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Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Know the Risks, Save Your Sight

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among individuals age 65 and over in the United States. Thanks to advances in medical technology, new treatments have been developed over the past few years that can save vision threatened by AMD, but early detection is an imperative first step. What is AMD? Age-Related […]

Give the Gift of Eye Safety

Everyone knows that famous line from A Christmas Story – “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!”. While Ralphie didn’t shoot his eye out, his Red Ryder carbine action two-hundred shot range model air rifle was still a dangerous toy that could have damaged more than just his glasses. While exchanging gifts this season, keep your […]

Healthy Eyes and Diabetes

Diabetes is a common disease that limits the body’s ability to produce or properly use insulin for maintaining blood sugar. The effects of diabetes can cause damage to many different parts of the body, but did you know they can also harm your eyes? Drastic blood sugar spikes can cause vision loss through retinal diseases, […]

Eye Protection – Five Ways to Protect Your Eyes on the Field

Eye protection should be one of your biggest concerns when playing sports. Think about the most recent basketball, football, or baseball game you watched. Do you remember what protective gear the players were wearing? You’ll probably recall seeing mouthguards, helmets, and knee or elbow pads. But, do you remember seeing protective eye coverings? Too often […]

Blepharitis Could Be Causing Your Eyes to Itch

Blepharitis could be the cause of your itchy, dry eyes, and a simple treatment using BlephEx could be the treatment that you have been looking for. What is Blepharitis? Blepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along the lid and base of the eyelashes that effects over […]

Eye Health and Safety Tips for Computer Users

Eye health and safety is something to be taken very seriously, in fact, each day over 2,000 Americans suffer an eye injury. We usually think of work-related eye injuries as construction work, landscaping, and welding. Well, office work can be just as dangerous to your eyesight. One common eye problem is computer vision syndrome. Consistently […]