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Man holding Magnifying glass Glaucoma Awareness Month
13
Jan

January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma awareness is so important that we start each year with Glaucoma awareness month. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve in your eye.  Glaucoma occurs when fluid builds up in your eye, increasing eyes pressure. The increase in pressure slowly damages the millions of fibers that...
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Winter Dry Eyes
09
Dec

Winter Eye Challenges

Winter Eye Challenges Winter eye health can be challenged when temperatures turn south, but by incorporating these tips, you can keep your eyes healthy and happy.  MN winter weather brings a considerable drop in temperatures and a considerable rise in certain winter eye health challenges. These winter eye health challenges most commonly stem from: Dry...
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Dibetes Complication At Your Eyes
01
Nov

Your Eyes & Diabetes

Diabetes Awareness Month is November! Diabetes is a growing health concern that affects more than 30 million people across the country, according to a report available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also estimates that another 80 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing the disease within the next...
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23
Jun

PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM THE SUN

Got your sunglasses ready to go for the next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun? Most of us use sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun’s damaging ultra-violet rays, but did you know that those same rays can also damage unprotected eyes and increase the risk of eye diseases? Many people...
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Closeup Of Womans Eyes
06
May

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies affect more than 35 million Americans each year and can have a tremendously negative impact on an individual’s quality of life. Tree pollens in April and May, grass pollens in June and July and mold spores and weed pollens in July and August add up to a five-month barrage of eye-irritating allergens. The...
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Woman Choosing Glasses
16
Dec

FSA and HSA

DON’T LET THE MONEY IN YOUR FLEX DOLLARS GO TO WASTE! Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) are accounts you can use to pay for healthcare-related expenses. While individual plans vary, most FSA and HSA accounts allow you to use your flex spending for exams, glasses, or sunglasses. Keep reading for answers...
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Anit Fog Glasses
21
Oct

7 Ways to Avoid Foggy Glasses

During these unprecedented times, most of us are following the CDC guidelines for wearing face masks in public to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, for the 64 percent of Americans who wear glasses – and countless others who wear sunglasses – this new public health mandate comes with an unexpected consequence: foggy...
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Health Care Eyesight And Vision Concept Happy Man Nsw47fq Min
22
May

Preventing Eye Problems

What are some common eye problems I can prevent? For most people, sight is the most helpful of all the senses. It allows you to understand and navigate the world around you. So it’s important to take good care of your eyes so they work properly well into the future.
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