January 2017


Glaucoma: January is the National Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The […]

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Taking simple steps can help protect your sight

American Academy of Ophthalmology provides tips to help keep eyes at their best during Healthy Vision Month in May. Approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month • Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease

What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the light-sensitive tissue called the retina […]

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November: Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Diabetes can lead to a wide variety health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age […]

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Protect your vision, know the 3 leading causes of blindness

Education is key to maintaining your health, vision and independence. Here the symptoms, treatment and preventive measures for the three most common causes of vision loss in boomers.   GLAUCOMA […]

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