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May Is Healthy Vision Month: Why You Need a Comprehensive Eye Exam

May is the month to recognize why it is essential to have annual comprehensive eye exams. Taking care of your eyes is crucial and should be a priority as they are the windows through which you see and connect with the world. Your eye health is as important as your physical well-being. During the healthy vision month of May, get a comprehensive eye exam to find out the health status of your eye health.


Cataracts: Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatment

People who have cataracts struggle to see through the cloudiness of their eye lenses. They tend to see things like looking through a frosty window. Most of them have trouble driving and reading. They may even find it difficult to see the facial expressions of people they interact with regularly.


Seasonal Allergies and Dry Eye Syndrome: Know the Difference

Seasonal allergies and dry eye syndrome share similar symptoms. However, the two conditions have different underlying causes. Eye allergies can lead to dry eye syndrome. If you are experiencing eye discomfort with or without discharge, you may wonder if it is due to allergies or dry eye syndrome. 


How Nutritional Supplements Help Treat Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disorder that affects cells in the part of the eye called the retina, thereby causing changes in vision. In those with macular degeneration, images that usually appear clear and sharp often become blurred at first, and then as the disease progresses, they can become distorted, enlarged, cloudy, dark, or spotted.


How Eye Doctors Test for Glaucoma

Regular and comprehensive eye exams are essential for protecting eye health. Early detection will help protect your vision from damage due to glaucoma. Eye exams include several tests to detect signs of glaucoma. Having your eyes examined regularly will allow the doctors to screen for glaucoma. 


10 Tips for Beating Dry Eyes

Dry eye, also known as ocular surface disease, is a condition that people identify with the lack of adequate eye lubrication. The condition can result from different factors, including extreme weather. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to combat eye dryness. Here are 10 tips that can help.


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment: What to Expect

As you get older, sun blemishes, redness, freckles, and other signs of patchy skin tone and texture start to appear. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy can treat these skin issues and give your skin a fresh start. Even if you are young, you can improve your skin’s health with IPL treatments.


What Happens at a Dry Eye Spa?

Dry eye syndrome occurs when the tears you produce are unable to provide enough lubrication for your eyes. Your tears may be inadequate for several reasons. For example, you may be producing low-quality tears or not enough tears. This instability can cause damage or inflammation of the surface of your eye.


Radiofrequency Treatment for Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common condition, especially in older individuals. The condition causes people to experience a gritty or stinging sensation in their eyes, in addition to redness. Dry eye syndrome can be chronic or temporary. Left untreated, it can cause various complications, ranging from infections to double vision. Fortunately, treatment is available.


How TempSure Can Help With Skin Imperfections

As you age, your skin starts to change and reveals fine lines, wrinkles, and loose skin. These skin imperfections can be fixed in a few ways, but one of the least invasive ways to accomplish non-surgical skin tightening is with TempSure.


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