Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

Thanksgiving Foods That Promote Eye Health

There’s nothing quite like roasted turkey, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. The Thanksgiving table is certainly a symbol of abundance, a meal that nourishes the bond of family and tradition. The foods on this list have another bonus: they’re great for your eyesight! Here are several of the most popular… Read More


Battling Blindness: Types, Symptoms, Causes, & Prevention

Blindness is a term that refers to both legal blindness and visual impairment. It is estimated that 2.2 billion people worldwide suffer from some degree of blindness or visual impairment, and approximately half of these are due to preventable or treatable causes. What Is Blindness? The definition of blindness is vision that is so poor… Read More


The Connection Between Sleep And Eye Health

When we don’t manage to get a full night’s sleep, we feel it long into the next day. With hectic schedules and a fast-paced way of life, sometimes sleep isn’t as high up on our priority list as it should be. Studies show that sleep deprivation has similar effects on the body and mind as… Read More


The Importance of Back-To-School Eye Exams

With school starting up again soon, now is a great time to bring your child in for their yearly eye exam before classes start! Classroom Vision Problems Are Varied Reports estimate that 10% of preschoolers have a vision problem significant enough to impact learning, and being nearsighted or farsighted aren’t the only problems they can have with… Read More


UV Rays And Your Vision

Summer is an exciting time full of fun activities, but they can be less enjoyable for your eyes if you don’t have the proper protection. A lot of us do more outdoor activities in the summer than in other seasons, and that exposes our eyes to more harmful UV rays from the sun. That’s why… Read More


Q&A With Dr. Malik

With over 25 years in the field of Ophthalmology, Dr. Malik’s experience as a leader in the field of cataract surgery is on display in an interactive Q&A session with questions from our friends on social media! Have a look at the curiosities of our community and the answers directly from Dr. Malik! Q: Is… Read More


Fireworks and Eye Safety Precautions

Independence Day, or 4th of July, is a festive time we all look forward to, but safety risks put that celebration in jeopardy if the proper precautions are not taken. Fireworks are a dazzling and exciting part of the festivities, but they can also be a serious hazard if not handled with caution. Fireworks aren’t… Read More


Understanding and Detecting Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or perform regular day-to-day… Read More


Detecting Vision Problems in Children

Having healthy, functioning eyesight is incredibly important to a child’s education and development during their early school years. That’s because as much as 80% of all learning is visual, and experts estimate that more than half of childhood learning difficulties are the result of undiagnosed vision problems. So what can parents do to make sure… Read More


Spring Allergies And Your Eyes

Spring is in the air, and that means so are allergies! Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, and they can be particularly hard on our eyes, leaving them red, itchy, and watery. Why does this happen and what can we do about it? Why Do We Get Seasonal Allergies? While there are plenty… Read More


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