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  • Protect your eyes from UV rays

    Exposing your eyes to UV rays can harm your vision and cause a number of eye issues such as cataracts, corneal sunburn, macular degeneration, pterygium and skin cancer around the eyelids. Those who work or play in the sun, or are exposed to the sun for extended amounts of time are at the highest risk […]

    Continue Reading July 24, 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

  • Mini Frittatas with Spinach, Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomatoes

    You can make a wish or you can make it happen. —Anna Watson Carl Savory nutrient-dense, small-bite frittatas from Anna’s Yellow Table cookbook are perfect for Saturday morning get-out-the-vote planning brunches on the front porch, or for any excuse to invite friends over. We doubled the recipe and made 48 in mini cupcake tins. Ingredients […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Hymn to the Fallen and Note to Self

    Memorial Day and its long weekend is now set aside to thoughtfully honor those who gave their lives to prevent oppression, including the forgotten tens of thousands of non-citizen immigrates who have given their lives serving in the U.S. military. This year in history, political divisiveness, violence, unpresented and precarious income inequality and all that […]

    Continue Reading May 25, 2018

  • Rhubarb Religion May be Genetic

    There is no pie in Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks painting, which is why it’s such a desolate image. —Anonymous Who doesn’t feel happy as they take the first bite of their favorite homemade pie? Science has proven that what we eat plays an important role in our emotions. However, a rhubarb strawberry pie recipe that I […]

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  • 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

  • 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. […]

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  • 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

  • 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 only bringing along something soft. : Avoid costumes that block vision. Loose hats, head scarves, and wigs can easily slip and obstruct vision. Make sure […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2017