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How High Blood Pressure Can Affect Your Eyes

How High Blood Pressure Can Affect Your Eyes

High blood pressure is a risk factor for more than heart and kidney problems. Suffering from poorly controlled or untreated high blood pressure (hypertension) for a long period can affect your eye health and cause eye diseases. Hypertension-Induced Eye Problems...

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Hidden Health Problems That an Eye Exam Can Catch

Hidden Health Problems That an Eye Exam Can Catch

The benefits of an annual exam go well beyond keeping your eyes healthy and in working order. A close inspection of all structures of the eye can reveal a number of systemic disorders, even before you experience any symptoms. Here are some hidden health problems eye...

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May is Healthy Vision Month – 5 Tips to Help Your Family

May is Healthy Vision Month – 5 Tips to Help Your Family

May is Healthy Vision Month, the perfect time to think about the importance of keeping your eyes healthy and safe. The point is not to strive for healthy vision and clear sight during this month, but to remind ourselves to take important steps for preventative eye...

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What Is Glaucoma? Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

What Is Glaucoma? Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in older adults. It is a group of eye conditions that causes abnormally high pressure within the eye that damages the optic nerve. When caught in its earliest stages, treatment can help slow or prevent its...

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I Have a Cataract Diagnosis, What Should I Do?

I Have a Cataract Diagnosis, What Should I Do?

Cataracts are a common eye condition that is typically associated with aging. That might not seem much of a consolation if you’ve been recently told that you have them. You want to know what this means for your vision and what comes next! Here’s what you should do...

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3 Common Eyelid Disorders

3 Common Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids are your body’s built-in defense system for helping to protect your eyes. Blinking your eyelids helps sweep away dust, sand, pollen or other debris from your eyes. It also helps spread moisture across the surface of your eyes, too. If your lids aren’t...

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5 Child Eye Problems That Parents Shouldn’t Ignore

5 Child Eye Problems That Parents Shouldn’t Ignore

Children are too young and lack the experience to realize that something is wrong with their vision. Often, eye problems are not caught until they are older, especially if they do not have vision exams other than those given at school or by their pediatrician. But as...

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The Best Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

The Best Vitamins for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, people who suffer from the dry form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could benefit by taking certain nutritional supplements to help slow the progression of this eye disease. What is Dry Form AMD? Dry form...

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Spring Allergies Are Here. Learn How to Protect Your Eyes

Spring Allergies Are Here. Learn How to Protect Your Eyes

It’s time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. Many residents of the Valley take advantage of the moderate temperatures to get outdoors. But with there’s one caveat to the warming up…spring allergies! Yes, one would think that living in the desert you would...

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Why Do My Eyes Tear

Why Do My Eyes Tear

You may be used to having tears when you’re happy or sad, or even when you slice onions. However, if your eyes are tearing up and you do not know why, it could be a bit annoying or even concerning. There are multiple reasons why your eyes may tear - ranging from...

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