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Common Occasional Dry Eye Myths

Some people believe in these common occasional dry eye ideas, but they're not true.

Myths are typically a thing of fantasy, and you wouldn’t expect them to have a place in eye health. Unfortunately, there are several “myths” that many people believe that are simply not true. Here are a few of those beliefs held by people who experience occasional dry eye that we are happy to dispel.

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EyePromise Has Partnered with Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels is a charity working to bring life-saving nutrition to millions of under served mothers and children.

Good nutrition is the foundation of a good life. By eating well, our bodies get the nutritional support they need to keep performing at their best. However, some people don’t have access to nutritional support. In fact, malnutrition is the #1 cause of preventable childhood death worldwide. EyePromise is passionate about nutrition for eye and overall health, and that’s why we’ve chosen to partner with Vitamin Angels. Continue reading EyePromise Has Partnered with Vitamin Angels

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Alzheimer’s and Eye Health: Early Detection

Alzheimer's losing brain and memory function.

You probably heard the saying: “The eyes are the mirror of the soul.” But did you know that eyes are also the mirror to the brain health?  Alzheimer’s, a progressive health issue that slowly destroys memory and other important mental functions, affects as many as 5.5 million Americans age 65 and older. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, and early detection is critical to future care. But there is hope.  Research shows certain eye exams can determine the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s before symptoms even appear.
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Occasional Dry Eye Facts and Solutions

Occasional dry eye affects millions of Americans. It’s estimated that just under 5 million people suffer from occasional dry eye, but many more may be suffering in silence. A 2013study found that 6 million people were had symptoms of occasional dry eye but didn’t realize it. If you or someone you know suffers from occasional dry eye, here are a few things to keep in mind. Continue reading Occasional Dry Eye Facts and Solutions

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AMD and the Gift of Healthy Vision

AMD is an inherited eye health concern. EyePromise has your way to intervene.

Have you ever heard the saying “You can’t pick your family”? It can be applied to many different things: your embarrassing uncle, your annoying brother, your stubborn grandparent. You’re likely stuck with these family members, and you’re also stuck with some of their genetic traits, including their health history. Family history is one of the most certain risk factors of many health concerns, including heart and brain health. Continue reading AMD and the Gift of Healthy Vision

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Occasional Dry Eye vs. Seasonal Allergies: Symptoms, Causes, and Solutions

Ah, spring! After a long cold winter, warm weather can’t get here quick enough. Yet, for some people, the spring season is as dreadful as a trip to the dentist. The reason: allergies. Seasonal allergies can cause a host of eye issues, and the symptoms are very similar to occasional dry eye. So, how can you be sure if the itchy, gritty, tired eyes are the symptoms of seasonal allergies or occasional dry eye?

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Mark Cuban’s Take on “Health Gimmicks”

There seems to be a rapidly growing number of health-focused products out there. It can get confusing to know which ones will work and which are just get-rich-quick scams. Mark Cuban, a business guru and judge on the hit show Shark Tank, expressed his frustration with healthcare products promising results not backed by sound science, particularly when it comes to vitamins and supplements. Continue reading Mark Cuban’s Take on “Health Gimmicks”