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Keep An “Eye” On Your Medication

Keep An "Eye" On Your Medication - ways to make sure you do not mix up your eyedrops with harmful materials that are similar in appearance

Having an issue with your eyes is bad enough, but making the situation even worse is if you accidentally confuse your eye drop medication with another similar-looking bottle. It may seem like an unlikely scenario, but it happens. In fact, it’s actually quite common. There are a variety of other bottles—like ear drops (the most […]

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Vision and the Great Outdoors

30 minutes of daily outdoor physical activity reduces the advancement of nearsightedness

  It has long been known that daily physical activity is good for children, but now there’s a significant reason to make sure they get outside for that activity: healthier vision. A recent study conducted by researches in Beijing, China, found that 30 minutes of daily outdoor physical activity reduces the advancement of nearsightedness. Nearsightedness, […]

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Go Back to School with Better Vision

There’s always a lot to do when preparing for kids to start back to school: get school supplies, purchase new clothes and shoes, attend any back-to-school functions, and perhaps even get a physical. But there’s something else that should be on that to-do list: a back-to-school eye exam. Many parents overlook it, but a comprehensive […]

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Is LASIK Surgery Right For You?

According to the Vision Council of America, approximately 75% of adults in the United States wear some sort of vision correction. More than half of those (about 64%) wear glasses. If you’re one of the millions of Americans wearing glasses or contacts and are tired of them, you might have an opportunity to change that […]

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Restoring Youthful Vision

Premier Medical, Eye and Vision

Who doesn’t want youthful vision? The unfortunate part is that as we age, our vision slowly worsens. A big part of the loss of youthful vision is developing cataracts. Cataracts occur when the eye’s natural lens gets cloudy. The clouding blocks light and causes vision to gradually blur, thereby diminishing vision. It’s essentially like trying […]

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4 Most Common Eye Conditions

A recent study found many Americans say going blind would be the worst thing to happen to them. Yet of those surveyed, many were unaware of eye diseases and factors that put their vision in danger. Here are four of the most common eye conditions and what they mean to you: Refractive Errors If you’re […]

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Don’t Forget About Your Flexible Spending Account Dollars

Don’t Forget About Your Flexible Spending Account Dollars

Have you used all of your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) dollars this year? If not, Time’s running out. Don’t let your FSA dollars expire at the end of the year, put them to good use on eyeglasses, sunglasses and eye exams at Premier Medical! What is a Flexible Spending Account? A Flexible Spending Account is […]

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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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Glaucoma 101

As the second leading cause of blindness, glaucoma is a common eye disease that is often difficult to detect and slow to develop. It is important to have regular eye exams to maintain the health of your eyes.   What is glaucoma and what causes it? Glaucoma is a slow process of fluid building up […]

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