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Understanding Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

Understanding Cataracts and Cataract Surgery Everyone is born with a natural lens. As we age, the natural lens will become cloudy, which is called a cataract. Cataracts may also be present at birth or develop as the result of an eye injury. However, cataract surgery...

Protecting Your Eyes Against Ultraviolet Rays

Protecting Your Eyes Against Ultraviolet Rays Ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damage to your eyes as well as increase your risk of cataracts and certain cancers of the eyes and eyelids.  Those at higher risk of the dangers of UV damage are Caucasians. Traits of...

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Eye injuries can occur at any time, but the frequency of those related to sports and recreation are at much higher rates.  According to the U.S. Eye Injury Registry, fishing is the number one cause of sports-related...

Don’t Miss These Savings!

Hearing Aid Specialist Great Savings! WOW!!! A $1000 savings and a free Phonak ComPilot II ($525 savings)! Don’t pass up these savings! Call Hearing Aid Specialist, Gene Smith, at Hearing Center South, to schedule your free hearing screening and for more...

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month In the Workplace While working each day, almost 2000 people injure their eyes.  One third of these injuries require a visit to the emergency room.  Three out of five workplace eye injuries occur...

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month Patients who have diabetic retinopathy may also develop macular degeneration at some point in their life.  This condition affects the center of the retina known as the macula, which is the “window” to your...