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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Top 5 Google Questions Answered

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a complicated eye health issue and usually presents a lot of questions and concerns. In this video, our Scientific Advisory Board helped us answer the top 5 most commonly googled questions about AMD. Continue reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Top 5 Google Questions Answered

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UV Light vs. Blue Light

For the most part, light is perceived as a positive thing. In fact, it’s often used to portray the “good” side vs. the “evil” in stories and art. However, it’s important to note the potential dangers that can accompany light we’re exposed to on a daily basis. The only two parts of the body that are susceptible to light damage are the skin and eyes, and the kinds of dangerous light that are most prevalent are ultraviolet (UV) and blue light. Continue reading UV Light vs. Blue Light

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Pycnogenol®: What Should You Know?

Pynogenol is a chemical compound that acts as a potent antioxidant.

In today’s health-conscious society, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients are becoming a popular addition to many people’s lifestyles. It seems like almost every other day, another “critical” ingredient is discovered, so it can be difficult to understand what each one does or if they really are necessary for good health. A phytochemical known as Pycnogenol® has been making its way into daily nutraceuticals, supplements, vitamins, and other applications, but what does it do? Continue reading Pycnogenol®: What Should You Know?

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What Healthcare Professionals Think of Screen Time

Dr. Louise Sclafani, Dr. Drew Schwardtz, Andrew Smith, Tanner Deegan

Many of us are concerned about our screen use, especially since it’s increased for most people during the COVID-19 quarantine. We asked several specialists in their field for their thoughts and how we can counteract our new device-heavy activities. In this blog, we feature answers from Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, Andrew “CKG” Smith, Assistant Director of Maryville Esports, Tanner “Zeu” Deegan, Maryville League of Legends Head Coach, and Drew Schwartz, DC. Continue reading What Healthcare Professionals Think of Screen Time

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Vitamin vs. Supplement: What’s the Difference?

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Living a healthier life is on many people’s to-do lists. From exercising to dieting, we’re all trying to make lifestyle changes for the better. For some of us, this includes adding a vitamin or supplement regimen to boost our nutritional intake. But is there a difference between a vitamin and a supplement? And if there is, what is it? Continue reading Vitamin vs. Supplement: What’s the Difference?

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3 Major Benefits of Selenium

Although you might not have heard of selenium, it is a vital mineral your body relies on. Selenium is found naturally in soil, water, and certain foods, and it plays a huge role in metabolism. But along with promoting healthy metabolism, selenium plays many other key roles in keeping us healthy.

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EyePromise In the News Vol. 1

In case you missed it, EyePromise has been featured in the news a lot lately. We’re excited to share the following articles that include mentioning our company and our products. We’ve also included several interviews with EyePromise President Andreas Wolf, as well as EyePromise Scientific Advisory Board members. We hope you enjoy these as much as we do! Continue reading EyePromise In the News Vol. 1

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The New Age of Telehealth

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has forced changes for many different industries. In the medical world, many practices have shut their doors except for emergencies and moved as much of their daily practice as possible to online care. This new-aged healthcare is called telehealth or telemedicine. Continue reading The New Age of Telehealth

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Screen Time = Non-Stop Work for Your Eyes

Screens are everywhere. Even before quarantine, many of us spent hours a day with our screens – working, learning, entertaining ourselves. But when we could leave the house, it seemed easier to avoid screen time. For example, the commute to and from work was a forced break from those long hours on devices. Now that we’re all home, where does it end? Continue reading Screen Time = Non-Stop Work for Your Eyes

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Keeping an Eye on Sports Injuries

We don’t know about you, but we’re counting down the days until sports return. We long for the roar of a crowd, the crack of a bat, and buzz of a jumbotron. But believe it or not, our eyes might not miss sports as much as we do. According to a recent Harris Poll, the majority of American adults don’t know how common traumatic eye injuries are while playing sports without eye protection. Continue reading Keeping an Eye on Sports Injuries