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Millions of kids throughout history have cried out “I have to get glasses?!” in a panic and agony. For many years, wearing glasses was synonymous with low social standing. Glasses were for dorks, poindexters, and Millhouse. But, over time, something changed. Maybe it’s celebrities like
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Diabetes, a growing concern for America’s aging population, has some unfortunate side effects. One of these common complications is Diabetic Retinopathy. Increased blood sugar can damage the body in a number of ways, including the blood vessels of the eye. They thicken and may develop
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Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in American children – the majority of which are sports-related. More than $175 million is spent on trips to physicians for sports-related eye injuries. The good news is that most of these are preventable! Many popular sports
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Throughout July & August, we collected submissions for our Back to School Facebook contest. We are proud to present the winning entries! Congratulations to 10 year old Symantha Porter, one winner of our Back to School contest! Symantha and her mother, Laura, are from the
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As back-to-school preparations are under way, children’s health shifts into focus. Work with the youngsters in your life to make sure they start school off with success! Refractive errors are the most common vision problem school-aged children face. A child may need help if they
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How much do you really know about UV & its effects on our health? You’ve probably already heard about how harmful tanning booths can be, from causing sunburns to skin cancers. It is recommended that you apply at least SPF30 generously if you’ll be spending
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May means Healthy Vision Month! Simple changes every day can improve your eye health. Being armed with knowledge puts all of us in a stronger position to treat eye problems, and enjoy vision for life!   There are many debilitating eye conditions that can lead
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Warm weather means changing up your winter style – moving from layers, and layers (and more layers, because sub-zero temperatures in the Midwest are no fun), into lightweight, breezy fabrics! Its the perfect time to start considering smart eye-wear to accessorize your spring and summer
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Work demands, financial pressures, family problems, and many other things can cause stress. Luckily, there is a low-cost, fast-acting and highly effective treatment available. It’s called “relaxation,” and the directions are simple: for maximum effectiveness, use as often as needed. Stress does not merely afflict
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In March, Nutrition Month is celebrated nationally, as encouraged by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme, Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle, encourages people to adapt clean eating patterns to improve their life. Putting in the effort to create a healthy lifestyle* can
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