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Diabetes and Your Eyes

By Dr. Angela Clapper Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among American adults. Diabetes is a disease in which your blood sugar levels are too high. Over time, having too much sugar in the blood can damage your eyes, kidneys and nerves. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when the tiny blood vessels inside your eyes become...
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Tips for Your Fall Allergies

Eye allergies can present themselves without any other fall allergy symptoms other than itchy, watery, irritated eyes. Another sign of fall allergies could be that your contacts feel loser or dry out. Make sure you are properly cleaning your contact lenses and following your wearing schedule. Wearing eyeglasses instead of contacts can give your eyes...
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Childrens Eye Health And Safety

Dr. Tessa Payne Eye Health A comprehensive eye examination plays an important role in early childhood development and differs from the vision screening often conducted by pediatricians and school nurses. Comprehensive visits not only check vision, but also depth perception, color vision, focusing, and overall eye health. Oftentimes, serious eye issues missed during vision screenings can be...
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Diet and Nutrition for Your Eyes!

Diet & Nutrition ADDING POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANTS TO YOUR DIET CAN IMPROVE YOUR EYE HEALTH. There’s no substitute for the quality of life good vision offers. Adding certain nutrients to your diet every day – either through foods or supplements – can help save your vision. Researchers have linked eye-friendly nutrients such as lutein/zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E,...
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