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With children returning to the classroom this fall, many parents, guardians, and caregivers are busy buying school supplies to set them up for a great school year. However, they may not be including one of the most important steps for ensuring children’s long-term success in their back-to-school prep list – an eye exam.
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Wearing sunscreen, properly hydrating and taking some time out of the sun are some of the best ways we can protect ourselves from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays during the summer. However, protection doesn’t stop at the skin – this UV Safety Awareness Month we must not forget the value of wearing sunglasses and protecting your eyes, as well.
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June marks not only the start of summer but also National Cataract Awareness Month, a time where we recognize the danger of cataracts as well as the preventative measures people can take to protect their vision.
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Addressing social determinants of health factors is necessary to properly manage patients’ health, prevent serious health conditions, and improve health outcomes in our communities.
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Healthy Vision Month is the perfect time to think about the importance of preventative eye care in healthy vision, clear sight and overall wellness. Just as eating well and getting exercise are signs of a healthy lifestyle, routine vision eye care is equally important.
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Vitamin D is also critical for eye health. From improving tear function to reducing the risk of macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma, vitamin D has a positive effect on eyesight in many ways.
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Thyroid eye disease is an immune-mediated disorder characterized by swelling, bulging, blurred vision and doubled vision. It results from the body’s own immune cells mistakenly recognizing its own ocular tissues as “foreign”.
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With matters of the heart and eyes, early detection and prevention are key. Practicing a heart-healthy lifestyle can decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease and also many eye diseases.
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Many eye health afflictions can arise during the winter. Learn how to protect your eyes from potential damage and manage symptoms.