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Food for Thought: Eating Right for Healthy Vision

Healthy foods that are good for your eyes extend way beyond just carrots. There’s an entire spectrum of great eats out there that can help keep your eyes healthy. Learn which foods can boost your eye health and help prevent certain eye diseases. Salmon Diets that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids from cold-water fish […]


Juvederm Aesthetic Services

JUVÉDERM® is an injectable gel that gently reverses many signs of aging in the face, including fine lines and wrinkles, crow’s feet, thinning lips and loosening skin. It can also “plump up” the lips, sculpt the cheeks, and restore a youthful oval shape to the face. It is made with hyaluronic acid, a natural substance […]


Ultraviolet (UV) Protection and Your Eyes

We’ve all heard the warnings: ultraviolet (or UV) rays are harmful to your skin, and most of us heed this advice by regularly applying sunscreen and covering up, especially in the summertime. But did you know that the sun’s rays can also damage your eyes? In fact, ultraviolet rays can cause serious eye conditions like […]


Tips to Fight Winter Dry Eye

Winter is here. The holiday spirit is in the air – as is that winter chill, and most importantly your dry eyes are acting up again. They’re itching, burning, tearing, and just overall uncomfortable. Follow these tips to help fight that winter dry eye: Humidify The indoor heating during the winter months can cause severe […]


Restylane®: a Safe and Effective Treatment for Younger-looking Skin

If you’re looking for a great way to enhance your appearance, you might want to consider a dermal filler, such as Restylane. Restylane has been tested and approved by the FDA for safety and could be the answer to your wrinkles and other age-related changes. Restylane is made of a biodegradable, synthetic form of hyaluronic […]


Colorblindness

Color blindness, more accurately named color deficiency, is more common than you think. It is an inherited condition that affects males more frequently than females. An estimated 8 percent of males and less than 1 percent of females have color vision problems. Red-green color deficiency is the most common form of color blindness. What causes […]


The Connection between Glaucoma and High Eye Pressure

You may have heard that you have a higher risk of glaucoma if you have high pressure inside your eye. Even though people with normal eye pressure can develop glaucoma, it’s true that most people with the disease have elevated eye pressure. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, […]


The Harmful Effects of Blue Light

Several studies have shown the negative effects of blue light on our sleeping habits. What is blue light? Blue light is often emitted by many of the electronic devices we use in our daily lives. The glow of your smartphone, tablet, and computer has recently been found to mess with your sleep cycle. Recent studies […]


Just What is 20/20 Vision?

When you were little and resisting eating your mom’s soggy cooked carrots, she may have used this line on you. “Not going to eat your carrots, eh? Well, so and so has 20/20 vision. I’ll bet he eats his carrots.” Everyone knows the term 20/20 vision. It’s kind of synonymous with perfect vision. But just […]


20-20-20 Rule

Digital eye strain is prevalent in many of our lives. With the increasing use of computers, phones, and tablets, our eyes are constantly working at a close or intermediate distance. Often, patients report dryness, burning, tearing due to reduced blinking when staring at a bright screen. It is common that extended users of digital devices […]


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