What Your Eyes Say About Your Overall Health

Did you know that your eye color can tell you something about your health? Eyes have long been touted as the gateway to the soul, but they can also provide some interesting clues to our overall health and wellness. There is more to our eyes than vision and beauty....

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Drinking Coffee May Prevent Blindness!

A study from Cornell University found that drinking a cup of coffee a day may prevent eyesight deterioration and even blindness! According to the research, one of coffee’s main ingredients, chlorogenic acid- an antioxidant, may protect against retinal degeneration...

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Ocular Allergies- Causes and Tips for Relief!!

Ocular Allergies, Causes and Tips for Relief! Did you know that… Up to 50% of U.S. residents have allergy symptoms. Among these, 75% have symptoms that affect their eyes (Allergic diseases of the eye. Medical Clinics of North America. January 2006). Common allergy...

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How smoking harms your vision

Smoking is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. It harms nearly every organ in your body – including your eyes! SMOKING AND CATARACTS Cataracts (clouding of the eye’s natural lens) are a leading cause of blindness...

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LASIK Post-Operative Care

Dr. Schneider: Post-operative care is an important process in your Lasik procedure. If managed properly, you’ll be back to your normal routine in no time. Of course, every doctor will have their own set of post-operative instructions, but here are a few basic...

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Computer Vision Syndrome

As more and more people work with computers for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, computer vision syndrome is a problem many people experience, but not many people realize. Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from...

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LASIK and Sports

Do you dream of being the next Tiger Woods or LeBron James? Or are you just tired of messing with contacts or glasses before and during sport activities? Like many sports stars of the world (including Tiger and LeBron!), you should consider LASIK eye surgery. Don’t...

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When it comes to LASIK, Age is Just a Number

As people live longer, the question arises: what is the maximum age for LASIK surgery? The answer is: there isn’t one. Provided your eyes are healthy, the lens of the eye is clear, you are free of glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts and severe dry eye, and you...

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Having Trouble with Dry Eyes?

Dry Eyes Your eyes depend on lubrication and moisture to maintain comfort and proper vision. Sometimes an imbalance in the natural tear system of your eye can cause the eye to stop producing this lubrication and result in dry eyes. Common Causes of Dry Eyes The...

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LASIK for Pilots and Astronauts

Poor or less than perfect vision used to restrict many candidates from becoming either a pilot or an astronaut. Recently, the Air Force and Navy have implemented a policy allowing individuals who have had LASIK to become pilots. Previously, those who have had...

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