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September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that 17% of Americans who are 65 and older have a vision condition that glasses or contacts can't fix? Are you aware that there is a month dedicated to healthy aging? September is dedicated to educating people about healthy aging. But most adults neglect to see their...

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What You Should and Shouldn\'t Know About Cataracts

What You Should and Shouldn't Know About Cataracts

Friday, August 28, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you starting to find it difficult to drive at night? Have you been seeing halos around lights? These are signs that you could be developing cataracts. Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions that you may develop. There are many misconceptions about cataract...

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Children\'s Eye Health and Safety Month

Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Friday, August 14, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you wonder what you should be doing to keep your children's eyes healthy and safe? Are you aware that there's a whole month dedicated to this very topic? Once August arrives, it is time to start thinking about your kids and what they need for going back to school. As you put togethe...

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How To Know If You\'re A Good LASIK Candidate

How To Know If You're A Good LASIK Candidate

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you wearing contact lenses every day? Do you wonder what life would be like if you didn't need glasses or contacts? Glasses and contacts improve your vision, but they can also make your life more challenging. If you are thinking about getting LASIK, then it's worth talking to...

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The Importance of UV Safety Month

The Importance of UV Safety Month

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Did you know that there is an entire month dedicated to UV safety in July? UV rays are bad for your eyes, which is why you don't look right at the sun and you wear sun protection. Despite knowing these things, people would rather be outdoors enjoying their favorite activities. But it...

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7 Things To Try If You\'re Experiencing Eye Pain

7 Things To Try If You're Experiencing Eye Pain

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do your eyes hurt more often than not? Are you trying to figure out how to treat them? No one likes experiencing pain, especially eye pain. Your eyes can be sensitive, so it can be difficult to know how to treat pain when it occurs. Eye pain is a pretty common feeling to exp...

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Why Is Cataract Awareness Month Necessary?

Why Is Cataract Awareness Month Necessary?

Monday, June 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you seeing halos around lights? Does that make you worried about what's going on with your vision? A sign that you could have cataracts is seeing halos around lights. This is only one of several symptoms of having cataracts. Understanding what cataracts are, the signs and symptoms,...

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4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer

4 Reasons To Consider LASIK This Summer

Friday, May 29, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you want to be able to play sports or swim without worrying about your contacts? Are you always forgetting your contact solution at home? Glasses and contact lenses can improve your vision but they can also be a big inconvenience. If you want to be able to enjoy your summer and you'...

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Did You Know It\'s Healthy Vision Month?

Did You Know It's Healthy Vision Month?

Friday, May 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to learn more about how you can keep your eyes healthy? Did you know there is a whole month dedicated to healthy vision? May is Healthy Vision Month. Why do we need a whole month dedicated to healthy vision? It's important to educate people and help them realize their vi...

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April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Thursday, April 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Do you or a loved one play sports? Are you aware of the importance of wearing eye protection while playing sports? Every year there are thousands of sports-related eye injuries in the United States. Many of these injuries could have been prevented if the proper eye protection was worn....

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Why Should I Consider Using Telemedicine?

Why Should I Consider Using Telemedicine?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to figure out how to get an eye condition checked without going to your eye doctor's office? Are you aware of what telemedicine can involve? Sometimes it is challenging to make it into the doctor's office or they don't have the same availability as you. A great way to st...

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AAO - Coronavirus and Your Eyes

AAO - Coronavirus and Your Eyes

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

By now, you've likely heard of the many ways to keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19. But what about how to keep your eyes safe? There are several ways that COVID-19 can affect your eyes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has shared the graphic below that explains the precautions and s...

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When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

Monday, March 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you expecting your first child? Have you been wondering when they'll need their first eye exam? There's nothing better than being proactive and researching their eyecare needs in advance. Keep reading to learn more about when children need their first eye exam! Who conduct...

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Workplace Eye Wellness Month Is Going On Now!

Workplace Eye Wellness Month Is Going On Now!

Monday, March 16, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you looking for new ideas to keep your employees healthy? Did you know there is an entire month dedicated to workplace eye wellness? Making sure that your employees stay safe and healthy is important for a safe workplace. Eye health and safety is important for all work environments...

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Will Cataract Surgery Mean I Won\'t Get Another Cataract?

Will Cataract Surgery Mean I Won't Get Another Cataract?

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you planning on getting cataract surgery soon? Are you worried that you will get cataracts again after surgery? Worrying about surgery is common, especially if you're getting cataract surgery. That's why we are here to help you have the best possible experience with cataract surger...

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This Month Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

This Month Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Friday, February 14, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Do you know what age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is? AMD is the leading cause of blindness for adults 65 and older in the United States. There is confusion or lack of knowledge around AMD, especially the fact th...

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Are You Mentally Prepared For LASIK?

Are You Mentally Prepared For LASIK?

Thursday, January 30, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you planning on finding out if you're a good LASIK candidate soon? Any kind of surgical procedure is a big deal, especially one that's on your eyes. One of the most important things before having LASIK is that you feel prepared. This means you are physically and mentally prep...

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Did You Know It\'s Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Did You Know It's Glaucoma Awareness Month?

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you noticing problems with peripheral vision in both eyes? Have you experienced intense headaches and noticed halos around lights? These are common symptoms of glaucoma. Did you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma! What Is Gla...

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Should You Get LASIK In The Winter?

Should You Get LASIK In The Winter?

Friday, December 20, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Have you been trying to figure out the right time to get LASIK? Is improving your vision something that you have been dreaming about for years? Figuring out an ideal time to get LASIK is important. You want to make sure you have a few days to recover. This is what makes getting LASIK i...

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Did You Know December Is Safe Toys And Celebrations Month?

Did You Know December Is Safe Toys And Celebrations Month?

Friday, December 13, 2019
by EyeHealth Northwest

Are you trying to figure out what to get your child as a holiday gift? Is opening bottles of champagne your job during a New Year's Eve celebration? One of the most important things to know this holiday season is that December is safe toys and celebrations month. We're encouraging our pa...

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