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Keeping Your Eyes Safe This Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full effect and for most of us it’s a time that we all look forward to as it means attending parties, relaxing, and spending time with the people we love most. It is meant to be a time of joy and celebration. Do not let preventable eye injuries ruin your… Read More


How Lack Of Sleep Affects Your Vision

In today’s fast paced and hectic world it is very common to miss out on getting enough restful sleep each night. The challenge of balancing proper rest with everything else that needs to get done in a day can be very tricky. However, many are not aware that not getting enough rest can wreak havoc… Read More


November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month. Diabetic eye disease is one of the major causes of vision loss in adults. When the sugar levels in the blood are high, it is very stressful on the blood vessels all over the body, putting individuals at high risk for heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease. In the… Read More


October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month and Whitten Laser Eye would like to remind you that nearly half of all eye injuries occur in or around the home. Nearly 2.5 million people in the United States experience an eye injury each year, and nearly 1 million people have lost some degree of… Read More


October 11th is World Sight Day

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness created to help focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of those with visual impairments. Each year the event is held on the second Thursday of October. World Sight Day is observed globally by those involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring sight. It… Read More


5 Tips to Help You See Better in The Digital World

When thinking about how to describe the world we live in one word generally comes to mind: connected. Everywhere we go we’re usually carrying around some sort of device that keeps us connected to something important to us. Whether it’s a tablet, smart phone or a computer that we’re using to stay in touch, we… Read More


A Healthy Diet Equals Healthy Vision, Here Are Some Tips to Improve Your Summer Snacking

Studies have shown that a diet rich in antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, as well as Zinc, Omega-3 fats, the carotenoids Lutein and Zeaxanthin can help protect your eyes against age-related macular degeneration as well as cataracts. Certain foods actually have more of these important nutrients than others, but just eating more fruits and… Read More


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