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The Eye Allergy

If your eyes itch and are red, tearing or burning, you may be experiencing eye allergies. Otherwise known as allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects millions of Americans.  Many people will treat their nasal allergies, but ignore their itchy, red, watery eyes. Eye Allergy Symptoms The symptoms can occur alone but usually accompany the sneezing,… Read More


Chalazion – An Eyelid Cyst

A chalazion is a condition that appears when an oil gland in the eyelid becomes blocked. A cyst will form that is a relatively painless lump usually found in the upper or lower eyelid as well as one or both eyes.  Patients usually notice the cyst developing gradually over the course of a few weeks…. Read More


Happy Independence Day!

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UV Safety Month – Tips to stay safe in the sun

July is UV Safety Month, and this can serve as a reminder of the importance to enjoy the outdoors safely.  UV light (or ultraviolet light) is a type of electromagnetic radiation that originates from the sun and reaches Earth.  UV light is different from visible light rays, which are longer and can be seen by… Read More


June Is Cataract Awareness Month!

June was named Cataract Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness America, an organization dedicated to bringing eye care to more Americans. This is a great opportunity to educate others on facts regarding cataracts. Did you know: Having cataracts is a treatable condition. If your ophthalmologist notices the beginning of cataracts, one can rest easy knowing that… Read More


Ramadan Kareem

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MAY is Healthy Vision Month!

The National Eye Institute (NEI) created Healthy Vision Month 15 years ago. Their goal was to spread awareness of eye illnesses while encouraging everyone to protect their vision with good habits. What can you do to help NEI reach its goal this May? Protect your eyes from the sun: We often spend time under the… Read More


Prolonging Vision for Aging Eyes

There is no denying the fact that getting older changes vision. After about 40 years of age our eyesight typically begins to decline. It’s a gradual process that can be affected by a number of factors such as one’s current health status and lifestyle. The following recommendations could assist in prolonging vision and protecting eyesight… Read More


Sports Eye Safety Month

Sports Eye Safety Month April is Sports Eye Safety Month. It is a great time to help yourself and others while taking better care of our vision. We often take vision for granted as a potential eye injury could be life changing. Help protect yourself this month by adding the following to your to-do list…. Read More


Happy Easter Weekend

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