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Women’s Eye Health

April is Women’s Eye Health Month Women often manage families’ health concerns. But when it comes to them, they are last on their list. Two-thirds of blindness and other visual impairments in the world occur in women.There are various reasons for this, women generally live longer than men and women have hormonal fluctuations during their …

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Experts Undecided on Whether Seniors Should Get Routine Vision Checks

TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 There’s just not enough good data to say whether or not seniors should be routinely screened for vision trouble by their primary care physicians, an influential panel of U.S. experts reports.The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) believes current data isn’t adequate to assess the potential benefits and harms of such …

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Tips for Healthier Eyes

1. Take a 20-Second Computer Break. Staring at a computer (or any digital screen) won’t hurt your eyes, but it can make them feel tired and dry. Surprisingly, we blink about half as often when we’re looking at a screen. Follow the 20/20/20 rule: Every 20 minutes, look at least 20 feet away for at …

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Cataract Awareness Month

June is cataract awareness month. Cataract is clouding of the natural lens of the eye.More than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and it is the most common cause of preventable blindness in the world.Cataracts do not hurt and they grow as time progresses. This growth is usually caused by our normal …

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Ultraviolet Awareness

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month,Now that finally the sun is out, protect your eyes from UV rays and choose the right pair of sunglasses. Exposure to UV rays can burn the delicate tissue around the eyes and raise the risk of developing cataracts and cancers of the eye. If you spend a lot of time …

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