Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Link Between Birth Control Pills and Glaucoma: What You Need to Know

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. This finding, which has also been reported in two earlier studies, raises important questions about the potential association between birth control pills and vision health. To help… 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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