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Does Air Quality Affect Your Eye Health?

Does Air Quality Affect Your Eye Health?

With summer around the corner, most Phoenix residents know from experience that the air quality will worsen as the days grow warmer and longer. Here are a few things you should know about how it could affect your eye health. Why is air quality worse when it is warmer?...

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Top 5 Foods for Good Eye Health

Top 5 Foods for Good Eye Health

You already know the importance of eating the right foods to stay healthy. But did you know that what you eat could impact your eye health? Eating foods loaded with antioxidants may help you reduce your risk of developing some eye conditions like cataracts, glaucoma,...

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Does Everyone Need Reading Glasses at Some Point?

Does Everyone Need Reading Glasses at Some Point?

  A question that many patients ask is whether they will someday require reading glasses. Years ago, the question was posed in a New York Times article, which made light of the fact that just like taxes, the need for reading glasses is inevitable, even if you...

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How to Properly Clean Your Eye Glasses

How to Properly Clean Your Eye Glasses

Almost all of us have been guilty at one time or another of wiping our glasses with a tissue, paper towel, or shirt sleeve. But by doing so, you risk damaging your lenses and are not really cleaning them completely because your frames need to be cleaned, too. Here is...

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How Online School Can Impact Children’s Eyes

How Online School Can Impact Children’s Eyes

Many schools have switched to online learning during the pandemic. Now, eye doctors are seeing an increase in digital eye strain and other conditions in children that can be attributed to their increased use of digital devices. Here are a few ways that online school...

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How Staying Active Helps Your Vision

How Staying Active Helps Your Vision

As you get older, keeping your eyes as healthy as possible is essential to staying independent and living life to the fullest. Here are just a few reasons that developing healthy habits now will benefit your eye health later. Being Physically Active Improves Your...

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Improve Your Driving at Night With These Tips

Improve Your Driving at Night With These Tips

Certain vision conditions can make night driving more challenging, if not dangerous. As you get older, you might become extra sensitive to glare from headlights, begin to develop night blindness, or experience blurry or double vision. If you have any of these...

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How to Properly Clean Your Contacts to Avoid Eye Infections

How to Properly Clean Your Contacts to Avoid Eye Infections

Contact lens wearers are at a higher risk for serious eye infections if they do not thoroughly clean and disinfect their lenses. Here’s how to properly clean your contacts to avoid an eye infection. Start with Clean Hands With COVID-19, you might be tired of hearing...

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How to Avoid Eye Strain While Working from Home

How to Avoid Eye Strain While Working from Home

Are you one of the 42% of Americans working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? If you are sitting at a computer screen in Zoom meetings or working all day, you are at a higher risk of developing computer vision syndrome, a type of eye strain. Here are a few ways...

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Managing Dry Eyes This Winter

Managing Dry Eyes This Winter

Phoenix winter is here, and so is the extremely low humidity that comes with it. It is common for many people to experience an increase in eye dryness in the winter. And if you live in an area prone to smog and dust, like Phoenix, your likelihood of dry eyes...

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What is Thyroid Eye Disease?

What is Thyroid Eye Disease?

When you stop to think about what controls many of your body’s functions, your first response might be the brain. But what many people do not realize is that the thyroid also plays an important part in how your body functions. If your thyroid does not function...

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What Can I do to Protect My Eyes from Vision Loss?

What Can I do to Protect My Eyes from Vision Loss?

Keeping your eyes healthy as you get older is essential not only for your overall health, but also your independence during your golden years. While you might not be able to prevent all eye diseases, there are things you can do to help protect your eyes from vision...

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