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Diabetic Eye Care

Diagnosed with Diabetes?

Diabetes can damage vision without pain or symptoms. Vision changes can even occur in prediabetes, when blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with the disease. Many people first learn they have diabetes during an eye exam.     

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Eye Exam

Heart Disease Can be Discovered During an Eye Exam

Changes in the eye’s blood vessels may signal an elevated risk of heart disease, stroke or aneurysm. If your eye doctor sees any of these signs during a dilated eye exam, it could be literally life-saving!

September is Healthy Aging Month and a great time to see your eye doctor.

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Eye Care

Sunshine for Vision and Health

Direct sunlight on the skin can synthesize Vitamin D in as little as 15 minutes. Vitamin D supports absorption of minerals like calcium and phosphorus that help regulate the immune system.  Moderate amounts of sun also help contribute to the development of better distance vision for teens and young adults according to the latest studies.  

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Cataracts

Cataracts FAQs

Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss in older adults. If you are over age 60, it’s important to get a dilated eye exam every year. Today’s cataract surgery has many options; from traditional or laser-assisted procedures to multi-focal and astigmatism correcting replacement lenses.

Talk to your ophthalmologist about your expectations after cataract surgery in order to choose the most effective options for your lifestyle.

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Eye Exam

Time for an Eye Exam?

Think of your annual ophthalmology visit as a primary care check-up for your eyes. The tests given during a complete exam help identify chronic conditions that may be impacting your vision, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. Damage seen to blood vessels at the back of the eye can signal changes that need to be addressed.

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Eye Care

Slay the (Eye) Strain

Digital eye strain occurs when viewing electronic devices like computers, cellphones and tv’s for long periods. Digital screens emit significant amounts of blue light, short wavelengths on the color spectrum that scatter freely and are not easily focused. This creates a visual “noise” of low contrast that contributes to strain.    

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Glaucoma

Word of the Month – Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that destroy delicate optic nerve fibers responsible for transmitting visual signals to the brain.  

The destruction typically occurs slowly which is why glaucoma can be so devastating. It is often only confirmed after significant damage to the optic nerve, causing permanent vision loss.

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