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Night Driving and Your Vision
As the days get shorter and we head into another Kansas City winter, we spend a lot more time driving at night. It’s unavoidable when the sun sets by 5 pm! Unfortunately, however, nighttime is the most dangerous time to find yourself behind the wheel – particularly if you have any vision issues.
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Driving Safely With Aging Eyes
Many factors influence your safety behind the wheel. One of the most important is your vision. As you grow older, your eyes are prone to certain conditions that impact your sight. Many of these diseases develop gradually, without any pain or perceptible symptoms. Without regular eye exams, you can experience irreversible damage before you notice […]
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MAY IS HEALTHY VISION MONTH
Did you know May is healthy vision month? It’s an annual event organized by the National Eye Institute (NEI) to help educate the public and help promote awareness of eye health issues. Because so many serious eye conditions present with little to no warning, it’s important to do everything you can to keep your eyes […]
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HOW LACK OF SLEEP AFFECTS YOUR EYES
Balancing the demands of work and family mean people are constantly on the go. Smartphones and tablets add to the endless activity by making it possible to communicate anytime, anywhere. Unfortunately, it often feels like there isn’t enough time to get everything done, and sleep is often the first casualty. Working late or getting up […]
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DIABETES AND YOUR VISION
As you may expect, diabetes can cause a variety of vision complications if it is not controlled and maintained carefully. Although it is possible for blindness to occur over time, most concerns affecting your vision can be avoided or managed if you remain proactive about early diagnosis and treatment options. Many people diagnosed with diabetes […]
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