Tag Archive | "Eye"

eye, exam, Ophthalmologists

Eye Disease: 5 Steps To Lower Your Risk

Because these eye diseases cause no pain and often have no early symptoms, they do not automatically prompt people to seek medical care.

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Medicare Coverage Limits Put Your Vision Needs At Risk

Many people who have relied on a vision plan as part of their employee benefits package during their working adult life are surprised when they turn 65 and convert to Medicare. 

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Eating foods rich in vitamin C cut cataract risk

Cataracts occur naturally with age and cloud the eye’s lens, turning it opaque. Despite the advent of modern cataract removal surgery, cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness.

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New year offers resolution for better vision

By Dr. Steven A. Nielsen The holidays are in full swing, characterized by the hustle and bustle of celebrations, traditions and last-minute shopping. The days are gone before we know what hit us, and suddenly, it’s the new year. Now is the time to examine the goals and changes we would like to make in […]

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Spinach really does benefit your eyes

By Dr. Steven Nielsen The health of our eyes is largely dependent on how we take care of them over the course of our lives. This includes eating foods that are beneficial to eye health. In addition to the foods we eat, the following are important and easy ways to protect our eyes: •Wear sunglass […]

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Women’s eye health primer

By Dr. Jean Keamy Since women typically live longer than men, they are at greater risk for developing vision-inhibiting conditions and diseases such as cataracts and macular degeneration. Thus, they have a particular incentive to have their eyes comprehensively examined, especially as they get older. In addition, there are a number of autoimmune diseases — […]

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