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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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The Dangers of “Redness Relief” Eye Drops

The Dangers of “Redness Relief” Eye Drops

While suffering from red, itching, and/or irritated eyes, many of us never hesitate to reach for “Redness Relief Eye Drops.” These drops (the most popular brands being Visine, Clear Eyes, B&L advanced redness relief) are known for temporary relief of minor eye redness or discomfort caused by minor irritants. But what are the ingredients in these drops? And how often should these drops be used without consulting your Eye Associates Physician? Sydney L Tyson, MD, MPH (President and Medical Director of Eye Associates) sends a public service announcement to local communities as his practice has recently been seeing many cases of patients abusing these over-the-counter medications.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Wearers of Reading Glasses

New Year’s Resolutions for Wearers of Reading Glasses

It’s a new year – a fresh start. What a perfect opportunity to put yourself first and make plans to do something that could literally change the way you see the world. It’s a new year. Why not give yourself the gift of new vision? If you’re in your 40s or 50s, chances are you’ve had to turn to reading glasses or contact lenses to see up close. It’s incredibly irritating, right? – Especially if you never needed vision correction before. So this year, why not make your vision a priority? Make 2018 the year you discover the KAMRA® inlay and see yourself living without the constant frustrations of reading glasses.

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Use Your Vision Insurance & FLEX Before The Year’s End

Use Your Vision Insurance & FLEX Before The Year’s End

During the holidays approaching the new year, the last thing most families are thinking about is getting themselves to their annual doctor visits. Family, school, and work obligations keep you from considering important things like health care benefits covered by your insurance.

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Gobble Up The Vision Friendly Meal

Gobble Up The Vision Friendly Meal

We know your Thanksgiving meal will satisfy your stomach… but what about your eyes? There is nothing quite like a delicious, hearty home-cooked meal to bring family and friends together. Dozens of homemade dishes to pass, funny stories to exchange, memories to share and the collective feeling of love and happiness engulf the end of the meal.rnThroughout the year, there are plenty of opportunities for winter holidays, birthday dinners, and celebratory occasions. However, Thanksgiving is the one meal that takes the cake when it comes to delicious food and amazing times spent with family.rn

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