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Category: Eye Health

What Is A Pterygium?

August 27th, 2020

If you live in a sunny state and spend a lot of time outside, you may have heard of something called a pterygium. It’s also known as surfer’s eye. A pterygium is a fleshy growth on the surface of the eye. While it may look intimidating, the growth itself is actually mostly harmless. Although it… Read More


3 Ways To Treat Dry Eyes Naturally

June 26th, 2020

Many people suffer from dry eyes. This condition can occur due to a variety of reasons. It can be due to your environment, habits you’ve formed or even genetic traits! Approximately 16 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with dry eye syndrome. The number of undiagnosed cases is likely even higher than that…. Read More


What Are My Dry Eye Treatment Options?

December 20th, 2019

If you have a persistent case of dry eye, it seems like you’ll do anything to make your symptoms go away. The constant itchiness, blurry vision, and soreness can leave you exhausted and frustrated. Fortunately, even chronic dry eye is completely treatable! How to treat your dry eye depends on the severity of it. Some… Read More


Quitting Smoking Reduces Risk of Cataracts and Glaucoma

June 12th, 2018

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for you, but we often don’t think about how nicotine affects more than our lungs and its association with an increased risk of developing cancer. But the effects of smoking reach far beyond that. In fact, research shows that smoking can have a detrimental effect on virtually every organ… Read More


5 Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

January 12th, 2018

Most people put off going to the eye doctor until they need new prescription eyewear. This is a mistake because comprehensive eye exams can help you catch and treat potentially serious eye problems early on. And many eye diseases, like glaucoma or macular degeneration, don’t show any symptoms in the early stages. Your eyes can… Read More


4 Ways to Avoid Dry Eyes This Summer

July 21st, 2017

Summer is in full swing and while this may be a welcome change for many, for others it can bring with it an unpleasant change: dry eyes. Dry eyes can affect anyone and it is one of the most common symptoms we see in our patients. They occur when the body is incapable of producing… Read More


5 Ways You Can Take Care of Your Eyes

March 23rd, 2017

March is National Workplace Eye Wellness month, which is a great reminder that your eyesight is something you should never take for granted. The best way to take care of your eyes is by being proactive because if you wait until you find a problem it is often too late. Listed below are five ways… Read More


Preventative Eye Care: Tips to Prevent Vision Loss

November 30th, 2015

Just because modern medicine is becoming increasingly fantastic, that doesn’t mean you should stop taking care of yourself and your eyes. In fact, despite the constant advances in medical research, more and more doctors are looking at preventative medicine as a means of decreasing medical risk. Although preventative eye care won’t be able to completely… Read More


Holy Guacamole! Avocados are Good for Eye Health

September 30th, 2015

The use of avocado is a growing trend in the culinary world just about everywhere. The fresh flavor of avocado can make any dish shine during the hot summer days! A common party treat is guacamole, which consists of mashed up avocado, diced onions, tomato, and varying mixtures of seasoning, this is paired typically with… Read More


Eye Allergies (Allergic Conjunctivitis)

August 26th, 2015

Runny nose? Scratchy throat? Sneezing? These can all be caused by allergies, but allergies can affect a lot more than your nose and throat. The eyes are subject to many different allergens as well, and unfortunately many people are susceptible to these allergies. Millions of Americans suffer from eye allergies each year. If you find… Read More


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