Category: Eye Health

Are Halloween Contact Lenses a Danger to My Eyes?

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Halloween contact lenses can be scary—for your eye health! Decorative contact lenses look cool, but can have serious eye risks if you’re not careful. Dr. Nichole Moos talks about the terrifying consequences of not buying from a reputable source and what you should pay attention to when purchasing decorative contact lenses in the latest Ask Read More »

Healthy Aging Month: A Focus on Eye Health

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September has a lot of meaning for me as it is the birth month that I share with my oldest son and coincidentally it also happens to be Healthy Aging Month. While my own ritual was always to complain about that extra digit now added to my age, over time and after having my son 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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What Kids Want to Ask an Eye Doctor

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School is back in session and in the midst of getting their books, backpacks, and annual eye exams before heading back to class, kids had several burning questions they wanted to ask about their eyes. So we let them! Stephanie Kirschbaum, OD, tackled some of those tough questions on #AskAnEyeDoc. “What kind of exercises can Read More »

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How One Doctor is Fighting Myopia in Her Own Home

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When it comes to eye health, Dr. Dawn Gammon knows exactly what to expect. She’s been a practicing optometrist for more than 21 years. So when her son Ryan was diagnosed with myopia at nine-and-a-half years old, she wasn’t the least bit surprised. “Both his dad and I were nearsighted beginning in elementary school,” Gammon Read More »

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Ask An Eye Doc: How to Safely View an Eclipse

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Anticipated to be the most viewed solar eclipse to date, a total solar eclipse will sweep its way across the U.S. on August 21st. The path of totality, areas that will experience a total eclipse where the moon completely covers the sun, will span across regions in 12 states. In those areas people will experience Read More »

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