4 Things Lupus Sufferers Need To Know About Cataracts

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Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect your entire body, and unfortunately, your eyes are no exception. Lupus can cause a variety of eye problems, but cataracts are the most common. Here are four things lupus sufferers need to know about cataracts. What are cataracts? Your corneas are the lenses in the fronts of your eyes. Your corneas cover both your pupils and your irises, and since they focuses the light that enters your eyes, they're very important.

4 December 2015

5 Signs You Should Visit the Optometrist

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When it comes to eye care, seeing an optometrist is the best way to understand your current eye health. An optometrist can diagnose potential issues and help you with the solutions you need before your eyes take further damage. To protect your visual acuity over the long term, see your optometrist when any of these 5 signs appear: 1. Headaches If you experience frequent headaches, this can be symptomatic of vision problems.

11 November 2015

3 Tips For Choosing Eyeglasses That Will Look Great All Year Long

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Once your vision insurance resets for the year, you might be excited about heading to the eye doctor, getting your exam, and picking out a new pair of glasses. Unfortunately, if you pick the wrong pair, those frames might look silly and dated within a few months—making you self-conscious. Here are three tips for choosing eyeglasses that will look great all year long so that you don't have to worry:

22 October 2015

Words Blurry When Reading Books? Why This May Be Happening

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If you love to read but all of a sudden everything is blurry and you cannot see any of the letters, this could be due to many things. The most important thing and the first thing you should do is to see your eye doctor. They can help you understand what is going on and help you get the right treatment.  Below are two things the doctor may tell you is the problem.

1 September 2015

One Day Meal Plan With Foods To Boost Your Eye Health

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Your diet helps to determine your health. What you eat also affects your eye health. It seems hard to identify all the of necessary nutrients you need to intake on a daily basis to keep your overall health in good shape; however, you may be surprised to learn that most common foods are packed with nutrients. Here is a one day meal plan with foods aimed to boost your eye health that many eye care centers suggest themselves.

17 August 2015

Seeing Red -- What's Behind Your Bloodshot Eyes

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Are you noticing that you have red, bloodshot eyes? There are lots of reasons they occur and just as many ways to treat them. It's important to remember that most causes of red eyes are not serious and can be treated relatively easy. Here are the 5 most common reasons for red eyes: Conjunctivitis. Better known as "pink eye," conjunctivitis is an infection in the conjunctiva (the thin membrane that lines the eyelid).

14 August 2015

Cataract Surgery And Medicare: How Much Of The Surgery Is Covered?

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When you are a retiree and you are faced with cataract surgery, you may be wondering what the cost out-of-pocket will be. Even though you have Medicare insurance from the government, there is still going to be some portion that you pay for. Here is how you can figure out what the surgery will cost you. Check Medicare Parts A and B Medicare Part A covers in-patient hospital stays, including any meals you will need and your room.

13 August 2015