January is National Eye Care Month!

National Eye Care Month celebrates your eyes and focuses on caring for your vision.   If one of your resolutions this year is to get healthy, caring for your eyes should be at the top of your list!  Did you know that many common health conditions can be discovered during an annual eye exam, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol?

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3 Quick Tips for Caring for Your Eyes

  1. Annual Comprehensive Eye Exam – Many eye conditions can be treated if caught early on.  A comprehensive eye exam can catch subtle changes in your vision and alert your eye care professional to a developing eye condition such as glaucoma known as the “Thief of Sight.”
  2. Stay Active and Eat Smart – People who are physically active and include plenty of leafy greens, omega-3 fatty acids, and fresh fruits and vegetables in their diet may be less likely to develop glaucoma and macular degeneration – two of the leading causes of vision impairment.
  3. Wear UV Protective Sunglasses – Protecting your eyes from harmful UVA/UVB rays may help prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, and other common eye conditions.  The ImproVision filter lenses can protect your eyes from 100% UV rays while reducing glare and increasing contrast. 

Celebrate National Eye Care Month today by scheduling your annual eye exam with your eye care professional!

Jan 23, 2023

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