April 2016


Vitamin C may slow progress of cataracts

A diet rich in the antioxidant vitamin C appears to help keep cataracts away, according to a study published March 23 in the journal Ophthalmology. Genetics play a part, too, though […]

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With Climate Change, Prevention Matters More Than Ever

Sue Lowe, O.D., has a regular spiel with patients—and it goes beyond the usual suggestions to wear sunglasses, rest their eyes or look away from their computers for 20 seconds […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lenses

Specialists have noticed a rise in eye infections among contact-lens wearers and are warning users to take extra care. Bacteria, fungi and micro-organisms can stick to contact lenses and cause […]

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Helping Patients with Autism

Excerpted from page 36 of the April 2015 edition of AOA Focus. A program with the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation and other […]

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What Your Eye Exam Says About Your Health

Yes, your eyes are the window to your soul or whatever. But, they can also be a surprisingly helpful window into your overall health. So,  and Safety Month, we talked […]

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