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Exercise For Your…Eyes?

Photo credit by Scott Pehrson Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably already know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can help your heart, energy levels, and waistline. But did you know that it can also benefit your eyes? Eye diseases are often times linked to other health problems such as…
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Beware of Cataracts

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and blindness worldwide. A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which lies in the middle part of the eye that helps to focus light onto the retina (light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye). The most common…
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Yearly Eye Exams Can Detect Serious Health Problems

Regular, comprehensive eye exams are not just for eye sight correction.  They can detect symptoms that a regular doctor visit won’t catch and may uncover serious medical conditions before other symptoms manifest. The eyes are the only place where a doctor can see blood vessels without an invasive procedure.  Inflammation, small blood clots or swelling…
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