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  • Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

      You’ll shoot your eye out! The classic response that Ralphie got from his family, teacher, and even Santa. From the movie “A Christmas Story”, where Ralphie tries to convince […]

    Continue Reading December 11, 2017

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

    November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans. More than 20 Million people have diabetes and more than 6 million don’t know it. Nearly all […]

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  • National Breast Cancer Awareness

    National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Make a difference! Spread the word about mammograms and encourage […]

    Continue Reading October 23, 2017

  • Halloween Safety Tips.

                    : Carry soft, flexible props. Sharp swords are just asking for trouble. Keep everyone’s eyes safe by leaving props at home or […]

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  • 6 Outstanding Eye Facts

    1. If your eyes are blue, you share a common ancestor with every other blue-eyed individual in the world. Early humans all had brown eyes, until someone developed a genetic […]

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  • Healthy Aging

    Older adults are at higher risk for certain eye diseases and conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and dry eye. There are several simple tips you can […]

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  • Children’s Eye Health

    The Difference Between Eye Exams And Vision Screenings: You may be wondering why eye care professionals recommend a back-to-school eye exam when many children receive a vision screening at school. […]

    Continue Reading August 14, 2017

  • Find time for your yearly eye exam

    You wouldn’t miss an appointment with a doctor for a yearly exam or decide to forego the six-month dental hygiene visit. However, many people neglect a visit to an eye doctor. […]

    Continue Reading July 28, 2017

  • Protect your eyes from UV raditation

    How Does UV Light Affect Eyesight? Both long- and short-term exposure to UV radiation can harm the eyes, affect vision, and compromise overall eye health. There are several eye diseases […]

    Continue Reading July 10, 2017