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9 Things You Should Know About Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

Date posted: June 15, 2017

When people discuss cataracts and cataract surgery, they usually think of vision problems encountered by older patients. This isn’t really a surprise, as it’s estimated that over 50% of people 80 and older are affected by cataracts. However, symptoms can start to appear much earlier. If you’re in Monterey County and at or over 40, you should […read more.]

How to Protect Your Eyes from UV Rays while at the Beach

Date posted: July 14, 2016

Even though we cannot see ultraviolet radiation (UV), it can damage our eyes. Two kinds of UV radiation affecting our eyes. are UV-B and UV-A. Type B ultraviolet radiation is in the wavelengths 280 to 314 nanometers. Thought the earth’s ozone layer helps protect us from it, with the degradation of that layer because of […read more.]

Why Are Eye Exams so Important?

Date posted: June 15, 2016

It is very important that you have your eyes checked at least once a year to be sure that you have no problems with your vision. The eyes are very important organs that can constantly change and need to be looked at to keep them healthy and working properly. If you catch any issues with […read more.]

Contact Lenses vs. Glasses: Which One is Best for You?

Date posted: March 30, 2016

It’s estimated that approximately 60 percent of the population uses vision correction, with the most popular options being contact lenses and glasses. While your specific situation may demand that you use one method over the other, plenty of people are good candidates for either corrective solution. If you’ve been given your choice of glasses or […read more.]

5 New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Your Eyes

Date posted: January 6, 2016

Many people start the New Year off by making resolutions to improve their health. While many people are dieting and starting a new exercise regimen, there are some simple things you can do in order to improve your eye health. Below is a list of five New Year’s resolutions that will improve your eye health: […read more.]

Healthy Holiday Foods for Your Eyes

Date posted: December 16, 2015

A smorgasbord of delicious food is the centerpiece of the holiday season. While many of us feel somewhat guilty about the indulgence, it can offer some relief to know that your holiday meal contains many nutrients that are essential for overall health, but especially the health of your eyes. Carrots Most people have been familiar […read more.]

Keep Your Eyes Safe This Halloween

Date posted: October 21, 2015

Halloween is a fun time of the year. Many people in Monterrey Bay, California enjoying dressing up and going out to Halloween events. However, it is important for you to take the steps that are necessary for protecting your eyes. Below is a list of things you can do to keep your eyes safe this […read more.]

Importance of Eye Exams in Children

Date posted: September 23, 2015

Our eyes are, without a doubt, the most important sense that we have. 80% of what we learn is through our eyes. So if your child has vision problems, it’s severely impeding their ability to learn well in school. Carrots won’t correct their vision, so it’s time for you to schedule them for an eye […read more.]

What You Need To Know About Dry Eye

Date posted: August 19, 2015

Dry eye is a condition caused by a lack of tears which are needed to keep the cornea healthy. Tears nourish and lubricate the eye, and they enable a person to see clearly. Dry eye is often a chronic condition. What causes dry eye? There are two main types of dry eye. In the first […read more.]

Assuring Visually Challenged Children Academic Success

Date posted: June 21, 2015

Most children learn first by sight, thus, educational systems are geared toward sight learning from a young age. However, visually impaired children have the same educational goals as their un-impaired counterparts. The challenges these children face requires some simple adjustments be made the classroom to allow them to reach their scholarly goals. Here are a […read more.]

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