November 2015


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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Healthy Habits For Contact Lens Wear

As teens head back to school, reinforcing proper contact lens wear and care can promote good vision and healthy eyes throughout the school year and throughout life. Young people are […]

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8 Things Your Eyes Reveal About Your Health

Ophthalmologists look into your body in a way no other doctor can, giving them surprising insights into what’s going on. What your doc is seeing: Fluid buildup under your retina, the […]

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Summer alert: Too much sun can damage your eyes

Sand on your feet, warm summer breeze: summer is really here! During the hottest season of the year, people often spend more time outdoors, which means prolonged exposure to the […]

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How Safe Are Contact Lenses?

The biggest problem with contact lenses is not the devices themselves, but the people who wear them. A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US […]

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