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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, […]