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New Year’s Resolutions for Better Eye Health!

New Year’s Resolutions for Better Eye Health!

With the New Year comes a fresh start. We all make New Year’s Resolutions every year; some of which we keep and others fall by the wayside. For 2019, make eye health part of those resolutions that stick with you throughout the new year. We have provided you with 5 resolutions to help you take the best care of your eyes in 2019!

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Eat With Your Eyes This Thanksgiving

Eat With Your Eyes This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time that almost always guarantees family gatherings, thankfulness, and our eyes being bigger than our stomachs! When we think about the food we eat on thanksgiving, our thoughts center around how the food will taste rather than the health benefits. We tend to forget that most of what fills our plate on this holiday helps nourish our bodies and our eyes. Curious on how to feast your eyes this Thanksgiving? Here are 7 Thanksgiving favorites that are good for both your taste buds and your eyes!

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Back to School! Good Vision and Overall Eye Health are Vital to Learning

Back to School! Good Vision and Overall Eye Health are Vital to Learning

Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and the scramble to buy school clothes and new pencils, backpacks and notebooks will begin. Eye Associates Ophthalmologists remind busy parents not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes.

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July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month

July is National Dry Eye Awareness Month

While affecting millions of people in the US, dry eye is frequently underdiagnosed. Many dry eye sufferers do not recognize their symptoms are due to the condition of dry eye. Early treatment can decrease progression of severity over time and improve quality of life. Symptoms of dry eye may include burning, itching, excessive tearing, and blurred vision.rn

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Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Death in Women

Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Death in Women

A large health study analyzing older women has found that those with cataracts who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of death from any cause as well as certain specific causes. Eye Associates reported the findings, which drew on data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. The WHI is a nationwide study of postmenopausal women in the United States aged between 50 and 79 years. The team also explained that previous studies have shown that, as well as enjoying better vision, individuals with cataracts who have cataract surgery also seem to have a lower risk of dying prematurely.

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