Overview of sports eye safety Every year, the emergency departments across the United States receives around 30,000 cases of sports-related eye injuries.  Athletes are susceptible to vision problems that could drive them away from the game for a long time, and in some cases, lead to irreversible damage. One of the reasons that explains the…

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chemical in eye

Every year, thousands of eye injuries get received by emergency departments after exposure to household chemicals. That is why eye safety around chemicals is the topic of this post and how to respond to a chemical in eye scenario. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), hospitals receive 125,000 eye injuries each year related to…

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Why do my eyes burn? Why do my eyes itch? What causes dry eyes? Is there more than one version of dry eyes? Why are my eyes watery if my eye doctor says I have dry eyes? Is my eye doctor crazy? What can be done to help with dry eyes? Got dry eyes? These…

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March is Eye Safety month and today I am going to talk about some different tips and tricks for Eye Safety. Workplace Eye Safety is important and I know from personal experience that eye protection won’t stop everything but it will help. I have had metal removed from my eyes and I have removed metal…

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Eye Vitamins for Macular Degeneration

Studies show great improvement of those suffering from age-related macular degeneration after taking these 6 eye vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C Vitamin E Lutein Zeaxanthin Zinc Copper They say, “time takes its toll on the body.” And while we don’t exactly know who they are, our bodies definitely feel the effects of age in many…

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Marijuana for Glaucoma

So, here in Oklahoma Marijuana is legal for medical use, but not for recreational use. As an Eye Doctor I get asked on a regular basis if marijuana is helpful for glaucoma. In order to cover this topic properly I must start by talking about what glaucoma is and what it does. In a nut…

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Glaucoma Specialist

Your local Optometrist is trained to be a glaucoma specialist. In the medical world glaucoma is referred to as “the silent thief of sight.” It is a very serious condition that often goes unnoticed during the beginning stages. Damage to the optic nerve normally begins early before the person with the disease can tell. We…

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The term “vision insurance” is commonly used to describe plans designed to reduce costs for routine preventive eye care (eye exams) and prescription eyewear (eyeglasses and contact lenses). In this vision insurance review I will discuss how plans are created equal. Some cover glasses every year, some cover glasses and contacts every year, and some…

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Hey Collinsville, tired of looking through fog while trying to find your favorite chips at the grocery store? Check out Collinsville Primary Eyecares tips and tricks on avoiding foggy glasses while wearing a mask. Seal Your Mask As you shop around Collinsville and Owasso for your essentials, you’ll find yourself exhaling into your mask, which…

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