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How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

November 7, 2014 |

November is American Diabetes Month. The prevalence of diabetes, particularly type 2, is rising every year. According to the American Diabetes Association, 86 million Americans have a diagnosis of prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes in … Read More

ATTENTION: Todays technology may be harming our eyes

May 7, 2014 |

 Research shows that blue-violet light can be harmful to our eyes.  At this point, just about everyone knows that invisible ultraviolet (UV) light is harmful to our whole body, including our eyes.  We all know we should wear sunscreen … Read More

Six Eye Diseases in Dogs

April 9, 2014 |

All dog lovers know that dogs are people too.  They have feelings, they get sick, they like to cuddle and they get eye problems.  Here are just a few of the issues that dogs deal with.

The harmful effects of blue light

March 26, 2014 |

Recently, there is a lot of talk about the harmful effects of exposure to high energy blue light. High energy blue light can be found in cool white flourescent tubes, computers, smart phones and televisions. Some of  the long term … Read More

Macular Degeneration Risk Factors

March 21, 2014 |

Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in Americans 65 years or older.  The disease affects the macula, which is located on the retina (the back part of the … Read More

Do you know how old the mascara is in your make up bag?

March 19, 2014 |

…Do you remember when you first opened it?  How often do you replace your mascara?

Let’s face it…good mascara isn’t cheap, and you want to use every single bit of … Read More

Have cataracts? But not ready for cataract surgery?

March 14, 2014 |

Cataracts is when the lens of your eyes becomes yellow, distorted, and/or cloudy.  It can affect your eyes in different ways.  There are different causes  cataracts, such as medicine or medical conditions, but many times cataracts is a normal, … Read More

The Worst Ideas For Your Eyes

February 28, 2014 |

I was watching a late night television show and there was a feature titled “Worse Ideas”. That made me think about some of the worse ideas I have heard about people’s eyes!

1. Re-wearing 1-day Contact lenses.  These … Read More

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