This Month in Eye Health


This Month in Eye Health

Below you’ll find some great articles from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

October - Halloween Safety Month

To avoid a real-life Halloween horror-story – going blind because of a costume accessory – the American Academy of Ophthalmology is warning the public against wearing costume contact lenses purchased without a prescription. These illegally sold cosmetic lenses may not be sterile and can cause a host of serious eye problems capable of morphing a fun Halloween night into a nightmare. Read More →

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Take Simple Steps to Protect Your Sight

Take Simple Steps to Protect Your Sight

Take Simple Steps to Protect Your Sight Approximately 37 million adults in America have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma, all of which can cause visual impairment or blindness, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI). However, recent studies show that making healthy choices and getting regular eye exams can help reduce a person’s risk of vision loss. In support of NEI’s Healthy Vision Month in May, Nashville Vision and the American Academy of

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