Category Archives: Eye Health and Diseases

Who Gets Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is the deterioration of the macula, the small central area of the eye that controls visual acuity. Typically developing macular degeneration is a slow, painless vision loss. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Macular degeneration is often referred to as age-related macular degeneration because it most frequently occurs in older generations. Macular degeneration is the…
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Vision Changes As You Age

As we age, our bodies experience declines in overall performance, including the performance of our eyes. The age-related vision changes become more noticeable as we reach age 60 and older. Some vision changes are entirely normal and do not indicate disease, whereas others may be indications of major eye diseases. This is why eye exams…
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Nutrition and Your Eyes

The foods you eat and the dietary supplements you take affect your overall health and the health of your eyes. Nutrition and your eyes are linked together and can help prevent certain eye diseases along with other health problems. Healthy Foods Choosing healthy foods improves your overall health as well as your eye health. Dark…
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Smoking and Your Vision

Smoking harms nearly every organ in your body, including your eyes. It is the most significant preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. If you smoke, you have a higher risk of developing several eye diseases. Cataracts Cataracts are a clouding of the lens in your eye, and the leading cause…
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We are Re-Opening for routine care June 1, 2020. Our new office protocols are as follows; You will need an appointment to enter the office, this includes for eyewear pick-ups and adjustments. Everyone will be required to wear masks and have their temperatures taken when entering the building.
Only those with appointments will be able to enter the office. This will include 1 legal guardian for a minor or anyone else needing special assistance.
We will be contacting you prior to your appointment to complete a COVID-19 screening questionnaire, confirm insurance, and update health history/medications.