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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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