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Do carrots really help the eyes?

Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing prescription eyeglasses or contacts? Although I jest, eating carrots really does help your eye health. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene which is beneficial to our vision. However, we would have to consume an extremely large amount of carrots in order to get a sufficient amount of [...]

Do sweets affect your eyesight?

Has an excess of sugary sweets affected your eyesight? After indulging in that luscious box of Valentine’s chocolates, and the euphoria has waned somewhat, have you noticed the presence of dry eye, a headache, or blurred vision? An excess of sugary sweets can and will affect your vision, especially if you are a [...]

What causes Macular Degeneration?

Is your vision blurred? Do you see a small black or grey blind spot in the center of your field of vision? Has your night vision diminished? Have you experienced a decrease in the intensity of colors? Are you experiencing an overall haziness in your vision in general? Have straight lines begun to [...]

Why is an Annual Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam Important?

I See Fine...Why Do I Need An Eye Exam? A comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be certain your eyes are healthy. During your examination, each eye is closely inspected for vision problems and eye diseases. Since many eye diseases do not present early warning signs, the pupils are dilated to enable [...]