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Dry Eye: Causes & Treatment

What is Dry Eye? One of the most common eye issues today is dry eye. Dry eye happens when a person either doesn’t produce enough tear volume or has a poor quality tear film that isn’t stable enough to keep the surface of the eye sufficiently lubricated. In a healthy eye, lubricating tears—called basal tears—constantly […]

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Solar Eclipse: How to Protect Your Sight

Date: August 21, 2017 It’s not every day a solar eclipse happens, and when you have the rare opportunity to see a total eclipse of the sun, it’s something you don’t want to miss. Premier Medical wants everyone to enjoy the celestial phenomenon safely. Before you view the solar eclipse, please take the time understand […]

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Eye Exams: The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

Your eyes can tell a lot about your health. Dr. Gregory Jackson with Premier Medical says that getting routine eye exams not only can help correct vision problems, it can also find chronic systemic diseases like diabetes. This is why it’s so important to get regular eye exams, no matter how old you are or […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cataracts

Cataracts

Is your vision not as clear as it used to be? If things look blurry or hazy, cataracts could be to blame. Even though cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision loss in adults 40+, most adults are unaware of the condition and the factors that put their sight at risk. Cataracts, […]

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4 Ways to Live Well in 2017

45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but not many stick to them. This year, Premier Medical wants to encourage you to stick to one resolution – live well. Here are four ways Premier Medical can help you live well in 2017. Eye Exam The most important thing you can do in 2017, is schedule […]

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Digital Eye Strain: 7 Ways to Protect Yourself

Digital eye strain is becoming a common eye condition among Americans. On average, 60 percent of Americans spend more than five hours on their digital devices per day. Spending more than two hours on digital devices can cause symptoms of digital eye strain such as irritated eyes, blurry vision, fatigue, neck and back pain, or […]

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Hand-held Laser Pointers Pose Risk of Eye Injury

The FDA recently issued a statement warning consumers about the risk of eye injury associated with exposure to hand-held laser pointers. Often, hand-held laser pointers are misused as toys. The FDA has placed a limit on the visible light power of laser pointers to 5 milliwatts. What many consumers don’t realize is, even at 5 […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Glaucoma

You may have heard of glaucoma, but how familiar are you with this eye disease? Often, glaucoma is misunderstood. Here are 10 facts about the eye disease you need to know: 1. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness It is estimated that three million Americans have the disease, but only half know they […]

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Premier Medical: 100 Years of Excellence

100 years ago, William W. Perdue founded Perdue and Perdue (later the Mobile Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Center), the first and oldest clinic of its kind in the country. After studying at the University of Alabama, in New York, and in Vienna, Austria, Dr. Perdue applied his expertise to providing the utmost care for […]

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5 Easy Ways to Care for Your Eyes this Summer

 The warm summer sun makes everyday outdoor activities all the more exciting. However, many people fail to realize, too much sun exposure can lead to certain health risks such as the development of cataracts. Keep an eye on UV protection, this summer, with these five easy tips.   The first step to protecting your eyes […]

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