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Vision Exam in New Smyrna Beach

How Vision Loss Can Affect the Brain

Vision Exam in New Smyrna Beach A growing body of evidence suggests that when older people’s brains have to work harder to see, declines in language, memory, attention and more could follow. Medical practice tends to divide its clients  into specialties defined by body parts: ophthalmology, neurology, gastroenterology, psychiatry and the like. But in fact, the human body doesn’t function in silos. Rather, it works as an integrated whole, and what goes awry in one part of the body can

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Family Eye Care in Port Orange

Can Wearing Sunglasses Prevent Cataracts?

Family Eye Care in Port Orange Protecting your eyes may prevent cataracts or slow their progression. A number of risk factors are known to contribute to the development of cataracts. But that doesn’t mean cataracts can necessarily be prevented. In fact, some of the largest risk factors for cataracts, like age, are out of your control. Still, it’s smart to take steps that might slow the development of cataracts, especially if you have a family history of the disorder or

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Family Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach

Best Vision Supplements

Family Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach Precision Eye Institute is now offering to patients a nutritional supplement to help with eye care. One such supplement MacuHealth which is an nutritional supplement that can replenish pigment to protect your eyes and enhance your visual performance. The supplement is now available at at all three Precision Eye Institute Locations MacuHealth is the only nutritional vision supplement containing all three macular carotenoids: Lutein, Meso-Zeaxanthin and Zeaxanthin in the same 10:10:2 ratio that

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Eye Care in Holly Hill

Can Sore Eyes be a Symptom of Covid-19?

The most significant ocular symptom experienced by those suffering from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was sore eyes, according to new research published in BMJ Open Ophthalmology. Eye Care in Holly Hill. The most significant ocular symptom experienced by those suffering from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was sore eyes, according to new research published in BMJ Open Ophthalmology. Although COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, with the most common symptoms being continuous cough and high temperature, previous research has shown ocular

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LASIK in Ormond Beach

LASIK in Ormond Beach

COVID’s foggy glasses spawn LASIK surgery revival Lasik eye surgery is making a comeback, especially here in Florida where an active lifestyle requires keen eyesight for both above and below the water! LASIK in Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach area is a procedure many active adults are looking into. After months of face masks fogging up their glasses and contacts drying out from all the extra Zoom meetings while working from home, Americans are fed up and are boosting demand

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LASIK Surgery in Port Orange

6 Reasons Your Glasses Take the Fun Outta Theme Parks

Ready to clear up your vision with LASIK Eye Surgery? Take our LASIK Eye Self Test LASIK Surgery in Port Orange Can we all acknowledge that sometimes theme parks are complicated experiences? On the one hand, there’s something about letting your body be whipped around in a tiny cart at extreme speeds wearing a questionable a seatbelt that is simply exhilarating. On the other hand, there are huge crowds of people who have no idea where they’re going, everything is

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protect your eyes from Coronavirus

What type of face mask should I be using?

A face mask reduces coronavirus transmission but doesn’t protect the eyes To reduce the spread of coronavirus, federal health officials now recommend that Americans wear non-medical cloth face masks when they’re out in public.  Face masks, however, don’t offer complete protection because they don’t shield the wearer’s eyes, says the coronavirus response coordinator for the White House.  CDC recommends cloth face masks  President Trump announced earlier this month that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had reversed its

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telemedicine for eye care

Telemedicine Options for Patients

Telemedicine for Eye Care Due to the recent Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the President of the United States has broadened access to telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. These policy changes build on the regulatory flexibilities granted under the President’s emergency declaration. This is great news for patients with issues concerning their eyes, especially eye emergencies.

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Emergency Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach

Emergency Eye Care in New Smyrna Beach

New guidelines for treating patients with eye emergencies The Precision Eye Institute is committed to providing high quality emergency eye care in the New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater area for new and existing patients. The new coronavirus is touching us all, one way or another. The virus is infectious but so are the preventative measures we all can take. The following are guidelines put forth by the American Academy of Ophthalmology on how to treat treat patients under the current

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Lasik in Oak Hill

Ask the Doctor: How long does LASIK last?

Ready to clear up your vision with LASIK Eye Surgery? Take our LASIK Eye Self Test Lasik in Oak Hill – How long does it last? Orest Krajnyk, MD: It is a very common myth, people thinking that LASIK is not permanent and that it may only lasts a couple of years. The fact is, LASIK permanently corrects the vision prescription – your nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism – that you come in with to have the procedure. Utilizing a laser

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