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Eye Care Is More Than Just Blurry Vision

The fear of going blind is a scary thought in most people's minds.  However, Lighthouse International conducted a new survey showing six out of seven people that are at risk for, or who currently have, eye disease do not get annual eye exams. Some of the reasons people may forgo eye care is the cost, [...]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Eye Health, Optometry, Vision|0 Comments

Pixels Are In The Eye Of The Beholder

Searching for another Ultra HiDef television or a high-end cell phone? It looks like tech fans interested in a sharper view are sometimes paying for a larger number of pixels than their eyes can really see. With regards to televisions touting new 4k innovation, "a regular human isn't going to see a difference," said Raymond [...]

By |December 16th, 2013|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

Healthy Habits Can Cut Your Risk of Eye Disease

A new study has suggested that women who exercise, eat right, and don't smoke can possibly cut their risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by more than two-thirds. The authors wrote: Adopting these healthy habits may markedly lower the prevalence of early AMD, the number of people who develop advanced AMD in their lifetime, [...]

By |December 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another Reason Why It's So Important to Dilate Your Eyes

Ocular melanomas are the most common type of eye cancer and the second-most common form of melanoma, which affects almost 2,000 adults in the United States every year. This disease is most common in patients over 50, with the tumors arising from pigment cells situated just behind the retina. Up to half of people with [...]

By |November 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Attention to Warning Signs Can Save Your Vision

In the UK's Daily Mail (10/13), reporter Janette Marshall details her personal experience with a retinal tear. The "first warning sign was a sudden onset of frequent flashes like cartoon lightning streaks," followed by numerous floating black spots. Eric Ezra, director of vitreoretinal surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, explains that  "early diagnosis and treatment is essential." [...]

By |October 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments