TEENS NOT WEARING THEIR GLASSES: WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

Posted by on August 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Eyeglasses may not always look the coolest. But, if your teen has a prescription for corrective lenses, it’s in their best interest to wear them …

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COMMON EYE INFECTIONS AMONG ADULTS

Posted by on August 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Just as with everything else, your eyes change throughout your life. That’s why many common eye conditions are experienced by older adults. As the structure and function of the eyes change, risk increases for ocular infections. If you are a mature adult or caring for one, keep reading to learn about the most common eye infections.

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KERATOCONUS ISSUES AND ANSWERS

Posted by on July 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Dieters will sometimes joke about waging their own personal “Battle of the Bulge” as they work to lose weight. But some individuals are more concerned about another “Battle of the Bulge” — a battle that can have serious consequences for their eyesight. Keratoconus, a progressive condition that causes the cornea to take on an abnormal bulging shape, can produce major refractive errors and other vision-limiting problems. But if you’re suffering from keratoconus, you’ll be happy to know that medical science offers a variety of options to treat your condition and optimize your eyesight.

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TOP EYE EXERCISES TO BOOST YOUR VISION

Posted by on July 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Do your eyes start to feel more tired than usual? Have you noticed that the longer you stare at your digital screens, the more fatigued, sore, or even dry they become?

Nowadays, most eye problems aren’t even age-related. They happen simply because of negligence and failure to focus on our body’s health. They also happen as a result of not prioritizing preventative health. This means, doing what you can before that common eye problem becomes a common eye disease.

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WE ARE A HUMANA GOLD-APPROVED PROVIDER

Posted by on July 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Silverstein Eye Centers is pleased to announce that we now accept Humana Gold insurance plans.

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of 65, many of whom are also enrolled in Medicare. Silverstein Eye Centers has partnered with Humana to support the Humana Gold insurance programs — Medicare supplement plans with benefits that can help cover the cost of medically-necessary vision correction procedures like cataract surgery.

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ARE THESE 4 COMMON EYE PROBLEMS AFFECTING YOUR HEALTH?

Posted by on May 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Do you ever wonder if you are prone to certain eye diseases? Perhaps you have been feeling strange sensations, or seeing things differently than before?

It is always good to have regular check-ups with your eye doctor or healthcare specialists. Getting your symptoms checked as early as possible can be vital in avoiding common eye illnesses and problems.

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HOW TO MINIMIZE EYE IRRITATION FROM SPRING ALLERGIES

Posted by on May 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Seasonal allergies are a fact of life for many people throughout the US. An estimated 7.8% of the adult population suffers from allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever. Read More: Minimize Eye Irritation from Spring Allergies
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SMART STRATEGIES FOR FIGHTING AMD

Posted by on April 30, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, can pose a serious threat to your eyesight, especially as you near your 60s. This disease progresses in stages, with each stage holding more potential to cause progressive, irreversible damage to your central field of vision. But while you might understandably fear the vision loss that this disorder can create, you should also know that you have the power to fight back against it. Read More: Smart Strategies for Fighting AMD
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WHAT YOUR EYES REVEAL ABOUT YOUR GENERAL HEALTH

Posted by on April 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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Visiting your Kansas City eye doctor on a regular basis is extremely important — for more reasons than you may know. While your eye care clinic is invested in helping to maintain your eyesight and minimize your risk of common eye conditions, they also play a crucial role in your overall health and wellness. How? Because the health of your eyes is tied to the health of various other bodily systems. Read More: What Your Eyes Reveal About Your General Health
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8 SMALL WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR EYE HEALTH

Posted by on April 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

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When you pay a visit to your Kansas City ophthalmologist, you’re no doubt hoping to hear good news. Perhaps you’d love to hear, “You’ve got great vision” or at the very least, “Your vision hasn’t changed remarkably.” This is perfectly understandable. We all want to keep our vision healthy, for as long as we can.

Many people are surprised to learn that they do have some control over their eye health — it’s not totally influenced by genetics. In fact, there are some simple practices you can incorporate into your everyday life to prevent common eye problems and maintain, or even strengthen, your vision. Read More: Ways to Improve Your Eye Health

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