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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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Floaters and Flashers: What are they?

Most all of us have experienced them at some point or another: those annoying little spots or specks that move around aimlessly in our field of vision. These are called floaters, which are caused by small pieces of vitreous that break loose within the eye. At a young age, the vitreous is gel-like. But as […]

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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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Sport’s Eye Safety: 5 Ways to Prevent Eye Injuries

The scores are in – 1 in 3 sports eye injuries involves kids. Sports eye injuries are a common cause of blindness in kids. Now, before you sideline your athlete, know that 90 percent of sports eye injuries can be prevented with the right eye protection. Here are five ways you can  protect your child’s eyes and […]

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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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