Back to School Eye Health Tips for Families

The new school year is finally here and both kids and parents are excited about returning back to their classrooms. To prepare for the upcoming months of studying and learning, it’s a good idea to check in on how well a child can see.  Poor vision can affect many...

Great Ways To Protect Your Eyes This Summer

  Summertime is finally here! If you’re like most people, you may be looking forward to lots of fun outdoor activities with friends and family. The sun comes out earlier during the summer months and sets later, making it easier for people to spend time in the...

How to Prevent or Reverse Prediabetes

                                                         Although diabetes is pretty well known among Americans, prediabetes is a condition that often flies under the radar.  In fact, there are over 88 million American adults with prediabetes, approximately one in...

How Visiting the Doctor Can Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Disease

If you have diabetes, yearly eye exams can help protect your eyes from potential damage. In fact, your eyes may also be at risk if you have prediabetes, a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed...

Great Foods That Support Eye Health

Eating healthy foods is important for helping our bodies perform at high levels. This also applies to our eyes and vision. Certain foods could actually boost our eyesight by providing us with essential vitamins and minerals. These nutrients may help our bodies prevent...

Understanding Insulin Resistance & Diabetes

Understanding Insulin Resistance & Diabetes Understanding insulin is incredibly important, especially for those with diabetes. This important hormone is key to our survival and our ability to break down sugar for energy. By becoming familiar with the connection...

How to Clean Your Eyeglasses Properly

Millions of Americans wear corrective eyeglasses and yet many of them have no idea how to clean them. In fact, most people use cleaning methods that could actually be causing damage to their eyeglasses and lenses.  Cleaning eyeglasses properly can bring many benefits...

Understanding Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

Understanding Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) For people with diabetes, it is important to stay on top of their health and well-being. If left unchecked, diabetes can lead to many health problems including eye disease.  In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of new...

The Incredible Connection Between Eye and Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, and a great time for all of us to focus on our heart health. Cardiovascular disease is unfortunately the number one cause of deaths in the United States, bringing over 600,000 deaths per year. In light of American Heart Health month,...

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