• Smoking can Affect Your Vision

Smoking and How it can Affect Your Vision

You would be hard pressed to find someone who didn't know that smoking cigarettes is harmful to your health. For many decades, we have been aware of the link between smoking and health conditions like lung cancer and heart disease. However, too few people realize the effect it has on other aspects of your health, including your eye health. Smoking [...]

Smoking and How it can Affect Your Vision2022-03-16T23:26:33+00:00
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How Eye Color can Affect Your Risk Factors for Certain Eye Conditions

Sure, the color of your eyes may affect what color shirt looks the best or which shade of eyeshadow you wear, but there's a lot more to it than simple aesthetics. Did you know that your eye color can affect your risk factors for certain eye conditions? It is true! Before we answer which colors face which eye condition risks, [...]

How Eye Color can Affect Your Risk Factors for Certain Eye Conditions2022-03-16T23:23:01+00:00
  • Lipiflow Treatment for Blepharitis in Reno

Lipiflow Treatment for Blepharitis: What is it and How does it Work?

Few things make life as uncomfortable and difficult as an eye condition. You cannot see, you cannot sleep, and you cannot even look at yourself in the mirror without focusing on the problem. This is no way to live, which is why we want to help you treat your underlying condition. Do you have inflammation around your eyelids? If so, [...]

Lipiflow Treatment for Blepharitis: What is it and How does it Work?2022-01-10T17:15:45+00:00
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Recommendations Before and After Going Through an Eye Surgery

It should come as no surprise that anytime you are having surgery, this is a big deal. This is particularly true when you have an upcoming eye surgery. Whether it is cataract surgery, LASIK, or anything else, you are going to want to prepare as best as possible, as well as give yourself the proper post-surgery care. If you do [...]

Recommendations Before and After Going Through an Eye Surgery2021-12-16T04:44:20+00:00
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Is it Dry Eyes, Allergies, or Both?

Irritated eyes can make it difficult to get through the day. Something as simple as driving your morning commute can seem like a monumental task. In order to feel better, you have to know what's causing your condition. Do you have dry eyes? Are you suffering from allergies? Could it be both? First, let's look at the numbers. According to [...]

Is it Dry Eyes, Allergies, or Both?2021-08-03T00:14:45+00:00
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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!2022-02-09T15:26:58+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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