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4 Habits Hurting Your Eyes

Your daily habits affect your health. You already know exercising each morning lowers your blood pressure, builds muscle, and reduces fat. You probably already know that the daily habit of smoking cigarettes contributes to poor lung health. Eating a healthy, lean breakfast boosts your metabolism. But have you ever thought about any habits you have that may be affecting your [...]

4 Habits Hurting Your Eyes2021-06-15T20:50:25+00:00
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What Is Pinkeye Syndrome?

Have you experienced redness or itchiness of the eyes? Does it cause you to tear involuntarily? Commonly referred as pinkeye syndrome, conjunctivitis is inflammation of the covering of the eyeball, particularly the area inside your eyelid. The most common cause of pinkeye syndrome is bacterial infection. Chemical irritation and allergic reaction can also trigger this condition. Do you have pinkeye [...]

What Is Pinkeye Syndrome?2021-05-25T22:05:11+00:00
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Have you heard? Cataract surgery leads to better driving!

Cataract surgery can be life-changing, allowing patients with poor vision to finally see bright colors, regain their night vision, and even reduce their dependence on glasses. But can these improvements be measured? In Australia, a group of researchers sought to quantify how much cataract surgery can improve a person’s ability to drive a car. In the study, they tested the [...]

Have you heard? Cataract surgery leads to better driving!2021-05-25T22:10:09+00:00
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Why Does My Vision Blur?

Getting blurred vision is one of the first signs of eyestrain. It’s one way of telling us that something’s wrong with our eyes. Perhaps we just rubbed our eyes too hard, have stayed too close to the TV or just stared at the computer monitor for too long. But the good thing is that our vision will get back to [...]

Why Does My Vision Blur?2021-05-25T22:11:10+00:00
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What Are the Common Causes of Poor Eyesight?

Not all of us are born with poor eyesight. In fact, most of us are very fortunate to have good vision. However, we tend to neglect our eyes, which can cause impaired vision. We just take these things for granted. But when vision becomes blurry and fuzzy, we question why. We forget that it was our by own doing that [...]

What Are the Common Causes of Poor Eyesight?2021-05-25T22:11:59+00:00
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National Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) Month

Macular degeneration - also known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD - is the leading cause of vision loss among older Americans. This February, Eye Care Professionals is promoting awareness of this condition by providing readers with information about symptoms, risk factors, and treatment plans. If you've been recently diagnosed with macular degeneration, are worried you might have macular degeneration, [...]

National Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) Month2021-05-25T22:12:47+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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Diabetic Eye Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Awareness Month! This month, Eye Care Professionals encourages individuals to watch for the signs and symptoms associated with diabetes and diabetic eye disease. What are some common diabetes symptoms? Diabetes is a surprisingly common disorder, affecting 9.4 percent of the US population. As people get older, their likelihood of developing the disorder increases. [...]

Diabetic Eye Awareness Month2021-05-25T22:21:53+00:00
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What Should I Know About Snow Blindness?

What should you know about snow blindness? Are you going skiing this winter? Snowboarding? Or do you plan to miss the cold weather entirely and spend the winter months on a beach somewhere, sipping a cold beverage and gazing out into the ocean? Regardless of your decision, Eye Care Professionals would like to take this opportunity to discuss what you [...]

What Should I Know About Snow Blindness?2021-05-25T22:24:10+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

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma, also known as the “silent thief of sight,” is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.  In honor of National Glaucoma Awareness Month, Eye Care Professionals encourages our patients to learn about the symptoms of glaucoma and preventative measures that can be taken. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of diseases that cause damage to the optic [...]

National Glaucoma Awareness Month2021-05-25T22:31:51+00:00
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