Posts Tagged ‘Top Doctors’

When Diabetes Strikes..

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August 18, 2016

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes; Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy People with diabetes who remain inactive may have higher odds for a vision-robbing eye condition, new research suggests. While the study couldn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship, researchers say...  read more


May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

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May 3, 2016

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 outdoors in bright sunlight,...  read more


Vitamin C and Cataracts

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March 29, 2016

Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say By Robert Preidt Thursday, March 24, 2016 HealthDay News While many believe that vitamin C helps ward off colds, a new study suggests the nutrient might prevent something more serious --...  read more


Experts Undecided on Whether Seniors Should Get Routine Vision Checks

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March 7, 2016

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...  read more


Study Compares Drugs for Common Diabetic Eye Disease

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March 3, 2016

MONDAY, Feb. 29, 2016 People with diabetes are at risk for blurred vision or even a loss of vision from a condition called macular edema. Three drugs for the disease -- Avastin, Eylea and Lucentis vary widely in price, but new research suggests all work equally well for patients with mild vision loss. However, when...  read more


Zika Virus & Eye Damage in Babies

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February 29, 2016

Study in Brazil Links Zika Virus to Eye Damage in Babies The Zika virus has spread through both Central and South America and it is estimated that in 2016, 3 to 4 million people will be infected with the virus The Zika virus is transmitted to humans mainly through the bite of infected mosquitoes. Infants...  read more


Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration

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February 10, 2016

News from Healthier Living THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 High doses of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs -- medicines such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor -- may help people with a common eye disease called macular degeneration, a small study suggests. In the early stage clinical trial, a team from Harvard Medical School assessed the effects of statin...  read more


Glaucoma Awareness Month

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January 5, 2016

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month More than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older suffer from glaucoma. Nearly half don’t know they have the disease. Glaucoma causes no early symptoms. For more information and to understand glaucoma and its effect on your sight, visit us at; https://www.fromereye.com/services/glaucoma


Tips for Healthier Eyes

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December 16, 2015

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...  read more


Protective Eyewear in Field Hockey

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August 19, 2015

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 By Tara Haelle HealthDay News The rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports. But the mandate doesn't cover all players. And, the study...  read more