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6 Questions To Ask Your Eye Doctor At Your Next Eye Exam

Eye exams are routine, or at least they should be! Whether you have a routine eye exam or you have an issue with your eyes you want to have looked at, it’s good to know what you should ask your eye doctor during your eye exam. Your eye care professional can give you a lot […]

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Children’s Eye Care Month

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Happy August and happy Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! With the summer coming to a fast close and the stores beginning to fill with new notebooks, pens and pencils, it’s important to get your children ready for the school year in all aspects, including their eye health and eye safety. According to the American […]

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5 Tips For Healthy Summer Eyes

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With summer in full swing, it’s important to stay safe. Whether it be wearing a helmet when riding a bicycle, using bug spray when out in the woods or, most importantly, seeking protection from the sun! Since summer is about enjoying the outdoors – fishing, barbecuing, going to the beach – keep the following five […]

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Allergies and Your Eyes

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With the arrival of the warm summer months comes the arrival of beautiful summer blooms, lush green grasses, and uncomfortable allergies. Take charge of your summer once again by learning how allergies affect your eyes, and how you can best treat your symptoms and gain relief. Symptoms Although allergies can be isolated in the eyes […]

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Why Vision Research Matters

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Ah, summer!  Watermelon is in season, ice cream becomes its own food group, and the sun shines high and proud!   We spend our days soaking up its rays, happy to trade in our sweaters for swimwear.  However, those rays we have longed for all winter can quickly become our nemesis if we take its […]

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Your Eyes and Athletics: Tips for Protecting Your Vision

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With summer in full swing, a pick up game of baseball or volleyball can be found in cities and towns across the country. Sports enable us to maintain good fitness, develop new skills, relieve stress, and actively participate in our communities. However, as it is with anything, there is a downside to participating in athletics. […]

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Important Info About Workplace Eye Wellness

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Your eyes are one of the most important organs in your body. You rely on them to navigate many daily activities that you take for granted in your life such as reading, driving cars, interacting with friends and family, watching movies or even playing video games. And for many people the eyes are absolutely critical […]

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What You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration

age related macular degeneration

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a form of vision loss that affects the central vision. It’s most common in patients over 50 years of age and those with a family history of the disease. Annual eye exams are one of the most important ways to diagnose and monitor for the condition. A Quick Review […]

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Reducing the Risk of Computer Vision Syndrome in Children

Baby on a computer

In today’s digital age, computer use is prevalent among children. Whether at school, at home or somewhere on-the-go, kids are staring at a screen or hand-held device of sorts for extended periods of time each and every day. As a result, a child’s eyes are forced to focus and strain more than normal. Because their […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy

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During National Diabetes Month, Dr. Steven Nielsen of The Nielsen Eye Center spreads awareness about diabetic retinopathy – a leading cause of blindness among adults in America. Boston, MA – Among the more than 29 million people in the United States who suffer from diabetes, it is estimated that approximately 28 percent of adults aged […]

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