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February 21, 2014: AMD/Low Vision Awareness

Age-Related Macular Degeneration / Low Vision Awareness Month Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than two million Americans age 65 and older. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Vision Loss Age-related macular degeneration, also called AMD or ARMD, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who…
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February 7, 2014: Flashes & Floaters

What are floaters? Small specks moving in your field of vision are called floaters; most floaters are not dangerous and are caused by tiny bits of tissue inside the eye. When light hits these pieces of tissue it creates shadows on the retina that appear to float across your field of vision. It may appear…
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January 24, 2014: Eye Care Month

Eye Care Month – Caring for your eyes begins with complete eye examinations. Complete eye exams are about more than just testing your vision; it’s a full check-up for your eyes. Many eye problems can develop over long periods of time, without symptoms, and can irreversibly damage your vision. Regularly scheduled complete eye exams are…
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January, 10 2014: Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. More than 2.2 million Americans, age 40 and older suffer from glaucoma. Nearly half do not even know they have the disease, as it causes no early symptoms. Click here to play video Glaucoma, sometimes called “the sneaky thief of sight,” is the second leading cause of blindness in the…
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