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  • About Eye Cancer in children

    Retinoblastoma is a rare eye cancer affecting about 300 children each year. The disease occurs most often in children under the age of 4 years, with 80% of cases occurring under age 3 years and virtually none above age 6 years. Most children (99%) with this disease will be cured. Childhood retinoblastoma originates in a […]

    Continue Reading March 19, 2018

  • Tips on viewing your computer at work

    March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. When we think of eye safety at work, we usually don’t think of an office setting. If you sit in front of a computer all day, well, here’s some helpful tips for you! Location of computer screen– Most people find it more comfortable to view a computer when the […]

    Continue Reading March 5, 2018

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness

    Macular degeneration is a chronic, progressive disease that gradually destroys sharp central vision due to a deterioration of the macula, a tiny spot in the central portion of your retina comprised of millions of light-sensing cells. Because it is so commonly associated with aging, it is also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). There are […]

    Continue Reading February 5, 2018

  • Cheesy Polenta with Cherry Tomatoes-Biosyntrx staff

      As promised, our January Tasty Tuesday recipes will focus on quick and easy lunch or dinner treats guaranteed to warm the soul. Polenta is one of our favorite staples, since it’s nutrient dense compared to rice or pasta, inexpensive, quick and easy to prepare, and popular in Italy and many European countries.   Following […]

    Continue Reading January 17, 2018

  • Don’t be BLIND SIDED by Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness. January is glaucoma awareness month! Help us preserve people’s vision by spreading the prevention message this month! The term “glaucoma” refers to a group of disorders that damage the ocular nerve, leading to vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma is most commonly caused by ocular hypertension, or high pressure […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2018

  • Holiday Nutrition for Your Eyes

    Support your loved ones’ eye health as you plan your holiday festivities. Check out some tips on how to help protect against the following issues: Cataracts and Macular Degeneration Avocados, Broccoli, Collard Greens, Kale, Peas and Spinach (Antioxidants: Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Berries, Grapefruits, Lemons and Oranges (Vitamin C) Black-Eyed Peas, Kidney Beans and Lentils (Bioflavonoids […]

    Continue Reading December 22, 2017

  • 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 everyone how wonderful and perfect a Red Ryder BB gun is for his Christmas gift. We have all heard this quote repeatedly as a child. […]

    Continue Reading December 11, 2017

  • Healing & Comforting Chicken Soup

      Homemade chicken soup has been clinically proven to be therapeutic, particularly when it’s made with love. This particular chicken soup recipe helps clear lungs and noses while making most everyone feel better.   It contains fairly large amounts of powerhouse spices including a large amount of garlic, so not breathing on family or friends […]

    Continue Reading December 1, 2017

  • LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation System

    How The LIPIFLOW System Works  ⦁ The procedure centers around the breakthrough Vector Thermal Pulse Technology™ (VTP) ⦁ After an initial anesthetic drop, no drugs are required for the procedure ⦁ The LipiFlow system safely delivers therapeutic energies to the meibomian glands while protecting the delicate structures of the patient’s eye ⦁ As a result, […]

    Continue Reading November 13, 2017