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The Egg and Eye

Do you know what food is “egg-cellent” for your eyes? You guessed it: Eggs! Eggs contain many nutrients that are very good for your health. Lutein and Zeaxanthin are two nutrients found in egg yolks that can promote good retinal health and prevent macular degeneration, the #1 cause of blindness in the United States. They…

Reading Glasses

Reading glasses…they’re both wonderful and terrible.  They miraculously make the words jump off the page in long-forgotten clarity, but they seem never to be on hand when you need them.  But why do you need them?  You celebrated your 40th birthday and 2 weeks later you awaken in the morning unable to read your text…

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Summer is here!

It’s hard enough getting kids lathered up in sunscreen before heading out to the pool; getting them to wear sunglasses may seem next to impossible.  But did you know that not only can the sun cause a sunburn on your skin, it can also cause the equivalent of a sunburn on your eyes?  This is…

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When Does an Eye Exam Expire? How Often Do You Need One?

Your Local Eye Doctor in Palm Beach County, FL Explains Are you wondering how often you and your kids should have an eye exam? Several factors determine the frequency of your eye exams, such as your age, overall health, ocular health, risk of developing eye disease, and family medical history. Regular checkups help your eye…

Eye Exams for Diabetics: Why Are they Important?

Advice from Your Optometric Eye Care Center An annual checkup at your optometric eye care center can help detect diabetes-related vision problems at the earliest stages when treatment is most effective. Diabetes increases the risk of many eye problems like diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, macular edema and retinal detachments. Since symptoms do not often manifest…

Enjoy the Outdoors with Proper Eyewear

Tips for Cyclists, Hikers, Runners, and Kayakers from Your Optometric Eye Care Center Choosing the right eyewear for your outdoor activities helps you maximize the fun while protecting your ocular health. The experienced professionals at our optometric eye care center share important tips to help you maintain healthy vision. Cyclists: Cycling eyewear must provide effective protection…

Complete Optometric Eye Care for Your Family

Specialty Eye Exams and Eyewear to Suit Your Lifestyle A regular visit to your eye doctor helps detect and treat vision problems before they impact your quality of life and safety. Problems in vision occur due to many reasons, the most common being age and other health issues like diabetes and high blood pressure. Some…

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Replacement Contact Lenses – Is Hubble Worth It?

For $360 a year, less than $1 per day, you can now wear the “latest” in daily replacement contact lenses.  They’re advertised as comfortable, packaged in a recycled, stylish cardboard box, and they’re cheap, advertised at less than half the price of other name brand daily contacts.  So how can you go wrong? Sorry to…

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