Ultraviolet Rays Affect on Your Eyes

important facts on Ultraviolet Rays and your eyes

Ultra-violet (UV) rays can damage your eyes and increase your risk of cataracts and cancers of the eye. Because UV rays can be permanently harmful, sunglasses with UV protection are recommended for everyone, but especially for those that work outside or already have existing eye problems. While many have heard of the dangers of skin […]

Glaucoma Awareness

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Glaucoma Awareness month is January.  Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause vision loss because of damage to the optic nerve, the nerve responsible for carrying images from the eye to the brain. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness.  It is sometimes called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are […]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Mom began to complain about a blurry spot in the middle of her vision while reading; something she loves to do every day. Threading needles for her quilting was also harder and we helped her out by pre-threading them and pinning them to her sewing room curtain. Little did we know that she was experiencing […]