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Tips For Eye Health In Adults 40 To 65

As we age, our bodies become more vulnerable to chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes, which can also impact our eye health. In fact, changes in vision can sometimes be the first indication of these systemic diseases. That’s why it’s crucial to pay attention to your overall health and communicate any  Continue Reading »

Digital Devices and Your Eyes

What is blue light? Color doesn’t typically come to mind when thinking of light, but when you see a rainbow, you are seeing the visual light spectrum. These are colors visible to the human eye and include red, blue, and green “wavelengths.” All light we see is a combination of these wavelengths, including light from  Continue Reading »

Do People With AMD Have a Higher Risk of COVID Complications?

People with macular degeneration have chronic inflammation. Over time, this inflammation can damage cells in the retina and cause vision loss.  Doctors suspect that inflammation drives severe COVID complications and leads to a higher risk of death. There are other reasons why COVID complications might be worse in people with macular degeneration. Many people with  Continue Reading »

6 Surprising Facts About Diabetes and Your Eyes

If you have diabetes, you probably already know that you’re at risk for vision problems. You know that controlling your blood sugar and monitoring your A1C is vital for your overall health. It’s also critical to prevent diabetic retinopathy, which is the most common cause of vision loss from diabetes. But here are some facts  Continue Reading »

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