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What You Need to Know About Aging & Eye Health

Heraclitus, a famous Greek philosopher, once said, “The only constant in life is change.” This statement seems all-too-true when it comes to aging. There are many changes our bodies go through as we age. Some of the most common changes occur with vision, but not all visual changes that happen with age are “normal.” Continue reading What You Need to Know About Aging & Eye Health

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Contrast Sensitivity and It’s Importance for Vision

When it comes to our eyes, it’s difficult to remember all the terminology that accompanies the amazing things they can do. Things like acuity, photophobia, and photostress recovery may seem complicated, but they’re the abilities that your eyes utilize every day to help you navigate the world. One of those important abilities that is less well known is called contrast sensitivity. Continue reading Contrast Sensitivity and It’s Importance for Vision

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How to Find a Good Vitamin

In some of our recent blogs, we’ve talked about nutrition, why food isn’t enough, and what supplementation can do for us, but there are a lot of choices in the world of vitamins. From specialized alphabet vitamins (A, B, C, D, E) to holistic multi-vitamins, they can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, doses, and qualities. So, how can you know which one(s) you should take?

To help you with choosing a high-quality product, here are a few things to look for when checking into a vitamin brand. Continue reading How to Find a Good Vitamin

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EyePromise® In the News Vol. 2

EyePromise has been working hard to spread the importance of eye health and nutrition. In this effort, we’ve had some really great opportunities to share our message with organizations like Thrive Global, Vision Monday, and even Martha Stewart. Here are the highlights for each of our outreaches. Continue reading EyePromise® In the News Vol. 2

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Why Supplementation Is Important

At this point, we likely know that nutrition is important for all aspects of our health, including eye health. That’s why brightly colored fruits and vegetables, fish, and leafy greens are foods we should try to incorporate into what we eat every day. But how much would we need to eat to get what our eyes really need from our food? Continue reading Why Supplementation Is Important

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Evolve Your AMD Protocol

Updating your AMD care protocol could be just the boost your practice needs.

As we all know, the only constant in life is change. Change is a necessary part of evolution, and your practices should be no different. For example, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has been around for decades, and the care protocols haven’t been updated much in those years. However, Craig Bowen, OD, shared how he keeps his procedures fresh in an article for Review of Optometric Business and talks about why you should consider updating yours. Continue reading Evolve Your AMD Protocol

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How Does Nutrition Help Your Eye Health?

It’s well known that what you eat affects your health. Eating certain nutrients can help support your immune system, while others help build muscle tissue. But did you know that your nutrition can greatly impact your eye health? Continue reading How Does Nutrition Help Your Eye Health?

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What to Do About Screen Time and Myopia

According to some experts, excessive screen time on devices like tablets, smartphones, and computers can increase the risk of nearsightedness, or myopia, in children. While not ideal, there are several ways to counteract this physiological change in the eye.
Continue reading What to Do About Screen Time and Myopia

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5 Tips for Growing Your Practice

In the wake of the pandemic, things seem to finally be returning to normal. While there are many ordinances that have additional restrictions, many practices have been able to open back up, and patient volume has been steady or better for most offices. However, many struggled during the closure and are concerned about how their practice will rebound. With that in mind, we’re sharing 5 tips for growing your eye care practice according to the AOA. Continue reading 5 Tips for Growing Your Practice

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Living with Low Vision: There Are Options

Living with low vision is scary, but possible. Here's how.

Learning you have a detrimental eye health issue is a terrifying thing. Many people who learn that they’re facing vision loss or who start to experience vision loss often feel scared, lost, and even hopeless and depressed. However, there are several options to help those with vision loss continue to live their lives to their fullest potential. Continue reading Living with Low Vision: There Are Options