• How Can Diabetes Affect My Vision?

    Diabetes has a major short-term and long-term impacts on your vision. In fact, the high levels of blood sugar in the body can cause permanent distortion of the eyes. Studies have proven that the major cause of blindness is diabetes. It can cause vision conditions like glaucoma, blurred vision, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy. So, it […]

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  • Tips To Eye Protection Playing Sports

    In many sports, people don’t take the proper precaution of wearing protective eye gear. Eye care when playing sports is just as important as helmets, knee and elbow pads, and braces. When playing physical sports, it is still possible to have eye injuries such as a scratched cornea and a fractured eye socket. While broken […]

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  • Common Lens Styles

    It may seem as though there is just one style of eyeglass lens, but this simply isn’t true. There is a whole host of different lens types, and these correspond with your preferences of style, and the need that you have as a person with visual impairment. It is important to be informed on the […]

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  • Cataracts Symptoms and Treatments

    Are you experiencing a little trouble with your vision? Are things generally blurrier, like someone has adjusted the focus on a camera lens, except that lens is your eyesight? Cataracts is a condition that makes one’s vision blurrier over time. It can be frightening to experience symptoms of cataracts, and you’ll likely want to be […]

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  • How To Protect Your Eyes From Sun Damage

    Spring time means longer sunny days in the Pacific Northwest. When it’s sunny out, it’s a good idea to apply plenty of sunscreen when wego outside and dark sunglasses as we walk. While skin cancer is the first health issue that comes up involving the intense ultraviolet (UV) rays, they also can damage eye cells […]

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  • Remember when you were younger and your mom told you to eat your carrots so that you’d have good eyesight? While you may have thought this advice was silly, it actually is partially true! Maintaining a healthy diet full of nutrient rich vegetables can benefit your vision and your general health. Here are a few […]

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  • How Vision Changes As We Age

    Our bodies are constantly changing as we age.  We physically start losing strength and muscle mass; our eyes suffer the same decline in health and performance. The changes to the performance of eyes as you age is normal.  Some common ailments are presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.  You can correct some of […]

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