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Tips on How to Preserve your Vision

Today’s technological advancements such as laptops, smartphones and iPads have led to a modern trend of eye fatigue and other vision-related problems. More than ever, people are experiencing diminished eyesight. Blame it on the long periods of staring at the glaring images on our TVs, computers and cell phones. But all hope is not yet lost. Although blurry vision is [...]

Tips on How to Preserve your Vision2021-05-25T22:06:17+00:00
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Eye Protection: Which sport causes the most eye injuries?

April is Sports Eye Safety Month. This month, Eye Care Professionals encourages all our patients to wear proper eye protection when participating in athletic activities. Potential eye injuries that can result from sports include corneal abrasions, orbital fractures, detached retina, and even cataracts. In some instances, people have even had their eyes dislodged from their sockets. But which sports are [...]

Eye Protection: Which sport causes the most eye injuries?2021-05-25T22:08:45+00:00
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Taking Good Care of Your Eyes

“The eyes are the windows to the soul” goes the cliché. Preserve your vision and take good care of your eyes with these simple tips from Eye Care Professionals. Your eyes need nutrients to perform at their best. Accordingly, you should eat right. Vitamins A, C and E are good for your peepers. Lutein, zeaxanthin and beta carotene are also [...]

Taking Good Care of Your Eyes2021-05-25T22:09:19+00:00
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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, an awareness month created by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, Eye Care Professionals is celebrating National Nutrition Month by highlighting some food – and recipes – that can keep your eyes healthy. 1. Kale Dark, leafy greens like kale and spinach are filled with antioxidants, which have been found to reduce [...]

March is National Nutrition Month2021-05-25T22:15:11+00:00
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Happy Healthy Vision Month!

Did you know that most vision problems are preventable? Every May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) celebrates Healthy Vision Month, an awareness campaign designed to encourage healthy, sight-saving habits. This year, NEI is focusing on young adults between the ages 25 to 35. While people in this age group typically have healthy vision, it’s important to promote good habits early [...]

Happy Healthy Vision Month!2021-05-25T22:16:03+00:00
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Your Eye Exams Could Save Your Life!

Most Americans only visit the eye doctor when they notice changes in their vision. Not a bad plan, right? Although it’s always important to see a doctor if you notice a difference in your health, you might want to visit your eye doctor even if you don’t think anything is wrong. This is because comprehensive eye exams can help doctors [...]

Your Eye Exams Could Save Your Life!2021-05-25T22:16:28+00:00
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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Vision

It’s a new year! Have you figured out your resolutions yet? Below, we’ve listed five New Year's resolutions you can follow for healthy vision. Which of these can you see yourself accomplishing in the new year? 1. Wear sunglasses for healthy vision Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion accessory – they’re also an important way to protect your eyes from the [...]

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Vision2021-05-25T22:18:07+00:00
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Five Eye-Healthy Thanksgiving Foods

If you’re looking to cook a healthy Thanksgiving meal, look no further. Below, Eye Care Professionals has outlined five eye-healthy foods – and over a dozen dishes – you can cook this Thanksgiving to benefit your vision. Cauliflower Cauliflower is packed with vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that tends to be abundant in fruits and vegetables. Numerous studies have found [...]

Five Eye-Healthy Thanksgiving Foods2021-05-25T22:19:49+00:00
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Do computer glasses really work?

Over the last couple of years, you may have noticed an uptick in people talking about computer glasses, or eyeglasses that are designed to filter out blue light from computer screens, smartphones, and tablets. Some people believe that blue light can lead to dry eyes, digital eye strain, and even permanent eye diseases down the road. But is blue light [...]

Do computer glasses really work?2021-05-25T22:21:12+00:00
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Debunking Myths About Your Vision

Vision Myths: When it comes to preserving your vision, there are myths and there are facts. In this article, we’ll distinguish which is which, starting off with carrots. Carrots and other "Rabbit Food" According to popular myth, eating this rabbit food will enhance your vision. Is that true? Well, it’s not entirely false. Rich in vitamin A, carrots are good [...]

Debunking Myths About Your Vision2021-05-25T23:45:27+00:00
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Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Pop quiz! Who is at a greater risk of developing eye disease: men or women? If you guessed “both”, then you’re not alone – but you’re also not correct. Despite common belief, women are significantly more likely to develop common eye diseases then men. According to a study conducted by the organization Prevent Blindness America, women make up the majority [...]

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month2021-05-25T22:23:26+00:00
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Keep Your Eyes Safe this Halloween!

Halloween is an exciting holiday for children and adults alike. Fun costumes, scary movies, deliciously spooky snacks… what’s not to love? This Halloween, Eye Care Professionals encourages our community to practice safe and healthy habits. Below, check out some of these eye safety tips for Halloween as recommended by the American Optometric Association! Bring a flashlight If you’re trick-or-treating at [...]

Keep Your Eyes Safe this Halloween!2021-05-25T22:25:22+00:00
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How to keep your eyes safe from UV rays

What’s the worst thing that could happen if you forget to wear your sunglasses? During the summer months, people tend to spend more time outdoors. If you leave your sunglasses at home, it might be tempting to shrug it off. You might need to squint a little, you figure. What’s the worst that could happen? As it turns out, exposure [...]

How to keep your eyes safe from UV rays2021-05-25T22:26:22+00:00

Head Hits Can Cause Vision Problems

Did you know getting hit on the head during a football game can increase the risk of developing vision problems? In a study, the researchers raised concerns regarding football head impacts no matter how mild they may be. Led by Keisuke Kawata, a PhD candidate at Temple University, the researchers postulated that even non-concussive hits to the cranium can trigger [...]

Head Hits Can Cause Vision Problems2021-05-25T22:27:10+00:00
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September is Healthy Aging Month

It’s never too late to take care of your vision! September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual health observance designed to encourage people to start healthy habits and increase their physical, social, financial, and mental wellbeing. “We saw a need to draw attention to the myths of aging, to shout out ‘Hey, it’s not too late to take control of [...]

September is Healthy Aging Month2021-05-25T22:28:22+00:00
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