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  • 4 Signs You Have Eye Allergies

    4 Signs You Have Eye Allergies

    Spring has sprung in East Tennessee, and along with all the beautiful blooms comes the layer of yellow pollen that covers our cars and deck furniture. It’s no secret that  seasonal allergies are rampant in our region. In fact, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation ranked the top 100 “most challenging places to live with spring […]

    Continue Reading April 26, 2019

  • Why We Need Tears

    We tend to only think of tears when something makes us cry, whether we’re watching a touching or tragic movie or we’re laughing so hard that our eyes water.

    Continue Reading April 24, 2019

  • Why & When Should Children Have Eye Exams?

    Why & When Should Children Have Eye Exams?

    It’s estimated that one out of four children struggle with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision problems. Many of the signs, symptoms, and behaviors that are caused by vision problems are also associated with learning disabilities, so some of these children are misdiagnosed as having a learning disability. Since 80% of what children learn […]

    Continue Reading April 15, 2019

  • If Your Parent Had Macular Degeneration, Does That Mean You Will Too?

    When a physician or doctor asks you if you have a family history of health conditions like cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer, it’s not because they’re being nosy. It’s because genetics plays a role in your chances of developing many health conditions, including eye diseases like macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive and […]

    Continue Reading March 7, 2019

  • How To Tell If You Have Cataracts, And How To Treat Them

    Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness around the world, and are one of the most common conditions related to aging. By age 65, you have a 50% chance of developing a cataract, and, by age 75, it jumps to a 70% chance. In fact, more than 20 million adults over age 40 and 50% […]

    Continue Reading February 22, 2019