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5 Great Reasons To Wear Sunglasses In Winter

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on November 25, 2019

Wintertime brings a double-exposure danger to eyes. The first threat is from the sun itself. Second, comes from the snow acting as a mirror and reflecting a second dose of UV into eyes. For this reason, winter is one of the most important seasons of the year to protect eyes from the potentially dangerous effects […]

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There’s still time to use your HSA or FSA account for LASIK or Advanced Cataract Surgery.

Don’t forget … Although for the tax year 2019, the IRS announced new contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA), these accounts may still be used for life-improving procedures such as LASIK and Advanced Cataract Surgery. Take advantage of this opportunity to see better than you have […]

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5 Tips To Protect Against Macular Degeneration

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Retina on November 7, 2019

Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. The disease damages central vision, limiting a person’s ability to read, write and recognize faces. Fortunately, there are steps people can take to lower their risk of losing vision due to AMD.  Here are five tips to […]

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on November 1, 2019

Diabetes can lead to a wide variety health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. Diabetes is a risk factor for developing glaucoma, as well as for developing cataracts, but the most common and debilitating vision problem experienced […]

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It’s Halloween time … please be careful with decorative contact lenses

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on October 22, 2019

Results of Study on Over-the-Counter Contacts Concerning Sure, zombie eyes might be the crowning touch on your Halloween costume. But if you’re thinking of getting decorative contact lenses online, you might want to think twice. In fact, be afraid. Be very afraid. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has issued a warning to costume shoppers about […]

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This is a great time for LASIK

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in LASIK on October 9, 2019

LASIK Vision Correction is a great way to eliminate the need to wear glasses or contacts to see at a distance. If you are active (or even tired of the hassles when watching a movie, tv or event) you’ll really appreciate the convenience. We’ve had prospective patients tell us they are afraid of having the […]

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Computers, Digital Devices and Eye Strain

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on September 18, 2019

Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired. You may develop blurry vision, fatigue or eye strain. Some people also experience headaches or motion sickness when viewing 3-D, which may indicate that the viewer has a problem […]

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