Diabetic retinopathy
Diabetes is a devastating condition affecting more than 30 million Americans (about 9.4% of the population). Twenty percent of people first learn that they are diabetic as a result of an eye exam.
Woman putting in contact lenses
Although trick-or-treating and Halloween get-togethers will most likely be paused this year, there’s no harm in still getting dressed up for the occasion. If you decide to wear a costume this year, please keep the following tips in mind regarding decorative contact lenses.
Blindness prevention
According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 2.2 billion individuals worldwide with vision impairment or blindness. In the U.S. alone, blindness or low vision affects more than 4.2 million Americans.
Dental and vision connection
Did you know that keeping an eye on your oral health may also benefit your eye health? Some studies suggest there is a connection between the two.
Eyes and heart disease
More in common than meets the eye? Evidence suggests that the eyes and the heart, two very different organs, have more in common than one might expect.
Seniors and falls
Falls are the leading cause of injuries for seniors. In addition to threatening their health and independence, falls also generate significant costs.
Healthy eating for productivity and vision
Research has determined that a healthy lifestyle, including proper nutrition, can significantly reduce the risk of eye health problems.
Seniors and eye health
A visit to your eye care professional may reveal some early signs of various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
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