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20
Apr
2018
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Help Your Parent Make Decisions About Cataract Surgery

Parenting is one of life’s greatest challenges and blessings. Often, it takes becoming a parent to fully realize the sacrifice our parents made to raise us. Most of us would agree that nurturing, educating, training and molding children is one of the hardest and most rewarding jobs there is. As our parents age, we can […]

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10
Apr
2018
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Take a Permanent Vacation . . .

Flip flops: check. Hat: check. Bathing suit: check. Cooler: check. Glasses & contacts: ugh. Is it too early to plan your getaway? No way! If you’re already dreaming of sun, surf and sand, the last thing you want to think about is how to avoid breaking your glasses or taking care of your contact lenses. Spring is here […]

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29
Mar
2018
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Diabetics are More Than Twice as Likely to Develop Cataracts

Diabetics are More Than Twice as Likely to Develop Cataracts Need another reason to get your weight under control? A new study of over 56,000 diabetes patients will provide renewed motivation. It concluded that diabetics are at least twice as likely to develop cataracts as non-diabetics. Diabetes is now a global epidemic and is skyrocketing […]

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20
Feb
2018
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Three Lifestyle Changes That Can Save Your Vision

I’m a 62-year old Certified Nutritionist, Weight Loss Specialist, and Gerontologist and I’m not thrilled with the aging process. Since I’d better “walk the walk,” I hit the gym every morning and eat a very healthy diet. Still, I’m constantly reminded that I’m no longer living in a 20-year-old body. My workouts focus on injury […]

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12
Feb
2018
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Education: Contact Lens Wear and Care

Using Contact Lenses? Pay Attention to Contact Lens Hygiene If you don’t like wearing glasses, you can use contact lenses. They don’t alter your appearance and are safe when used properly. That said, if you don’t maintain contact lens hygiene, you are risking serious eye problems. Eye infections due to contact lenses can result in […]

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05
Feb
2018
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Eat Foods with Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Eye Health

Eat Foods with Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Eye Health Written by Lorie Eber Worried about losing your eyesight to glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, or macular degeneration? Suffering from dry eye syndrome? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magic elixir we could take that could preserve our eyesight? There is a miracle eye preserver and […]

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26
Jan
2018
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New Options Available For Cataract Patients

  …you knew you didn’t want to depend on glasses after cataract surgery. Patients now have more options than ever before. Most cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and are found to some degree in up to 65 percent of people in their 60s and more than 80 percent of people over […]

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17
Jan
2018
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Contacts And The Great Outdoors

  Utah is an amazing place to live. Camping and hiking are popular activities enjoyed by many people, even during the winter months. Imagine waking up in the morning and breathing in that clean, crisp mountain air. Nothing like it, right? How about waking up in the morning to find your contacts dried up and frozen in […]

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26
Nov
2017
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Find Your Happy

WHEN YOU HAVE A PURPOSE IN LIFE, YOUR WHY WILL BECOME YOUR HAPPY. Whatever your passion, whatever your vision, let’s bring it into focus. Imagine being able to shovel the walk without your glasses fogging up. Or taking your kiddos sledding without having your glasses slipping or flying off. Or how about being able to focus […]

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17
Nov
2017
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Understanding the LASIK Success Rate

One of the most common questions eye surgeons are asked is: What is the LASIK success rate? To help answer the question let’s break down the definition of LASIK outcomes. LASIK outcomes are measured by a variety of factors, including visual acuity – the sharpness of your vision – and overall patient satisfaction. Visual acuity […]

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