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Start eating for kale and spinach!

Not only do they make you feel like Popeye, they have been shown to reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. In other words they do wonder for your eyes!

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7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

Here are 7 important facts you should know about glaucoma: According to the National Eye Institute of the National Institute of Health, more than 4 million people in the United States have glaucoma. (http://www.nei.nih.gov/news/briefs/glaucoma_awareness.asp) Glaucoma causes damage to the optic … Continue reading

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Take Care of Your Eyes

In the eye care business, we frequently hear our patients downplay the importance of contact lenses maintenance and scheduled replacement: “I know I’m not supposed to sleep in my contacts, but… it happens.” “My contacts are scheduled replacement lenses; I … Continue reading

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Eye Fact

You blink about 12 times every minute!

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6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

As the sun’s rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it is very important to be aware of the potential damage exposure to the sun can have on your eyes. May is UV Awareness month. Here … Continue reading

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Surprising Conditions That Eye Doctors Find First

People often think of an eye exam as how you update your eye glass or contact lens prescription. More importantly, it is a very effective way to provide early detection of system conditions. Readers Digest recently published this article on … Continue reading

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What to Expect During Eye Surgery

What to Expect During Eye Surgery Laser eye surgery usually takes less than 30 minutes. Your eyeball will be numbed, but you’ll remain awake. You may feel pressure, but should not be in pain. Your vision will dim during the … Continue reading

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