Save Your Vision Month

Chicken-EggsFun fact... eggs yolks are high in lutein, a type of carotenoid that helps fight macular degeneration. Consuming lutein is one way to help preserve your vision. In recognition of Save Your Vision Month, what prevention do you take to help make your vision a priority? Share your ideas and comments below…...
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Bugs and Floaters

floaters2“Did anybody see that bug that just flew by?” This question is oftentimes asked by many people, and frequently followed by a puzzled look and the answer, “No, I didn’t.” The fact is, that what they saw wasn’t a bug, but it was a floater. Every now and then, out of nowhere, you may see a flash of white light, followed by a black “bug or cobweb” that floats in front of your vision. The flashing may last for a few seconds, and it can seem as if someone is turning the room lights on and off. The floater may last forever. If you’re lucky, the floater may move out of your...
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New Year and A New Advancement in Eye Care, TRULIGN

The holidays have passed, New Year Resolutions have once again been made and broken, and we have settled into our daily routine. The opposite is true in the field of Eye Care — things never stay the same! I would like to introduce you to a new and exciting intraocular lens (IOL). This new, innovative IOL, called Trulign, is used to restore our vision after cataract surgery. The Trulign incorporates two technologies: it corrects astigmatism as well as up-close reading. The correction of astigmatism (where the cornea is not circular, but slightly more oval in shape) provides much sharper vision without glasses. This technology has been added to the already existing technology...
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New Year’s Resolution

January 1 marks the start of a new year! All of the festivities of Christmas and New Year’s — eating, drinking, spending money, and extended family time — are over. While sitting on the couch, watching TV and putting away the Christmas tree and decorations (or at least thinking about it), we begin to assess the damages of our recent "joyous" times. We are feeling either guilty or lazy, or both. This is a time when we are at one of our weakest emotional moments. This is also the time that we decide to change "something" in our life. What that something is, we're not exactly sure. More often than not, we will find something easy to change, otherwise it will be too hard and...
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