Category: Eye Care

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Smoking and Eye Health

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on December 7, 2019

As if you needed another reason … Avoiding smoking and second-hand smoke — or quitting if you are a smoker — are some of the best investments you can make in your long-term eye health. Smoking — even in your teens or twenties when your senior years seem far away – increases your future risks […]

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December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

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

Roughly 1 in 10 children’s eye injuries that end up in the ER are caused by toys. In support of Safe Toys and Celebrations Month this December, we join the American Academy of Ophthalmology in advising parents to be cautious when choosing holiday gifts for young people and recommends avoiding those that launch projectiles, such […]

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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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September is Healthy Aging Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on September 3, 2019

September is Healthy Aging Month. One in six Americans age 65 and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. The risk of eye disease increases with age, yet many older adults don’t see an ophthalmologist for care. To encourage seniors to take care of their eyes, we join […]

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How to Choose the Best Sunglasses

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care, Interesting Info on August 15, 2019

Six Things to Consider Everyone knows sunglasses make it easier to see on a sunny day, whether out on the road or the water. However, wearing the right sunglasses is also a great defense against ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause short- and long-term eye damage, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. These are […]

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With school starting, this is the perfect time for your children to have their eyes checked. 

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care on August 12, 2019

Much of a child’s learning is visually based, yet kids often don’t have the perspective to even know they have vision problems, much less tell their parents. In fact, did you know that many kids who are originally considered to have learning disabilities are later diagnosed with vision problems? Nearly 25 percent of school-aged children have vision problems. […]

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August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

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

It’s almost back-to-school time and you’re prepared with your child’s enrollment forms, orientation schedules, and immunizations–but what about their eyes? August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month—a great signal for you to get your child’s eyes checked before school starts. Join us as we observe Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month in partnership with […]

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