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Workplace Eye Injuries

Watch out for Workplace Eye Injuries March is Workplace Eye Safety Month Despite existing safety legislation and educational programs, each working day in the United States, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. Of these, 10 percent to 20 percent will be disabling because of temporary or permanent vision loss. “Most work-related eye… Read More


The look of love

The look of love   …is in your eyes! Eye contact is considered important when addressing the one you love, but did you know that according to several studies, our pupils dilate, or get bigger, when we look at someone we love? This is just one of the reasons that pupils can dilate outside of… Read More


Keep an Eye on Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Month   If you haven’t had a dilated eye exam lately, November is an ideal time to make an appointment for one. It’s American Diabetes Month, and eye disease is one of the most common and debilitating complications of diabetes.   Diabetics have heard for years… Read More


Eye Injury Prevention

There’s No Place Like Home, Especially for Eye Injuries Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.   According to results from the “Annual Eye Injury… Read More


Aging and Vision Care

Remember when you could sit down to read a newspaper without reaching for your glasses? You may never have those young eyes again, but that doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of poor vision.  In fact, many older people have good eyesight into their 80’s and beyond. “Growing older does not always mean poor… Read More


Children’s Eye Health

When supplying your student as they go back to school, don’t forget to also have their eyes checked. Children of all ages can have eye exams. If the patient can’t speak yet, the doctor still will be able to check the child’s vision and give a glasses prescription if it is needed. Children with conditions… Read More


Sunglasses…. not just for looking cool

Sunglasses…not just for looking cool   You know that when you have a sunburn on your skin, it hurts and lasts for a few days or maybe even weeks. UV rays, the aspect of sunlight that causes sunburn, also affects your eyes. Damaging effects from sunlight have been linked to eye conditions including macular degeneration,… Read More


Clearing up Cataract Myths

Nearly 25 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, one of the most curable causes of vision loss.  In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, the board-certified ophthalmologists at The Eye Clinic want to debunk the myths about cataracts and remind people they don’t have to live with vision loss from cataracts.   A cataract… Read More


Hyperpigmentation

Age spots uncovered!  Hyperpigmentation, also referred to as discoloration, is defined as uneven dark spots or patches on your skin.  Some of the culprits for this skin discoloration can be acne, hormones or sun exposure.   Once hyperpigmentation takes place, reversing the damage can take weeks or months to repair with treatment. Sun exposure causes inflammation… Read More


Shades of the Season

Shades of the Season   Sunglasses are more than a trendy fashion accessory. Besides making you look cool, they can protect your vision, help you see the world more clearly and even prevent lines and wrinkles around your eyes. Although the human body miraculously replaces some damaged cells, the cells in the lens of the… Read More


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