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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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The Affects of Hearing Loss

According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, approximately 20 percent of Americans—that’s 48 million people—report some degree of hearing loss. In fact, hearing loss is the third most common physical condition Americans face, coming in behind arthritis and heart disease. While most people think solely about senior citizens when it comes to loss—those age […]

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How Can You Prevent Allergies?

With the arrival of springtime comes beautiful sunshine, warm weather, and numerous opportunities to be outdoors. But once spring has sprung that also means another, more dreaded aspect of the season: allergies. Allergies are one of the nation’s most common diseases as they plague millions of Americans. In fact, according to the Asthma and Allergy […]

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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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Most Common ENT Problems in Children

Four most common ENT illnesses in Children

Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems are extremely common in kids. Part of that is because many parts of the ENT region in children have not developed enough and, therefore, are apt to not function properly. Another issue that often leads to ENT problems in children is allergies. It’s important to know the most common […]

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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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An Outbreak of Seasonal Influenza – Get Your Flu Shot

Alabama Department of Public Health issued an emergency alert last Thursday (1/11/2018) regarding this year’s outbreak of seasonal influenza (flu) in our area. Here’s what you need to know (from ADPH): Hospitals are at or over normal patient capacity due in large part to the number of patients presenting with seasonal influenza-like symptoms. Local emergency […]

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