Monthly Archives: August 2012

Adults Aged 40 and Up Are Experiencing A Rise In Cataracts

New study shows a noticeable rise in cataracts for adults over the age of 40.
As we age, there are certain health problems and lifestyle changes that can seem almost inevitable for some people. For instance, we often associate our senior years with achy joints and muscles, poor vision and other personal changes that simply come […]

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By |August 28th, 2012|Cataract surgery, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Are Your Eyes The Window To Your Overall Health?

A simple vision test can reveal a lot about your health and well being.
Looking into a person’s eyes can tell you a lot about their past and who they are as an individual. After all, as the old saying goes, the eyes are the windows to the soul. However, looking in to a person’s eyes […]

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By |August 23rd, 2012|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

‘Both Eye’ Cataract Patients May Experience Less Falls and Injuries

Brand new study shows that cataract surgery in both eyes gives the best results.
Earlier this month, we shared a blog post about a study which suggested that elderly individuals who have cataract surgery in one eye are much less likely to have dangerous falls and hip fractures (usually caused by poor vision).

“Vision impairment is a […]

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By |August 21st, 2012|Cataract surgery, Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Could Video Games Actually Help To Improve Our Vision?

Playing video games may improve eyesight for those born with cataracts.
Growing up, we constantly heard warnings and cautions from our parents about sitting too long in front of the television or the dangers of all-day video game marathons for our eyesight. “You’re going to go cross-eyed if you keep watching that television!” or “If you […]

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Vision Problems: Help! There’s Something Stuck In My Eye

Step-by-step tips for safely removing dust or debris from the inside of your eye.
Heading to the beach with your friends or family is by far one of greatest activities of the summer season. Whether you like running around with the sand between your toes, splashing about in the ocean waves, or simply relaxing on the […]

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Vision Safety: Do Not Become Blind To The Dangers of Bonfires

Tips for keeping your eyes safe during summer night bonfires.
Now that we are nearly halfway through the month of August, the summer months are slowly coming to a close and the temperature across the country is starting to drop day-by-day in preparation for fall. However, while the drop in temperature outside may mean less time […]

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By |August 14th, 2012|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests|0 Comments

Senior Vision: Can Cataracts Lead To Hip Fractures In Seniors?

Having cataract surgery may help to reduce your chance of hip fractures.
Our vision plays a large role in our overall health and wellness as we get older. Not only does strong visual functioning help with our day-to-day tasks, such as community activities or nighttime driving, but it also improves our mental health and overall life […]

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Don’t Let Pink Eye Ruin Your Chances Of Going For The Gold

Olympic athlete Kerri Walsh-Jennings didn’t let pink eye ruin her dreams.
If you are like many Americans (or any other world citizen for that matter), then there is a good chance that you have been absolutely glued to your television this past week to keep up with the excitement and activity surrounding the 2012 London Olympics. […]

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Checklist For Those Considering LASIK Eye Surgery

Things to consider before getting LASIK Eye Surgery
If you are thinking of getting LASIK, be sure to follow these important tips.
LASIK eye surgery has become one of the most popular elective procedures across the country and has helped millions of people around the globe to regain amazing vision that they could never have imagined otherwise. […]

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By |August 2nd, 2012|EyeCare Topics, LASIK|0 Comments