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Blue light is harmful to retinal cells and is one of the risk factors for the onset of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Blue blocking lenses are designed to selectively filter out the harmful light while allowing beneficial light pass through.

Allergies are often hereditary. If you suffer from eye allergies, you may find common supporters within your family!

#DidYouKnow inherited eye diseases, such as congenital glaucoma and retinal degeneration, can be caught early enough to save your vision if your eye care professionals know what to look for? Know your family history!

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. #Diabetes

Annual comprehensive eye examinations are essential to maintaining the health of your eyes and optimal vision. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Myth: Eating carrots improve eyesight. Fact: Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, particularly dark leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or collard greens is important for keeping your eyes healthy. Research has also shown there are eye health benefits from eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut.

Diabetes and high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels in our eyes and can cause serious vision problems. Keeping your entire body healthy will lower your risk of developing irreversible eye damage.

About 90% of all eye injuries and 50% of all cases of blindness are preventable. You can help protect your child's sight by being aware of risks and taking proper precautions.

Protecting your eyes from harmful UV and blue light is the most important step you can take to preserve your vision. Post a picture of you wearing your favorite eyewear or sunwear!

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Interesting facts about dry eye! http://visual.ly/dry-eye-facts
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