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Should You Use Night Mode to Reduce Blue Light?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on July 26, 2019

You may have experienced trouble falling asleep after staring at your phone or other digital devices right before bed. Blue light—whether from the sun or from the screens we use—wakes us up and stimulates us. This also means too much blue light exposure late at night from phones, tablets or computer screens can disrupt our […]

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When was your last eye exam?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Eye Care, Pepose Info on July 10, 2019

It’s so easy to forget about, or skip, your regular eye exam. Your vision seems fine, or at least no different than last year, so why bother? Routine, comprehensive eye exams at a doctors office can detect vision problems, eye disease and general health problems before you are aware a problem exists. We agree with […]

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Did you know?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on June 12, 2019

Relationship Between Glaucoma and Poor Sleep A study of more than 6,700 people in the United States over age 40 who answered a survey about their sleep revealed possible connections between glaucoma and sleep problems.Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve. Damage to this nerve—which is responsible for sending signals from the eye to the brain so you […]

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Cataracts, Pepose Info on June 1, 2019

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated, it can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the cataract and restore vision. During Cataract Awareness Month in June, we join the American Academy of Ophthalmology […]

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Did you know?

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

Basketball is the Leading Cause of Eye Injuries Current research shows that basketball is the leading cause of sports-related eye injuries in the United States. Most of these injuries could have been prevented with one, simple step — wearing protective eyewear. A 2018 study in the journal Pediatrics found that basketball caused almost 16% of eye injuries in […]

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April is Sports Eye Safety Month

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

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated April as Sports Eye Safety Month  Each year, tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related eye injuries occur. The good news is that 90 percent of serious eye injuries are preventable through use of appropriate protective eyewear.  The risk of eye injury can vary depending on the activity. Make sure […]

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What Are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Glaucoma, Pepose Info on February 27, 2019

Open-angle glaucoma.With open-angle glaucoma, there are no warning signs or obvious symptoms in the early stages. As the disease progresses, blind spots develop in your peripheral (side) vision. Most people with open-angle glaucoma do not notice any change in their vision until the damage is quite severe. This is why glaucoma is called the “silent […]

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Congratulations to our doctors. Again.

Posted by: Pepose Vision Institute in Pepose Info on February 19, 2019

We are proud to announce our doctors have been named among the very best in the entire U.S.For more than two decades, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has based its selection process on the foundation of peer nominations. All licensed physicians, MDs and DOs (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) are […]

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