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Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti Mission Trip

Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti Mission Trip

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

Congratulations to EyeHealth Northwest’s EHR Systems Manager Sharon Jean- Louis on her first mission trip with her non-profit Healthy Eyes 4 Haiti. In cooperation with Highland Park United Methodist Church, they provided eye care services to 800 patients and 600 free eyeglasses were dispensed to the Haitian community of Petit Goave.

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Exercise and Your Eye Health

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many reasons that people exercise – increased energy, weight loss, and several additional benefits. But have you ever heard how regular exercise can keep your eyes on their A game? Here is how regular exercise is helping your vision!

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3 Tips That Can Help You Decrease Your Risk Of Spring Allergies

Monday, February 26, 2018

You have probably found yourself, a victim, to spring allergies and the annoying side effects. A runny nose, and the dreaded red, itchy, watery eyes. Here are 3 tips you can use to decrease your risk of getting spring allergies this year.

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Everything You Need To Know About Cataracts

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What are some facts you haven’t heard before? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here is everything that you need to know about cataracts!

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Your Eye Health and Your Diet

Your Eye Health and Your Diet

Monday, January 22, 2018
by EyeHealth Northwest

It is important to ensure that you are eating foods that are good for your overall health as well as your eye health. Don't worry, we’ve got you covered - here are 3 things in your diet that are damaging your eye health!

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Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Everything You Need To Know About Pink Eye

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with an irritating, common eye condition known as pink eye or conjunctivitis. Here is everything you need to know about pink eye!

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These 4 Habits Are Damaging Your Eyes

These 4 Habits Are Damaging Your Eyes

Friday, December 15, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

What if you found out your bad habits were affecting your eye health? We are here to help! Here are 4 bad habits that could be negatively impacting your eyes.

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4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

4 Easy Steps To Take To Protect Your Vision

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many steps you can take to keep your body healthy, including your eye health and vision. There are many factors that contribute to your eye health and these are a couple ways you can protect your vision!

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Is it Time for You to Get an Eye Exam?

Is it Time for You to Get an Eye Exam?

Friday, November 10, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Life gets busy and sometimes we forgot about appointments, it happens. So, if you are sitting there trying to remember when the last time you had your eyes checked - you aren’t alone. Your health is important, and it is crucial to take care of your eyes. So, when do you know it’s time to get your eyes checked?

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Everything you need to know about Open-Angle Glaucoma

Everything you need to know about Open-Angle Glaucoma

Thursday, October 26, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

As we get older we start thinking more and more about health and conditions we may be prone to getting. This is something you think about a lot when thinking about your eye health in particular. One condition that can start to develop as you get older is Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.

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Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

Common Eye Injuries: What Are They and How Can You Prevent Them

Thursday, October 19, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

There are many scenarios you may find yourself in where you are at risk for an eye injury. Whether you are playing a sport, handling chemicals, or in the way of any foreign objects you could find yourself dealing with an eye injury. Here are 4 of the most common eye injuries and how you can prevent them!

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The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

The Difference Between Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

When you are at your eye appointment you might hear the terms nearsightedness and farsightedness. You might even be dealing with one of these conditions. But what do they both mean?

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Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Helpful Tips to Protect Your Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Growing up in today’s day and age it’s not if you will use technology throughout the day - it’s about how long your day will be consumed behind a screen. Whether you’re sitting at work behind a computer for 8 hours or lounging on the couch scrolling through your newsfeed you could be experiencing the side effects of Digital Eye Strain.

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Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

Foods That Will Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy!

Friday, August 25, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

We fuel our body with foods for our overall health but have you ever put in any thought about which foods have the best impact on our eye health? We are here to help! Check out which food groups will help keep you and your eyes healthy!

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How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision.

How Smoking Is Negatively Impacting Your Vision.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

It is well known that smoking is the leading cause of serious health conditions that affect your lungs, heart, and much more. What most people don’t know is how smoking negatively impacts your eyes.

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What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

What Does Falling Asleep in Your Contacts Mean for Your Eyes?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

We’ve all been there before, you fall asleep on your couch watching TV or get home from a long day at work and wake up with your contacts still in. We know we shouldn’t sleep in our contacts but mistakes are inevitable. But why is it so bad for us to wear our contacts overnight?

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4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

4 Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Thursday, July 13, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. Currently, cataracts affect more than 22 million people in the United States that are above the age of 40.

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3 Helpful Tips That Can Help Improve Your Vision at Night

3 Helpful Tips That Can Help Improve Your Vision at Night

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you find yourself struggling with your vision at night? You aren’t alone! Worldwide people are experiencing this same vision impairment at night time.

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5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye

5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Symptoms of Dry Eye

Thursday, June 15, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

When your eyes stop producing enough tears needed to nourish your eyes, you could start having to deal with a condition known as Dry Eye.

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What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

What are Cataracts? When Should You Contact an Eye Doctor?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
by EyeHealth Northwest

When the eyes natural lens becomes clouded with clumped up proteins then you are developing cataracts. These clumped proteins block light from entering the eye, which causes your vision to become increasingly blurrier over time and if left unresolved will result in the complete loss of your vision.

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