Monthly Archives: February 2013

10 Important Facts For February’s Low Vision Awareness Month

Carry these low vision facts with you into the rest of 2013.
While February is the shortest month of the year, it is still startling to see how quickly this month can fly by. It seems like just yesterday that we were just starting to pack away our New Year’s supplies and plan out our Valentine’s […]

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Vision News: New Glasses Aim To Correct Color Blindness

New specs may correct the genetic condition known as color blindness.
Throughout our day-to-day lives, most of us use all of our senses constantly. Our nose alerts us of both the delectable and disgusting smells around us, our ears pick up the subtle sounds of nature or the loud sounds of our favorite music, and our […]

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Eye Hear 20/20: Top Four Myths About Hearing Loss

Here are the four most common myths about hearing loss.
When it comes to senior vision and hearing loss, there are many common misconceptions about medical assistance for improving these senses and, in turn, improving your quality of life throughout your golden years. For instance, many people believe that hearing aids restore hearing back to normal, […]

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By |February 21st, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Vision Technology: The FDA Approves The First Bionic Eye

The FDA recently “okayed” use of the first ever bionic eye to treat blindness.
Often times, when we hear terms like “robotic” or “bionic” when it comes to medical technology, we think back to the sci-fi shows we used to watch as kids. Amazing, state-of-the-art devices and creations that may one day be used to improve […]

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By |February 19th, 2013|Current Affairs, Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Help Your Loved One SEE How Much You Care This Valentine’s Day with LASIK Surgery.

LASIK Eye Surgery makes the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day.
This morning when you woke up, did you notice that there was a little extra love in the air? Birds were chirping happily, your co-workers were friendlier and more caring than usual? No, your town has not been hit with a giggly wave of endorphins. It’s […]

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By |February 14th, 2013|Current Affairs, LASIK, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

Eye Health: February Is AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

What is age-related macular degeneration and how does it cause low vision?
This Valentine’s Day, many couples around the world will be surprising their significant others with romantic gestures and gifts that show just how much they truly care. Whether you and your loved one have been together for 10 years, 5 years or this is […]

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By |February 12th, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Seasonal eye care tips, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Approaching Winter Storm Closing EyeCare 20/20 this Weekend

 

According to the National Weather service:

A major winter storm will affect the Northeast United States today into early Saturday.

Rapidly intensifying low pressure east of the Virginia capes will become a strong storm about 100 to 150 miles east of Atlantic City this evening, then pass just east of Nantucket early Saturday. Look for snow and […]

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By |February 8th, 2013|Community, Current Affairs|0 Comments

Workplace Health: Most Employees Uneducated About Vision Dangers

Is your workplace knowledgeable about common vision problems?
In the last few years, many employers have become focused on the importance of employee health and have taken extra steps to ensure that their employees are staying healthy and happy in the workplace. This is because a healthy employee directly translates to a more productive business and […]

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By |February 7th, 2013|Current Affairs, EyeCare Topics, Outside Interests, Senior Vision|0 Comments

First Trunk Show Celebrating Valentine’s Day Underway at EyeCare 20/20 @ Novartis

What better days are there to look at your crush, loved one, or that single special person than on Valentine’s Day?  It’s simply the day of love, and there is nothing more touching than being able to look deep into their eyes while you eat chocolate together.  If you can think of something that’s more […]

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By |February 5th, 2013|Community, EyeCare 20/20 In the News|0 Comments

Vision FAQs: All About Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome

Answering your most frequently asked questions about DLS.
It is no secret that the workings of the inner eye are complicated and remarkable. The amount of small, intricate muscles and parts working together to create the images that we see in front of us each and every day is nothing short of amazing.

One of the best […]

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