September is Healthy Aging Month

September 2021 is Healthy Aging Month, a whole month dedicated to empowering older adults and raising awareness of the health measures you can take to promote the positive features of aging.

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It’s National Dry Eye Month!

When our eyes don’t produce enough of one of the components or make enough tears, we experience dry eye. Wondering why this might be happening to you? Here are the most common causes.

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June is Cataract Awareness Month!

Did you know that June is National Cataract Awareness Month? Cataract(s) affect more than 24 million Americans over the age of 40 and is an exceptionally common eye condition, especially in the older population. Cataract(s) occur when the lens of your eye(s) becomes cloudy, making it difficult to see clearly and dangerous to operate a […]

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Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome?

You’ve heard all about the adverse effects of sitting at a desk all day, but did you know that desk job could also be hurting your eyes? Computer Vision Syndrome (also known as Digital Eye Strain) develops when our eyes are overworked from reading or viewing computer screens for an extended period of time and […]

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3 Tips for Protecting your Eyes for Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, and here at The Eye Institute, we believe that vision health is part of an individual’s overall health management for school, for work, and for life. Being able to see clearly is just as important for a healthy and happy lifestyle as exercise and nutrition. Make healthy vision a priority […]

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Managing Ocular Allergies

Springtime is coming, and if you’ve ever experienced a North Carolina spring you’re probably all too familiar with the fact that spring and “pollen season” are synonymous around here. While that thick coating of yellow dust is a major sign that spring has sprung, it can cause some serious discomfort. If your eyes are often […]

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