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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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