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Health Benefits of Fall Cleaning

Have you ever thought about the benefits of home tidiness? We tend to restrict full home cleaning to unofficial holidays, like “spring cleaning.” This is seen as a time to completely strip down our homes, go through all of the rubbage that has built up over the winter, and start fresh. Of course, spring cleaning is a…

Artificial Intelligence & Health Care

Artificial Intelligence & Health Care

Artificial voice intelligence is quickly expanding and growing to improve lives across the world in many different aspects. One avenue where this is especially true is the healthcare industry. This May, Amazon announced that is building a health & wellness team within Alexa. The goal is to dive deeper into the health-care space. According to,…

Eyewear Trends

Eyewear Trends

With the seasons changing, there is no better time than now to get yourself a new pair of cool glasses. According to the Vision Council of America, approximately 75% of adults use some sort of vision correction, and out of that percentage, 64% of them wear eyeglasses. Make sure that before you shop around, you…

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August: National Eye Exam Month

Don’t look now, but, yes, National Eye Exam Month is upon us!  So, while you’re enjoying the beautiful sights of waning summer and anticipating the breath-taking fall foliage (if you’re lucky enough to live in an area with breath-taking fall foliage) make sure to take care of the precious sense of sight that allows us…

Vitamins For Eye Health

Vitamins For Eye Health

Going to the doctors regularly is an important part of taking care of your health. But going to the eye doctors is what we believe to be the most important. Learn how low vision is impacting America and why keeping up on eye exams in every stage of life is an important part in making…

Polarized vs. Non-Polarized Glasses

Polarized vs. Non-Polarized Glasses

People are very aware of the damage sun can do to their skin these days, and of course, this is the time of year for extra vigilance with sunscreen and hats and other precautions.  But are you protecting the precious gift of your vision as well as you should?  It’s well-known that ultraviolet rays can…

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How To Treat Sunburn

Summer is finally officially here. With this warm-weather season comes many fun outdoor activities. This makes sunburn a big concern. No matter how many times we have been told to use sunscreen it is easy to forget to use (and apply accordingly if you do). Here are a few easy ways to ease your pain…

Medication While Traveling

Medication While Traveling

Getting ready for a trip — short or extended — always brings a lot of planning demands, and it’s not difficult to overlook some of the daily tasks that, while vitally important, are taken for granted. Staying on a proper medication schedule while traveling is one such example. Packing everything for easy accessibility, changes in…

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What Is The Sunshine Act? Your Questions; answered.

In August 2013, the Sunshine Act was passed. This new law put heavy restrictions on the marketing and sales practices of manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologicals. The act required these companies to report any money and the value of items given to physicians and hospitals. This was enacted to increase transparency for patients…

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Low Vision – How It Impacts America

  The term seems self-explanatory enough, but low vision is really a wide-sweeping condition that impacts millions of Americans, and at least 135 million people worldwide.  People who have some extent of functional vision but have been informed by their doctors that their eyesight cannot be completely restored to top level even with normal prescription…