Monthly Archives: February 2014

Glaucoma vs. Birth Control

In a recent study*, researchers found that women who take birth control bills were at a higher risk of developing glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness. Here is a Q & A to help you understand more about the possible association and how you or someone you love can protect their vision. Q:… Read More

Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

What is AMD & Why must we be aware of it? AMD, or ARMD, is Age-Related Macular Degeneration – it is a medical condition which affects older adults. It results in vision loss due to deterioration in the macula, which is the central part of the retina responsible for sharp focus and color vision. AMD… Read More

Rose Tinted Glasses

“Rose Colored Glasses” This phrase stirs up images of young love, but did you know that tinted glasses can help with your vision? Rose-tinted glasses can help with eye strain and help reduce the glare from computer screens and from snow. We need that this year! Yellow tints are popular among hunters; they improve sharpness… Read More

Eye Hygiene

***Importance of Eye Hygiene*** When I think of hygiene, I think about body odor, dental care, hair grooming, etc. There is one area that might get neglected or overlooked by many of us. I know I have been guilty of this in the past. My eyes. You may be scratching your head right now… “My… Read More

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