Eye Care Updates

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4Oct, 2016

REDUCING CATARACT RISK WITH DIET

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As we all know, one of the best ways to reduce the risk of developing cataracts is to wear sunglasses and wear broad-brimmed hats that shield the eyes from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Another way to prevent the eye lens from clouding involves making a slight adjustment to our diets. Research involving sets of twins over a period of ten years shows that consuming diets rich in vitamin C was associated with a 33% reduction in risk of cataract development. It is thought that vitamin C’s ability to inhibit eye […]
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7Jul, 2016

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE!

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It is important to protect eyes from injury (both at work and at home) that have the potential to cause pain, infection, and even vision loss. All it takes is one instance in which a person neglects to cover his or her eyes with protective eyewear for a particle of dust, debris, or a liquid to harm the eyes and threaten vision. As the American Academy of Ophthalmology points out, an estimated 90 percent of eye injuries are preventable with the use of proper safety eyewear. With this in mind, […]
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