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Eat Right for Your Eyes

There is one universal truth of every American Mom whether in Pontiac or Fond du Lac. There you were pushing your mushy carrots around your plate trying to stall enough to not have to eat them. To which your mom said, “You better eat those carrots, or your eyes will be like Jimmy who needs […]

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Get the Pink Out — Conjunctivitis

If there’s one good thing that has come out of this everlasting virus it’s that kids haven’t been passing pink eye around Pontiac schools. Otherwise, it’s pretty much inevitable that kids in school come across this virus. Pink eye is a common school virus that spreads between students. While pink eye looks pretty bad, it’s […]

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What is Macular Degeneration?

Deteriorating vision can be thought of as a part of aging. A large part of that perception is due to the development of cataracts in people over age 60. But that is easily fixable with modern cataract surgery. Unfortunately, the leading cause of severe vision loss in people over the age of 60 is actually […]

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What You Expect from your Eyes After 40

“Life begins at 40.” That’s the old adage. But while more experience may be good for your overall life, your eyes may not be so pleased passing this age milestone. Why? For most people, 40 spells the time when various vision and eye health issues become more prevalent. Fortunately, the discovery of new technologies in […]

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What is a Detached Retina?

If you experience sudden flashes or the appearance of a series of new floaters across your vision, you may have a detached retina. Retinal detachment is an emergency situation where the thin tissue at the back of the eye, the retina, pulls away from the wall. If a detached retina isn’t treated immediately, it can […]

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Resolve to Protect Your Eyes for 2021

The year 2020 initially seemed like a great year for eye care professionals everywhere, 20/20, right? A certain virus walked into the room and spoiled not only the fun of those numbers, but the entire year for everyone on the planet. And it’s not done yet. But at least there’s an end in sight, pardon […]

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What Does Diabetes Do to Your Eyes?

Here’s a question. What’s the leading cause of blindness in the United State? If you said macular degeneration or cataracts, you’d be wrong. It’s diabetic retinopathy. In fact, diabetes can lead to a variety of eye conditions. And considering the explosion of diabetes in this country as the population continues the trend toward obesity, that’s […]

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Your Children and Their Eyes

If you have young children, it seems you’re always worrying about something. When do I need to get immunizations? Are they developing appropriate to their age? What’s up with those friends? It’s a veritable worry-fest at times. Eye care is kind of a fuzzy area. If it seems your child sees just fine, many parents […]

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Give Your Eyes a Gift This Holiday Season

During this oddest of years, we haven’t been able to go out as much and travel has been mostly a no go. The one good thing to come from this is we’ve saved lots of money. People have been using this newfound cash to update their old couches, buy new computers, and the like. But […]

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Healthy Living for Your Eyes

Did you know that your physical health has a direct bearing on your eye health? Especially as we approach the holidays, it’s important to remember how much our diet, exercise, and healthy living habits can promote healthy living. Here are some tips to remember to keep your eyes healthy. Eat Right for Eye Sight Dark […]

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