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What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

Just because someone is colorblind, it doesn’t mean they see the world like a black-and-white movie. That type of color blindness does exist and is called monochromacy, but it is by far the rarest form of color blindness. There are different...Read More »

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration?

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration?

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss for people over the age of 50. In AMD patients, vision loss occurs as the macula deteriorates over time. The macula is the part of the retina responsible for sharp,...Read More »

Blue Light and Our Eyes

Blue Light and Our Eyes

What is your routine as you get ready for bed? Most of our nightly routines include items like brushing teeth, taking out contact lenses, and washing our faces, but how many of us also make sure to check our smartphones for any last updates before...Read More »

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Protecting our eyesight is one of the most basic things we can do to maintain a good quality of life. One in six adults deals with a sight-threatening eye problem, and many more than that will experience increasing vision loss with age. Leading...Read More »

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Did you know that roughly a quarter of a million children are seen in hospital emergency rooms each year due to toy-related injuries? About half of these injuries are to the head and face, and many affect the eyes. While they may be fun to buy for...Read More »

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Our eyes are amazing, complex organs, but there are a lot of ways for things to go wrong. One that we want to educate our patients on today is retinal detachment. This is a serious, sight-threatening condition that affects 1 in every 300 people at...Read More »

Eye Exams Help Identify Chronic Health Conditions

Eye Exams Help Identify Chronic Health Conditions

Our eyes are often the truest indicators of health A quick glance at someone’s eyes can reveal their mood, stress level, and whether or not they got enough sleep last night! But this goes much, much deeper. When your...Read More »

Kids and Comprehensive Eye Exams

Kids and Comprehensive Eye Exams

Most of us remember going to the school nurse as a child, covering one eye at a time, and reading off lines from the big E chart to find out if we needed glasses. Unfortunately, as efficient as they may seem, these simple vision screenings don&rsquo...Read More »

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

Have you been keeping an eye out for the best vitamins for maintaining healthy vision? The two most important ones for promoting eye health and preventing vision loss are vitamin A and beta-carotene. What are these vitamins and what makes them so...Read More »

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

The last few decades have seen an astonishing increase in the prevalence of children’s myopia. Why is it happening and what can you do about it? Myopia, also called nearsightedness, affects an estimated 30 percent of the population. In the...Read More »

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