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Sun protection … for your eyes!

Welcome, spring and summer sun! Welcome, warm weather sports, gardening, boating and pools. And welcome, oxidative stress to the retinal pigment epithelium and cyclobutane-pyrimidine dimers in our DNA. Wait. What were those last two things? Before you really get going outside this season, we would like to talk to you about why sun protection for...
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Why are regular eye exams so important for people with diabetes?

Diabetes affects tiny blood vessels all throughout our body—in our hearts, brains, kidneys, toes and eyes. Diabetes can affect the eyes in many ways, from the front of the eyes to the back of the eyes.
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Guide to your baby’s visual development

A child’s vision develops rapidly during the first two years of life, especially in the first six months. It is exciting to watch a baby’s visual world expand!
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Children’s eye health: Catch problems early for best outcomes

Children are not simply “small adults” when it comes to eye health. The potential problems unique to the developing visual system of a child can lead to permanent vision loss if not detected and treated appropriately.
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New options in cataract surgery

Have you heard about modern cataract lifestyle lens options? We are not talking about superhuman lenses that will give the blind sight, like Jordi on StarTrek: TNG.
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Healthy eyes don’t just happen

Health and wellness practices are getting a lot of attention these days. People understand the importance of things like like exercising, eating healthy foods and using sunscreen.
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Safely viewing the solar eclipse

A solar eclipse is awe-inspiring, and the temptation to just stare at the source of this spectacle can be powerful. Solar eclipses have been called one of the greatest sights in nature.
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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a disease of the ocular surface that results in discomfort, visual disturbance and tear film instability, with the potential to damage to the corneal surface.
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Don’t let your vision go up in smoke

The effects of smoking on heart and lung health are well known, but in reality, smoking has a negative impact on almost every part of the body, especially the eyes.
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Tips to keep eyes healthy

There is a lot of focus on health and wellness these days. I think this is wonderful! We do things like exercise, eat healthy foods and put on sunscreen, but what can we do to keep our eyes healthy?
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