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Exercise May Help Protect Your Eyes

Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags exercise reduces risk of eye disease, macular degeneration, retina, eye health, vision

Exercise can seem like a daily chore to some, but it actually may help our body in more ways than we think. A recent study suggests that exercise could protect our eyes as we age.

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What is Low Vision?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags low vision, visual impairment, glaucoma, cataracts, amd, diabetic retinopathy, treatment, devices

Low vision refers to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, prescription drugs, glasses or contacts. It's often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision. Low vision can impact people of any age, but it is primarily associated with adults over the age of 60.

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Monday, June 09, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags cataract awareness month, prevention, uv radiation, eye exams, cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and affect more than 22 million Americans aged 40 and older. Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center wants you to be informed about the ways you can help protect yourself.

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Foods to Help You Get More Shut Eye

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags sleep inducing foods, tryptophan, complex carbs, eye health

In today's fast-paced world it is very common to miss out on getting enough restful sleep each night. The challenge of balancing proper rest with everything else that needs to get done in a day can be very tricky. However, many are not aware that not getting enough rest can wreak havoc on your eyesight. While it's obvious that lack of sleep can cause dark circles to appear under your eyes, not getting enough rest can interfere with your eye health.

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5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Monday, May 05, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags eye protection, summer, uv rays, sunglasses, healthy vision

As the weather warms up, visions of sandy beaches, family picnics, and outdoor adventures become reality, but with all that time outside, don't forget to keep your peepers protected from the serious dangers associated with UV rays. Just as we make the effort to protect our skin from sunburns, we should also make sure that our eyes are safeguarded as well so that we can maintain healthy vision for many summers to come.

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Women's Eye Health & Safety Month

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags dry eye syndrome, vision health, eye exams, women\'s eye health, exercise

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. Did you know that more women suffer from visual impairments than men? Two thirds of blindness occurs in women, fortunately 75% of visual impairments is preventable and/or treatable.

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Foods to help fight AMD

Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags age related macular degeneration, fruits, vegetables, antioxidants, omega 3 nutrients

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss for those aged 55 and older in the United States, affecting more than 10 million Americans. Age-related macular degeneration is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, the inside back layer of the eye that records images and send them via the optic nerve from the eye to brain. The retina's central portion, known as the macular is in charge of focusing central vision in the eye. It controls our ability to read, recognize faces and colors, drive a car, and see objects in fine detail.

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Important tips for contact lens wearers

Monday, March 17, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags contact lenses, infection, cornea, proper care, prescriptions, vision, eye health

Are you one of the approximately 36 million Americans who wear contact lenses? Chances are that you went through a mini-course in proper hygiene with your eye doctor when you first obtained your prescription, but if you're being completely honest, any typical morning might involve waking up, getting dressed, brushing your teeth, throwing in your contact lenses and quickly drinking some coffee before heading out the door to greet the day. That all-too-quick minute used to put in your contact lenses may seem as insignificant and routine as choosing a travel mug for your morning coffee, but think about it, those lenses you are hastily placing in your eyes are custom-fitted, doctor-prescribed medical devices that should be given a whole lot more consideration.

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Monday, March 03, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags eye health, safety, computer vision syndrome, prevention, eye exams, clear advantage

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Whether you spend hours in front of a computer or use power tools at your day job, it is always important to keep eye health and safety in mind as the gift of sight is irreplaceable.

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Tips to protect your eyes this winter

Monday, February 10, 2014
Author: Clear Advantage Vision Correction Center

Tags winter, dry eyes, protection, sunglasses, uv rays, clear advantage vision correction center

Our eyes are extremely delicate organs, and while most of us often think more about staying warm in the winter months rather than taking care of our eyes, eye injuries and irritation can just as easily occur in February as in June. Whether you're hitting the slopes, heading to work or just getting cozy by the fire, you should be aware of your surroundings when it comes to protecting your vision. Here are some easy tips to keep your eyes healthy this winter.

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