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Are Fake Eyelashes Detrimental to Your Eye Health?

Many people long for longer eyelashes. One popular way to achieve this look is with fake eyelashes. While it is possible to use fake eyelashes safely, they can pose a significant risk to your eye health. Anything you put near your eyes, including eye makeup, can pose some risk of introducing foreign bodies to your […]

Why is Glaucoma Awareness Month Observed?

January is recognized as Glaucoma Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Glaucoma awareness is essential because glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in adults over 60. While most people have heard of glaucoma, you may not know just how common it is or how easily it can steal your sight. The eye […]

Clear Vision is the Best End of Year Gift!

With the holiday season in full effect, you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. There are so many things to choose from when it comes to gift-giving, making it a little overwhelming. But this year, why not think outside of the box by giving something a little less apparent? […]

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Did you know that December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month? The holiday season can be an exciting but stressful time, especially if you have children. You want them to have the best holiday while also staying safe. Emergency room visits go up every year around the holidays, with many due to injuries from toys […]

4 Tips For Your Best Cataract Surgery Recovery

Did you know that cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures you can undergo in the country? It’s also the only way you can treat cataracts and regain your clear sight. Cataract surgery is a low-risk procedure and can completely restore any vision that’s been lost due to cataracts by removing them. […]

November Newsletter

In This Issue: November 2021 November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month FSA Money: Use It, Don’t Lose It! How COVID-19 Can Affect Your Eyes November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics are especially prone to eye disease – especially diabetic retinopathy. Because this disease typically starts slowly, there […]

What is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month?

Did you know that diabetic eye disease is one of the leading causes of blindness, especially in adults over 60? Having diabetes increases your risk of developing eye conditions like cataracts. That’s why it’s necessary to keep your eyes healthy by having regular eye exams. Knowing what conditions you’re at risk for and how large […]

What Are The Symptoms of a Lazy Eye?

Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, is an eye condition that usually presents in childhood or sometimes in infancy. It can happen for several different reasons. These may include issues with muscles in and around the eye or because one eye can see better than the other. Amblyopia is easier to spot in some cases […]

Halloween Safety Month

Halloween is the biggest event of the season. No matter how old you are, you can get into the spooky holiday spirit by dressing up and going out. If you have children, chances are Halloween can be a little hectic. But the most important thing to keep in mind this Halloween, and every Halloween, is […]

What Does The Retina Do?

Your eyes are an essential part of your body and are made up of many parts. One of the most necessary parts of your eye is the retina. The retina is the thin membrane at the back of your eye, and without it, you wouldn’t be able to see. You may have heard about certain […]

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