?

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Sunglasses are an important accessory for the summer. Not only do they keep the blinding sun out of your eyes, sunglasses also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and can be a fun way to let your personality shine through. There is no shortage when it comes to finding places to buy your favorite Read More »

Four Health Conditions That Can Lead to Vision Loss

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We all know how important it is to eat right, exercise regularly and get enough sleep. But, it’s also important to see your doctor for an annual checkup. Routine medical visits can help doctors diagnose and treat serious medical conditions. Some serious medical conditions can lead to vision loss, and if they’re detected early enough, Read More »

How Come My Vision Changed After I Had a Baby?

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It’s no secret, your body goes through some major changes during pregnancy. A lesser known fact is some expecting women experience vision changes pre-and post-partum. How come my vision changed after I had a baby? Approximately 20 percent of women experience this, according to Arian Fartash, OD. “The reason is because a lot of hormone Read More »

Four Ways You Can Take Care of Your Aging Eyes

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Your vision is one of the first senses you may notice changing as you get older, but there are a few things you can do to keep your aging eyes in tip-top shape. Keep up a Good Diet According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, diets that include kale, salmon, oranges and black-eyed peas will Read More »

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Top 3 Ways to Soothe Seasonal Allergies

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As winter shifts to spring, and flowers, grasses and trees begin to bloom, spring can take a toll on your eyes if you suffer from seasonal allergies. The spring season has a marked increase in pollen and allergens in the air, resulting in symptoms for allergy sufferers. What are allergies? According to the Asthma and Read More »

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Can Eyelash Extensions Harm My Eyes?

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They’re fun, flirty, and most importantly, cut down a lot of time putting mascara on in the morning. So, it’s no surprise eyelash extensions have become increasingly popular in recent years. While many rave about the results of long luscious lashes, there have also been a number of horror stories too. If you’re thinking about Read More »

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Vision Care and Concussions

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A Mother’s Concerns As parents, keeping our children healthy and safe is at the top of the list. We do all we can to ensure that each day, they are maintaining habits that set the table for long-term health. From brushing their teeth to eating vegetables—everything matters. When illness arrives, we use the information available Read More »

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