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How Does My Diet Affect My Eyesight?

May 14, 2019 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Age-related macular degeneration (AGD) is the leading cause of vision loss across the globe. Especially here in America, where 11 million suffer from the condition. Though there’s currently no way to prevent AGD, studies show that a better diet can reduce the risk of developing it as you age. This post will cover diet and how it relates to family eye care in Chillicothe, OH. Food Choices for Healthy Eyes A proper diet keeps us thin and reduces the risk of developing a number of health problems, especially when it comes to eyesight. A diet rich in the foods below... View Article

How to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

April 30, 2019 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s almost summer once again. For the majority of us, that means spending more time outdoors whether you’re mowing the lawn, doing some gardening, or hanging out at the local swimming pool. For your sake, let’s hope that you apply plenty of sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays while you’re outside. But, protection from the sun doesn’t stop there. UV rays are just as bad (if not worse) for your eyes as they are for your skin. This post will cover what you need to know about the sun and summer eye care in Chillicothe,... View Article

January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Here’s What You Need to Know About This Eye Disease

January 25, 2019 11:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, but so many of our patients are unaware of the disease and what it could mean for their vision. Glaucoma is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. It is known as “the silent thief” because it has the ability to slowly reduce your vision without early symptoms or pain. This month, we are urging our clients to stop by for an eye exam in Chillicothe, OH to test for glaucoma. Only then can you be sure that you’re treating your eyes appropriately in order to enjoy great vision for years to... View Article

Summer Is Here! How Allergies Can Affect Your Eyes—and How You Can Find Relief

July 31, 2018 7:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While summer is a fun time of year, it’s a whole lot less fun if you’re constantly suffering from allergy symptoms. Whether it’s pollen, mold, dust or anything else, allergies can make life miserable. Sometimes allergies have a particularly bad effect on your eyes, causing red eyes, itchy eyes, tearing and other bothersome symptoms. Are you looking to solve that allergy issue once and for all? Then the assistance of an experienced provider of eye care in Chillicothe, OH is just what you need. Let’s take a look at the top ways to get relief from irritating summer allergies. What’s... View Article

What You Should Know About Transition Lenses

July 6, 2018 11:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Transition lenses have become very popular in recent years, so most people know that these lenses offer one of the most convenient solutions for eyeglass wearers who spend a lot of time in the sun. Despite this obvious convenience, though, the reality is that the benefits of transition lenses can extend to many other facets of your everyday life as well. In addition to protecting your eyes from the sun’s UV rays, transition lenses can also help prevent eyestrain for those who spend a lot of time on their phones and computers, and for those with a hypersensitivity to light.... View Article