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Am I at Risk for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma comprises a group of conditions that damage the optic nerve due to a buildup of pressure. It is among the leading causes of blindness for individuals above 60. It also develops among younger people, but it is more common among older people.

What Is a HydraFacial®?

HydraFacial® is growing in popularity, earning quite the reputation for giving instant results of glowing, even-toned skin after 30 minutes of treatment. Everybody wants to have beautiful and youthful skin. Instead of buying expensive skin care products, you can turn to this treatment for better results.

Top Tips for Choosing Frames to Suit Your Face Shape

Are you in the market for a new pair of eyeglasses? Most people change their glasses every couple of years. Choosing frames can be daunting owing to the numerous options available. Selecting the perfect frame for you will require some effort. 

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Lots of changes happen to our bodies as we get older, and our eyes are no exception. Several different things about our eyes can change as a result of the aging process, and many of us are likely to develop a condition called macular degeneration as a result of getting older. February is age-related macular degeneration awareness month and an ideal time to learn more about this common eye condition.

How to Prevent Computer Vision Treatment

Computer vision syndrome or digital eyestrain is a condition resulting from using digital screens for a long time. It causes dry eyes, headaches, and eye fatigue. Although computer vision syndrome has these symptoms, it does not mean you need to give up your screen time.

The Importance of Routine Eye Exams

How often do you visit your eye doctor for examination? Routine eye exams are vital for your eye health. For people who do not have current or ongoing eye issues, exams every two years are necessary. 

Use It or Lose It - Maximize Your FSA Benefits Before It Is Too Late

Most employment opportunities offer a health plan for their employees through a special account known as FSA. You can use an FSA (Flexible Spending Account) to pay for medication, deductibles, copayments, and other health care costs. 

How to Maintain Microneedling Results

Are you planning to invest in your skin by giving it a glowing, smoothing, and anti-aging boost? If so, you are probably weighing several cosmetic options. One of the most popular options today is microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy.

Diabetic Retinopathy: 3 Facts You Didn’t Know

Diabetes causes a wide range of long-term complications that can impact individuals and society. Most of these complications usually affect people when they are still in their most productive years. Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications affecting people with diabetes and is a leading cause of vision loss.

Hard-to-Fit Contacts vs. Regular Contacts

Contact lenses have come a long way in correcting the vision of many Americans. But people with hard-to-fit eyes are yet to enjoy the maximum benefits of contact lenses. Although many people find standard or regular contact lenses comfortable, the lenses are not for everyone. Certain eye conditions or prescriptions can bar the use of conventional contacts, requiring you to use the rarer type of contact lenses.

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