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Awareness

  • Slow the progression to Diabetic Retinopathy

    nūretin® A specially formulated medical food to delay the onset and slow the progression to Diabetic Retinopathy ORDER NOW Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic Retinopathy is a serious health concern for people with diabetes that can lead to compromised sight and blindness. Reducing the risk, or slowing it down, may be possible.1 Why nūretin? nūretin may delay […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2018

  • Keep your eyes healthy

    Tips for keeping your eyes healthy Eat for good vision: Leafy greens, citrus/berries, eggs, fatty fish, almonds… Regularly eating foods with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E may help fight problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. Quit smoking: Smoking increases the risks of getting cataracts, optic nerve damage, and […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2018

  • Recognizing and Treating Eye Injuries

    How to Recognize an Eye Injury • The person has obvious pain or trouble seeing. • The person has a cut or torn eyelid. • One eye does not move as well as the other. • One eye sticks out compared to the other. • The eye has an unusual pupil size or shape. • […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2018

  • Sports Eye Safety!

    Sports Eye Injury Statistics Every year, 42,000 athletes have to go to the emergency room for eye injuries, and eye injuries like these are the leading cause of blindness in children still in school. An impact from a ball or another player in just the wrong place can lead to a host of injuries including […]

    Continue Reading April 11, 2018

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 of those with diabetes will develop some form of retinopathy, 40% will suffer from glaucoma and 60% will get cataracts.   People with diabetes are […]

    Continue Reading November 5, 2017