How to Protect Your Eyes From UV Light

December 22, 2018

When most people think about protecting their eyes from ultraviolet (UV) light, they think about shielding their eyes from the sun. But what many people don't realize is UV radiation exists even when the sun is hidden behind clouds. In fact, up to 80 percent of the sun’s UV radiation can penetrate slight cloud cover. So, even on overcast, dreary days, you still need to protect your eyes from UV light. And, while the sun is the…

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Foods to Boost Your Eye Health

December 17, 2018

People often think their eyesight will inevitably fail due to eye strain or aging. However, living a healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk of vision issues, especially if you’re eating the best foods for eye health. Most people know eating healthy will help to keep your heart healthy. Fortunately, the same is true for the health of your eyes. Consuming a diet low in fat and rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains can benefit your heart…

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Guide to Choosing the Right Eye Doctor for You

November 6, 2018

Are you dealing with fuzzy sight these days? Or, are you noticing halos, glare, or floaters in your vision or that your eyes are chronically dry? If so, you'll want to set up an appointment with an eye doctor. But, you'll want to see the right type of eye doctor for your specific eye-care needs. But, what makes a good eye doctor? Selecting one can be a bit tricky. Numerous types of eye specialists focus…

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What Does It Mean to Be Nearsighted or Farsighted?

November 6, 2018

Your eye doctor tells you that you need glasses because you are nearsighted or farsighted, but what do those terms mean? Is one condition more common than the other? Read on to learn what nearsighted vs. farsighted means, the causes of these eye conditions and the major difference between them. What Does Nearsighted vs. Farsighted Mean? Those who are nearsighted or farsighted have issues with how light entering the eye focuses. In a person with…

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Eye Care Tips for Children

October 24, 2018

You encourage your children to exercise, brush their teeth and eat healthy foods. Another part of your daily routine should be emphasizing the importance of eye care for children. When you help them build healthy habits early, they will continue to practice these for years to come, which can help them stave off vision problems. It's never too early to start these routines. Use these child eye care tips to prevent and treat different eye…

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